尼采 (NIETZSCHE, Harold), 1844-1900
Blessed are the forgetful, for they get the better even of their blunders.
健忘的人有福, 因为他们获益最多, 即使是他们的错误.
Chastity is a virtue in some, but in many almost a vice.
The earth has a skin and that skin has diseases; one of its diseases is called man.
Even concubinage has been corrupted – by marriage.
即使是蓄妾也曾受贿 – 受婚姻之贿.
He who cannot lie doesn’t know what truth is.
A married philosopher is necessarily comic.
No small art is it to sleep: it is necessary to keep awake all day for that purpose.
睡觉并非雕虫小技: 为了达致这个目的, 必须一整天保持清醒.
There are two things a real man like – danger and play; and he likes woman because she is the most dangerous of playthings.
一个真正的男人喜欢两样东西 - 危险的和好玩的; 他喜欢女人, 因为她是最危险的, 也是最好玩的.
We are most unfair to God: we do not allow Him to sin.
Which is it – is man one of God’s blunders or is God one of man’s blunders?
孰是孰非 – 人是上帝的错误之一, 还是上帝是人的错误之一?
If a man really has strong faith he can indulge in the luxury of scepticism.
Marriage makes an end of many short follies – being one long stupidity.
婚姻 – 作为一个长久的愚蠢行为, 可抵消很多短暂的愚蠢行为.
There is not enough religion in the world even to destroy the world’s religions.
One should not go into churches if one wants to breathe pure air.
I do not give alms; I am not poor enough for that.
Woman was God’s second mistake.
诺瓦利斯 (NOVALIS), 1772-1801
Not only England, but every Englishman is an island.
不只英国, 而是每个英国人, 都是一个岛.
埃格尔内易 (NYE, Edgar Wilson), 1850-1896
Be virtuous and you will be happy; but you will be lonesome, sometimes.
做个有道德的人, 你会快乐; 但你有时会感到寂寞.