International Translation Day is celebrated every year on September 30 at the feast of St. Jerome, a Bible translator who is considered to be the patron saint of translators. International Translation Day is meant as an opportunity to pay tribute to the work of language professionals, which plays an important role in bringing nations together, facilitating dialogue, understanding, and cooperation, contributing to the development and strengthening world peace and security.
Here we have collected messages, greetings and quotes for you to celebrate International Translation Day which can explain to you the importance of this day.
Happy International Translation Day Messages Greetings
- 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.
- The occasion of International Translation Day will always remind us that we have many talented translators doing excellent job of translating content to help us reach content of other languages.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- The special occasion of International Translation Day gives us an opportunity to thank all the wonderful translators to tell them that they are doing an awesome job.
International Translation Day Quotes
- “Translation is the art of failure.” –Umberto Eco
- “Poetry is what gets lost in translation.” Robert Frost
- “It is normally supposed that something always gets lost in translation; I cling, obstinately to the notion that something can also be gained.” ― Salman Rushdie
- “Not everyone who knows how to write can be a writer. Not everyone who knows two languages can be a translator.” ― Nataly Kelly
- “In translation language facility is not enough; blood and sweat are the secret.” —Samuel Putnam
- “Translation is like a woman. If it is beautiful, it is not faithful. If it is faithful, it is most certainly not beautiful.” –Yevgeny Yevtushenko
- “The first rule of translation: make sure you know at least one of the bloody languages!” –Faiz Ahmad Faiz