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为了申请英国大学,办理英国签证,甚至是为了获得更好的雅思成绩,英语文学的学习对于准备出国的留学生们而言也是必不可少的。


为了申请英国大学,办理英国签证,甚至是为了获得更好的雅思成绩,英语文学的学习对于准备出国的留学生们而言也是必不可少的。

My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One or other of us has to go.

我和我的墙纸即将展开生死决斗,所以我们中的一个必须得走。 ——1900年11月30日,于左岸旅店,他的遗言。

No man is rich enough to buy back his own past. -An Ideal Husband (1895)

没有人富有到可以赎回自己的过去。 --改编自《理想的丈夫》

The truth is rarely pure and never simple. -The Importance of Being Earnest (1895)

真相很少纯粹,也决不简单。 ——《不可儿嬉》

To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.

爱自己是终身浪漫的开始。 ——爱自己就是开始延续一生的罗曼史。

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

我们都生活在阴沟里,但仍有人仰望星空。

Most people discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.

大多数人发现他们从未后悔的事情只是他们的错误,但发现时已经太晚了。

What is the chief cause of divorce? Marriage.

什么是离婚的主要原因?结婚。

When a love comes to an end, weaklings cry, efficient ones instantly find another love and wise already had one in reserve.

当爱情走到尽头,软弱者哭个不停,有效率的马上去寻找下一个目标,而聪明的早就预备了下一个。

No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did he would cease to be an artist.

伟大的艺术家看不到事物的真实。如果他看到了,就不再是艺术家。

I represent to you all the sins you have never had the courage to commit.

我给你们讲述的是所有你们没勇气去犯的罪孽。

One can always be kind to people one cares nothing about.

一个人总是可以善待他毫不在意的人。

We Irish are too poetical to be poets; we are a nation of brilliant failures, but we are the greatest talkers since the Greeks.

我们爱尔兰人太诗意以至不能做诗人,我们的国家里充满才华横溢的失败者,可我们是自希腊人以来最伟大的说空话之人。

What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise

看似痛苦的试炼的往往是伪装的祝福。

The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray.

情感的好处就是让我们误入歧途。

Please do not shoot the pianist. He is doing his best.

请不要枪杀钢琴师,他已经尽力了。

The heart was made to be broken.

心是用来碎的。

The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.

公众惊人地宽容。他们可以原谅一切,除了天才。

Religions die when they are proved to be true. Science is the record of dead religions.

宗教一旦被证明是正确时就会消亡。科学便是已消亡宗教的记录。

Why was I born with such contemporaries

为什么我会和这样同时代的人一块出生呢?

A poet can survive everything but a misprint.

诗人什么都可以容忍,印刷错误除外。

Only the shallow know themselves.

只有浅薄的人才了解自己。

The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it... I can resist everything buttemptation.

摆脱诱惑的唯一方式是臣服于诱惑……我能抗拒一切,除了诱惑。

Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.

不满是个人或民族迈向进步的第一步。

I like to do all the talking myself. It saves time, and prevents arguments.

我喜欢自言自语,因为这样节约时间,而且不会有人跟我争论。

Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.

格言是智慧耐用的替代品。

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.

梦想家只能在月光下找到前进的方向,他为此遭受的惩罚是比所有人提前看到曙光。

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.

每个圣人都有过去,每个罪人都有未来。

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.

生活是世上最罕见的事情,大多数人只是存在,仅此而已。

I have nothing to declare except my genuis.

除了我的天才,我没什么好申报的。

I like men who have a future and women who have a past

我喜欢有未来的男人和有过去的女人。

Pessimist: One who, when he has the choice of two evils, chooses both.

悲观主义者是这种人:当他可以从两种罪恶中选择时,他把两种都选了。

Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.

社会仅仅以一种精神概念而存在,真实世界中只有个体存在。

What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing

一个愤世嫉俗的人知道所有东西的价格,却不知道任何东西的价值。

I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.

我喜欢人甚于原则,此外我还喜欢没原则的人甚于世界上的一切。

It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution

给我们赦免的,是忏悔而不是牧师。

I don't want to earn my living; I want to live.

我不想谋生;我想生活。

Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.

适度是极其致命的事情。过度带来的成功是无可比拟的。

The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.

世上只有一件事比被人议论更糟糕,那就是没有人议论你。

When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers -An Ideal husband, 1893

当神想惩罚我们时,他们就回应我们的祈祷。 -《一个理想的丈夫》

"Life is never fair...And perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not." -An Ideal Husband,1893

生活从来不是公平的……而且,或许对我们大多数人来说,这是件好事。 -《一个理想的丈夫》


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