华特巴佐霍特 (BAGEHOT, Walter), 1826-1877
英国经济学家, 散文作家, 和新闻记者
The cure of admiring the House of Lords is to go and look at it.
The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
The greatest mistake is trying to be more agreeable than you can be.
An inability to stay quiet is one of the most conspicuous failings of mankind.
It is good to be without vice, but it is not good to be without temptations.
Men who do not make advances to women are opt to become victims to women who make advances to them.
One of the greatest pains of human nature is the pain of a new idea.
A parliament is nothing less than a big meeting of more or less idle people.
Poverty is an anomaly to rich people; it is very difficult to make out why people who want dinner do not ring the bell.
Human nature is not a high thing, but at least it has a high idea of itself.
菲立普贝力 (BAILEY, Philip James), 1816-1902
The worst men often give the best advice.
亚瑟巴尔福伯爵 (BALFOUR, Arthur James, Earl of), 1848-1930
I thought he was a young man of promise, but it appears he is a young man of promises.
It is unfortunate, considering that enthusiasm moves the world, that so few enthusiasts can be trusted to speak the truth.
这是很不幸的, 考虑到这个世界是由热心来推动的, 但却没几个热心人仕可以信任来传播这一事实.
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