・・・英文格言集 【その2】・・・

Give, and you may keep your friend if you lose your money;
lend, and the chances are that you lose yourfriend if ever you get back your money.
-Sir Edward Bulwar-Lytton (エドワード・バルワー=リトン卿)


Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle; Old Age a regret.
-Benjamin Disraeli (ベンジャミン・ディスレイリー)


Every man desires to live long; but no man would be old.
-Johathan Swift (ジョナサン・スウィフト)


War is much too serious a thing to be left to military man.


I do not know why I am so sad; there is an old fairy tale that I cannot get out of my mind.
〔どうしてこんなに悲しいのか わたしはわけがわからない
遠い昔の語りぐさ 胸からいつも離れない〕
-Heinrich Heine (ハイネ)


Truth is on the march; nothing can stop it now.
-Emile Zola (エミール・ゾラ)


Imperialism is a paper tiger.
-Mao-Tse-Tung (毛沢東)


Do not wait for the last judgment. It takes place everyday.
-Albert Camus (アルベルト・カミュ)


Home, home, sweet, sweet, home!There's no place like home! There's no place like home!
Be it ever so humble, there's no place home!
-John Howard Payne (ジョン・ハワード・ペイネ)


Revolutions are not about trifles, but spring from trifles.
-Aristotle (アリストテレス)


While there's life, there's hope.
- Terence(テレンチウス)


There is no greater grief than to recall a time of happiness when in misery.
-Alighieri Dante(ダンテ)


I am going in search of a great perhaps.
-Rabelais (ラブレー〔臨終の言葉〕)


To live is like to love-all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
-Samuel Butler (サミュエル・バトラー)


Life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating.
-O. Henry(O・ヘンリー)


A woman's whole life is a history of affections.
-Irving (アーヴィング)


Love is like the measles; we all have to go through it.
-Jerome K. Jerome (ジェローム・K.ジェローム)


It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives.
-James Boswell(ジェームズ・ボズウェル)


Is not miserable to be blind; it is miserable to be incapable of enduring blindness.
-John Milton (ジョン・ミルトン)


I saw that was a way to hell, even from the gates of heaven.
-John Bunyan : Pilgrim's Progress (ジョンバニアン「天路歴程」)



Never make a defence of apology before you be accused.
-Charles T (チャールズ一世)


At thirty a man suspects himself a fool; know it at forty, and reforms his plan;
At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his purpose to resolve;
In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves; and re-resolves then dies; the same.
-Edward Young (エドワード・ヤング)


Be wiser than other people are if you can, but do not tell them so.
-Chesterfield (チェスターフィールド卿)


There never was a good war or a bad peace.
-Benjamin Franklin(ベンジャミン・フランクリン)


Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.
-Samuel Johnson(サミュエル・ジョンソン)


This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.
-Horace Walpole (ホレス・ウォルポール)


It is better that ten guilty persons escape than one innocent suffers.
-William Blackstone(ウィリアム・ブラックストン)


If you have great talents, industry will improve them;
If you have but moderate abilities, industry will supply their deficiency.
-Joshua Reynolds (ジョシュア・レイノルズ)


Never despair. But if you do, work on in despair.
-Edmund Burke(エドモンド・バーク)


Man is a tool-using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.
-Thomas Carlyle(トマス・カーライル)


It's when you're safe at home that you wish you were having an adventure.
When you're having an adventure you wish you were safe at home.
- Thornton Wilder(ソーントン・ワイルダー)


If I were reincarnated, I'd want to come back a buzzard:
nothing hates him or envies him or wants him or needs him.
- William Faulkner(ウィリアム・フォークナー)


I can sympathize with people's pains, but not with their pleasures.
There is something curiously boring about somebody else's happiness.
- Aldous Huxley(オルダス・ハックスレー)


Most ignorance is vincible ignorance. We don't know because we don't want to know.
- Aldous Huxley(オルダス・ハックスレー)


There is no security on this earth. There is only opportunity.
- Douglas MacArther(ダグラス・マッカーサー)


Everytime a child says, "I don't believe in fairies,"there is a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
- James Matthew Barrie(ジェイムズ・マシュー・バリュー)


If you have charm, you don't need to have anything else ;
and if you don't have it, it doesn't matter what else you have.
- James Matthew Barrie(ジェイムズ・マシュー・バリュー)


I'd rather lose in a cause that will one day win than win in a cause that will someday lose.
- Woodrow wilson(ウッドロウ・ウィルソン)


Experience is the name everyone gives to his mistakes.
- Oscar wild(オスカー・ワイルド)


Read, read, read. Read everything--trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it.
Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies master. Read! You'll absorb it.
Then write. If it is good, you will find out. If it's not, throw it out the window.
- William Faulkner(ウィリアム・フォークナー)


Do not buy what you want, but what you need; what you do not need is deer at a farthing.
- Cato the Elder(大カトー)


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