No.11
History is written by the victors.
歷史是由勝利者撰寫的。——丘吉爾(Winston Churchill)

 

No.12
A saint is a dead sinner revised and edited.
死去之罪人,經修訂編輯就是聖人。——比爾斯(Ambrose Bierce)

 

No.13
History records the names of royal bastards, but cannot tell us the origin of wheat.
歷史記錄了諸多王室私生子的姓名,卻不會告訴我們小麥的起源。——法布爾(Jean Henri Fabre)

No.14
It has been said that although God cannot alter the past, historians can.
據說,上帝無法改變過去,歷史學家卻可以辦到。——勃特勒(Samuel Bulter)

No.15
The Holy Roman Empire was neither holy, nor Roman, nor an empire.
神聖羅馬帝國,既非神聖,也非羅馬,更非帝國。——伏爾泰(Voltaire)

No.16
The past is an old armchair in the attic, the present an ominous ticking sound, and the future is anybody's guess.
過去是閣樓上的舊扶手椅,現在是不祥的滴答聲,未來是任何人的猜測。——瑟伯(James Thurber)

No.17
All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players; they have their exits and their entrance.
整個世界是座舞台,天下的男男女女只過是你方唱罷我登場的演員。——莎士比亞(William Shakespeare)

No.18
Today's shocks are tomorrow's conventions.
今天令人震驚之事,系明天習以為常之物。——海爾布倫(Carolyn Heilbrun)

No.19
The past is not a package one can lay away.
過去,不是可以束之高閣的包裹。——狄更生(Emily Dickinson)

No.20
History—half legend, half historical facts.
歷史,一半是傳說,一半是史實。——丁尼生(Alfred Tennyson)


No.21
A classic is a book which people praise and don't read.
經典,就是人們只誇不看之書。——馬克•吐溫(Mark Twain)

 

No.22
Autobiography is an unrivaled vehicle for telling the truth about other people.
自傳,如實記述他人的最佳手段。——吉達拉(Philip Guedalla)

 

No.23
Don't tell me what you dreamed last night for I've been reading Freud.
別告訴我你昨夜夢見了什麼,因為我在讀弗洛伊德的書。——亞當斯(F. P. Adams)

 

No.24
He who believes that the past cannot be changed has not yet written his memoirs.
認為無法改變過去之人,尚未撰寫回憶錄。——加林(Torvald Gahlin)

 

No.25
The person who writes for fools is always sure of a large audience.
為傻瓜寫作之人,總是擁有大量讀者。——叔本華(Arthur Schopenhauer)

 

No.26
To choose a good book, look in an inquisitor's prohibited list.
想挑好書,就去看看禁書單吧。——艾金(John Aikin)

 

No.27
When you read a biography remember that the truth is never fit for publication.
在讀傳記時,別忘記真相是永遠不宜公開的。——蕭伯納(George Bernard Shaw)

 

No.28
Wherever they burn books, they will also, in the end, burn human beings.
凡是燒書之地,最終也會燒人。——海涅(Heinrich Heine)

 

No.29
Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.
多數學問是由出版商賠錢的那些書積累起來的。——富勒(Thomas Fuller)

 

No.30
All books are divisible into two classes: the books of the hour, and the books of all time.
書,分為兩大類:一時之書和永恆之書。——羅金斯(John Ruskin)


No.31
A woman who is loved always has success.
有人愛的女性,總是成功的。——鮑姆(Vicki Baum)

No.32
A woman despises a man for loving her, unless she happens to return his love.
女性瞧不起愛上她的男子,除非她恰好有意回應他的愛。——斯托達德(Elizabeth Stoddard)

No.33
A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.
機敏的女性可貴,機敏的美女可畏。——梅瑞迪斯(George Meredith)

No.34
A woman is like your shadow—follow her, she flies; fly from her, she follows.
女人猶如影子:你追,她就跑;你躲,她就來。——尚福爾(Nicolas Chamfort)

No.35
Every woman loves more than a man loves, but out of shame she hides the sting of love, although she is mad of it.
女性之愛,都比男性之愛更強烈,只是由於害羞,她掩蓋著所受的愛之折磨,儘管她渴望得到愛。——農諾斯(Nonnus)

No.36
Love deceives the best of womankind.
最優秀的女性,也不免為情所惑。——荷馬(Homer)

No.37
Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.
女人是讓人愛而不是讓人理解的。——王爾德(Oscar Wilde)

No.38
Women are born with more sensitivity and intuition than men.
女性的敏感與直覺,天生就超過男性。——希利亞德(Marion Hilliard)

No.39
Where love is absent there can be no woman.
沒有愛的地方,就不會有女人。——桑德(George Sand)

No.40
When a woman is speaking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.
女性說話時,要傾聽她用眼睛說的話。——雨果(Victor Hugo)

 

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