Translation expands and enriches our world! Without it, we would miss out on many amazing ideas and opportunities. It is a powerful tool that has to be used very responsibly.
Learning another language opens your mind in a fantastic way to different kinds of thinking. In my experience, you can only really understand a culture if you learn the language!
When we write, we try to translate the world into letters and phrases – it is the original kind of translation, which can never fully do justice to the magnificence of life.
Very well said, Italo Calvino. As a translator, it is a true privilege to open up new worlds and possibilities to our fellow humans!