The UN General Assembly adopted resolution 71/288 on 24 May 2017, on the role of language professionals in connecting nations and fostering peace, and declared September 30 as International Translation Day.
Every year September 30th is observed as International Translation Day. This day is an opportunity to appreciate the wonderful work done by many translators across the world who are playing an important role of translating.
“Words travel worlds. Translators do the driving”. – Anna Rusconi
“To have another language is to possess a second soul.” – Charlemagne
“A translator is a reader, an interpreter and a creator all in one.” – Bijay Kumar Das
“Translation is that which transforms everything so that nothing changes.” – Gunter Grass
“Without translation, we would be living in provinces bordering on silence.” – George Steiner
“Translating is producing analogous effects with different implements.” – Paul Valery
“The art of translation lies less in knowing the other language than in knowing your own.” – Ned Rorem
Translation is not a matter of words only: it is a matter of making intelligible a whole culture.” – Anthony Burgess
“If the translator does his job as he should, he is a benefactor of humanity; otherwise, he is a veritable public enemy.” – Miguel Sanz
“A translator ought to endeavor not only to say what his author has said, but to say it as he has said it.” – John Conington
We wish all translators a Happy International Translation Day!
Translators are horses changed at the posthouses of civilization. Happy International Translation Day!
Writers make national literature, while translators make universal literature. Happy International Translation Day!
Celebrate this day by thanking and praising these professionals with International Translation Day greetings messages and lovely quotes.
The translator is a privileged writer who has the opportunity to rewrite masterpieces in their own language. Happy International Translation Day!
On the occasion of International Translation Day, I want to congratulate you for being able to translate content with such precision and excellence.
You are doing a great job by translating to many things which would otherwise would have been limited to limited people…. Warm wishes on International Translation Day.
Translation is not an easy job but you are doing this job really very well…. On International Translation Day, I want to extend warm greetings on your wonderful job.
It is not just about translating the words from one language to another, it is also about expressing the same thought and feelings…. Happy International Translation Day.
It really requires a lot of focus and hold on languages to be able to understand and translate content…. Wishing a very Happy International Translation Day.
Sending warm greetings on International Translation Day to you….. You are going a great job by translating content into different languages to make it accessible to many people.
It is an achievement in itself to know more than a language and another achievement to be able to translate content from one language to another…. Happy International Translation Day.
A translator has a responsible job, to be able to understand everything right and to be able to express it without any interference…. Warm wishes on International Translation Day.
The occasion of International Translation Day will always remind us that we have many talented translators doing an excellent job of translating content to help us reach the content of other languages.
Translators are the shadow heroes of literature, the often forgotten instruments that make it possible for different cultures to talk to one another, who have enabled us to understand that we all, from every part of the world, live in one world. Happy International Translation Day!