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外国名作家中隐藏着的那些“吐槽王子”

发表日期:2019-07-30    点击:



海明威



01


Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is.

现在不是去想缺什么的时候,而是要想一想凭现在的东西能做些什么。


02


Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry: Worry never fixes anything.

每天忧虑一下,你就会浪费好几年的光阴。如果什么地方出了问题,能解决就解决它。训练自己不要忧虑,忧虑解决不了任何事。


03


There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.

写作很简单。你所需要做的只是坐在打字机前,流血。仅此而已。



04


Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.

别和你不爱的人结伴出游。


05


No, that is the great fallacy: the wisdom of old men. They do not grow wise. They grow careful.

说什么老人富有智慧,不,这是个大谬论。老人并不增加智慧,只是越来越小心罢了。


06


Courage is grace under pressure.

勇气是在压力之下展现的优雅。


07


There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.

比其他人优越算不上高尚,比从前的自己优越才是真正的高尚。





毛姆




01


At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.

赴晚宴时,要吃的聪明,不用吃的太好;要说的好,不用说的太聪明。


02


Easy to change the habit to get rid of some bad habits, this is a sad life.

改变好习惯比改掉坏习惯容易的多,这是人生的一大悲衰。


03


A man who is discouraged by the attack, always a loser.

一经打击就灰心泄气的人,永远是个失败者。


04


Chasing dreams is chasing his own doom, in the ground is six pence in the street, he raised his head to see the moonlight.

追逐梦想就是追逐自己的厄运,在满地都是六便士的街上,他抬起头看到了月光。


05


What I want is to my attention, I want to Roast Beef and Yorkshire pudding, you give me bread and milk I was not satisfied.

我要的是令我专注的东西,我要烤牛肉和约克郡布丁,你给我面包和牛奶我就不满意。


06


The highest form of literature is poetry. Poetry is the ultimate aim of literature. It is one of the most noble activities of the human mind. It is a shortcut to beauty.

文学的最高形式是诗歌。诗歌是文学的终极目的。它是人的心灵最崇高的活动。它是美的捷径。


07


If we view of a person by his attention, we complacent, if he is of the opinion and cared nothing at all, and we hate him.
如果我们对一个人的看法受到他的重视,我们就沾沾自喜,如果他对这种意见丝毫也不理会,我们就讨厌他。


08


I still do not understand how contradictory human nature, I do not know how many of the true nature of the nature, noble, or how many of the mean, or even in the evil can not find a virtue.

我那时还不了解人性多么矛盾,我不知道真挚中含有多少做作,高尚中蕴藏着多少卑鄙,或者,即使在邪恶里也找得着美德。


09


What will happen in the future, I don't think about it at all. If all day thinking about today, worry about tomorrow, what do you mean? Is that things are so bad that no worse, I think there is always a way to go.

将来会怎么样,我根本不会考虑。要是成天想着今天,愁着明天,生活还有什么意思呢?就是事情糟到无可再糟的地步,我想总还是有路可走的。


11


Culture is something, not a ready-made clothes hand put on the line, but are absorbed into the body, to establish the character of nourishment, as food enhancement and development of the child's body like; it's not ornate modification, not to show off your knowledge, but a way to enrich the soul, to is really not easy.

文化这东西,不是一件现成的衣服伸手穿上就行,而是要吸收进体内、用来树立个性的养料,就如同食物增强发育期孩子的身体一样;它不是词藻华丽的修饰,更不是要炫耀你的学问,而是一种丰富灵魂的方式,得来实在不易。




王尔德




01


Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.
人是理性动物,但当他被要求按照理性的要求行动时,可又要发脾气了。


02


No man is rich enough to buy back his own past.
没有人富有到可以赎回自己的过去。


03


Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
适度是极其致命的事情。过度带来的成功是无可比拟的。



04


The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.

世上只有一件事比被人议论更糟糕,那就是没有人议论你。


05


Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.

平常的财宝会被偷走,而真正的财富则不会。你灵魂里无限珍贵的东西是无法被夺走的。


06


The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.
教养良好的人处处和他人过不去,头脑聪明的人处处和自己过不去。


07


Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
谈论天气是无趣人类最后的避难所。


08


It is absurd to divide people in to good and bad. People are either charming or tedious.
把人分成好的与坏的是荒谬的,人要么迷人,要么乏味。



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