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谦逊一旦说出口——名句欣赏(十七)  

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1.      Why is a birthday cake the only food you can blow on and spit on and everybody rushes to get a piece? 为什么只有生日蛋糕这种食物你可以又吹它又吐它,而人人还都跑去弄一块?Bobby Kelton, American Comedian

2.      When you’re as great as I am, it’s bard to be humble. 当你像我这样伟大时,要谦卑就很难了。Muhammad Ali, American heavyweight boxer (Attrib.)

3.      If only I had a little humility, I would be perfect. 再有一点谦逊,我就完美了。Ted Turner, American media mogul and philanthropist (Attrib.)

4.      Thank you for sending me a copy of your book. I’ll waste no time reading it. 谢谢你把书寄给我一本。我决不浪费时间读。 Anon

5.      I wonder what we are publishing now is worth cutting down trees to make paper for the stuff. 我怀疑我们现在出版的东西是否值得为之伐树造纸。Richard Brautigan, 1935-84, American novelist

6.      Never lend books for no one ever returns them; the only books I have in my library are books that other folk have lent me. 永远不要把书借出去,因为没有人会还回来;我的书房里所有的书都是别人借给我的。Anatole France, 1844-1924, French novelist

7.      That trees should have been cut down to provide paper for this book was an ecological affront. 为了这本书本该伐树造纸的,这种说法是一种生态侮辱。Anthony Blond, 1928-2008, Spectator, 1893

8.      One always tends to overpraise a long book because one has got through it. 一个人总是倾向于过分赞美一本长书,因为自己看完了。E. M. Forswter, 1879-1970, ‘T. E. Lawrence’, Abinger Harvest, 1935

9.       From the moment I pick [a book] up until I laid it down, I was convulsed with laughter. Some day I intend reading it. 从我拿起一本书到我放下,我都笑抽了。总有一天,我将打算读它。Groucho Marx, 1890-1977, American actor and comedian (Attrib.)

10.   This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force. 这不是一本可以轻抛一边的小说。它得重重地扔。Dorothy Parker, 1893-1967, American writer and poet, in a book review

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