・・・The Collection of English Proverbs [No.1]・・・
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not
ignorance --it is the illusion of knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin
Patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred
or bitterness towards anyone.
- Edith Cavell(Last words)
Somebody must play the bad parts in this world,
on and off the stage.
The Whole world is about three drinks behind.
- Humphrey Bogart
When childhood dies, its corpses are called
- Brian Aldiss
Don't be afraid your life will end; be afraid
that it will never begin.
- Grace Hansen
If I don't practice one day, I know it; two
days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it.
- Jascha Heifetz
Wisely, and slow; they stumble that run fast.
- William Shakespeare
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
- Albert Einstein
Make the most of yourself for that is all there
is to you.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of
- Samuel Ullman
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller
To marry be like jumping into a river because
- Eden Phillpotts
The best things carried to excess are wrong.
- Charles Churchill
Live well. It is greatest revenge.
It's better to have loved and lost than never
to have loved at all.
- Alfred Tennyson
People ask you for criticism, but they only
- Samerset Maugham
Failure is success if we learn from it.
- Malcolm Forbes
There is only one success - to be able to spend
you life in your own way.
What counts in making a happy marriage is not
so much how compatible you are,
But how you deal with incompatibility.
Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt
those who find it.
If you can dream it, you can do it.
Children have more need of models than of
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their
-John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Other things may change us, but we start and
end with the family.
Man knows so much and does so little.
The most beautiful thing in the world is, of
course, the world itself.
Men are not against you; they are merely for
Hell is other people.
-Jean P Sartre
A sad barnyard where the hen crows louder than
Oh, how many torments lie in the small circle
of a wedding ring.
Every man can rule an ill wife but him that has
The uglier the woman, the better the
A wife is not to be chosen by the eye only,
choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.
A woman's guess is much more accurate than a
We women do talk too much, but even then we
don't tell half we know.
The reason you have no money is because you
don't love it for itself alone.
Money won't ever surrender to such a flirt.
-Finley Peter Dunne
Money is like a sixth sense--and you can't make
use of the other five without it.
When I was young, I used to think that money
was the most important thing in life. Now that I know it is.
It is not the man has too little, but the man
who craves more, that is poor.
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