3 Thoughtful Translation Quotes

If we encounter a man of rare intellect,
we should ask him what books he reads.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  1. I’ve always found that if I have the cohones to say no to a client who wants a reduction, 10 minutes later they come back and say OK.

    Tom in London
    In Denmark we have a saying that goes like this:
    “He, who holds the rice, sets the price.” ๐Ÿ˜‰
  2. Translation can offer you a certain freedom of thought and action that is impossible in regular office work.

    Dan Lucas
    Get paid per word and you’ll have the chance to scale up your business. If you get paid just for showing up, you’ll get to a point where you can’t put in more hours. If you get paid per word, you can find ways to work smarter.
  3. If no one ever thinks that your rates are too high, that means that theyโ€™re too low. Or at least that you could be charging more.

    Corinne McKay
    Well, it’s a free market. In which situation are you able to help the largest number of people: being poor or being rich?
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2 comments on “3 Thoughtful Translation Quotes

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    Great quotes Thomas. I really like the last one. Being in a position to help the most people requires wealth, and so should be the main focus if your goal is to help the most people.

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      Well said, Jabeel. I would actually like to quote what you just wrote ๐Ÿ˜‰

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