・・・英文格言集 【その1】・・・

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance --it is the illusion of knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin(ダニエル・J・ブアスティン)


Patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
どんな人に対しても、 憎しみあるいは恨みを持たないようにしなければならないのです〕
- Edith Cavell(Last words)(イーデス・キャヴェル〈銃殺される直前の言葉〉)


Somebody must play the bad parts in this world, on and off the stage.
- A.W.Pinero(アーサー・ウィング・ピネロー)


The Whole world is about three drinks behind.
- Humphrey Bogart(ハンフリー・ボガード)


When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults.
- Brian Aldiss(ブライアン・オールディス)


Don't be afraid your life will end; be afraid that it will never begin.
- Grace Hansen(グレース・ハンセン)


If I don't practice one day, I know it; two days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it.
- Jascha Heifetz(ヤッシャ・ハイフェッツ〈バイオリニスト〉)


Wisely, and slow; they stumble that run fast.
―William Shakespeare(シェイクスピア)


Imagination is more important than knowledge.
―Albert Einstein(アインシュタイン)


Make the most of yourself for that is all there is to you.
―Ralph Waldo Emerson(エマーソン)


Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind.
Samuel Ullman(サミュエル・ウルマン)


Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
―Helen Keller(ヘレンケラー)


To marry be like jumping into a river because you're thirsty.
―Eden Phillpotts(イーデン・フィルポッツ)


The best things carried to excess are wrong.
―Charles Churchill(チャールズ・チャーチル)


Live well. It is greatest revenge.
―The Talmud(「タルムード」)


It's better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
― Alfred Tennyson(アルフレッド・テニソン)


People ask you for criticism, but they only want praise.
― Samerset Maugham(サモセット・モーム)


Failure is success if we learn from it.
― Malcolm Forbes(マルコム・フォーブス)


There is only one success−to be able to spend you life in your own way.
―Christopher Morley (クリストファー・モーリー)


What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are,
but how you deal with incompatibility.
-Giorge Levinger(ジョージ・レビンガー)



Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.
-Andre Gide(アンドレ・ジイド)


If you can dream it, you can do it.
-Walt Disney(ウォルト・ディズニー)


Children have more need of models than of critics.
-Joseph Joubert


Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
-John Fitzgerald Kennedy(J・F・ケネディー)


Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.
-Anthony Brandt(アンソニー・ブラント)


Man knows so much and does so little.
-R・Buckminster Fuller(バックミンスター・フラー)


The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.
-Wallace Stevens(ウォレス・スティーブンズ)


Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves.
-Gene Fowler(ジーン・ファウラー)


Hell is other people.
-Jean P Sartre(ジャン・P・サルトル)


A sad barnyard where the hen crows louder than the cock.
-English Proverbs(イギリスの諺)


Oh, how many torments lie in the small circle of a wedding ring.
-Colley Cibber(コリー・シバー)


Every man can rule an ill wife but him that has her.
-English Proverbs(イギリスの諺)


The uglier the woman, the better the house-wife.
-German proverbs(ドイツの諺)


A wife is not to be chosen by the eye only, choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.
-Thomas Fuller(トマス・フラー)


A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.
-Rudyard Kipling (キプリング)


We women do talk too much, but even then we don't tell half we know.
-Nancy Astor (ナンシー・アスター)


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 (フィンリー・ダン)


Money is like a sixth sense--and you can't make use of the other five without it.
-Somerset Maugham (サマセット・モーム)


When I was young, I used to think that money was the most important thing in life. Now that I know it is.
-Oscar Wilde (オスカー・ワイルド)


It is not the man has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
-Lucius Seneca (セネカ)


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