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丹尼士文摘 | 6th Mar 2010, 2:39 | 哲人篇(丹尼士文摘) | (968 Reads)

「不懂寬容的人無疑是在毀絕一座自己必經經之橋,因為某一天,他也會需要別人寬容。」…喬治。赫伯特(George Herbert)(1593—1633).
出處:《人生30我要比別人好》
作者:王海謀/ 冉彬
日期:2005年

A gentle heart is tied with an easy thread.
George Herbert

A lean compromise is better than a fat lawsuit.
George Herbert

A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no staff to spin.
George Herbert

Be calm in arguing; for fierceness makes error a fault, and truth discourtesy.
George Herbert

Be thrifty, but not covetous.
George Herbert

Better never begin than never make an end.
George Herbert

Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most, grows two thereby.
George Herbert

Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer.
George Herbert

Do not wait; the time will never be "just right." Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.
George Herbert

Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, when once it is within thee.
George Herbert

Good words are worth much, and cost little.
George Herbert

He hath no leisure who useth it not.
George Herbert

He that cannot forgive others, breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass if he would ever reach heaven; for everyone has need to be forgiven.
George Herbert

He that hath lost his credit is dead to the world.
George Herbert

He that is not handsome at 20, nor strong at 30, nor rich at 40, nor wise at 50, will never be handsome, strong, rich or wise.
George Herbert

He that will learn to pray, let him go to sea.
George Herbert

Hell is full of good meanings and wishings.
George Herbert

If a donkey bray at you, don't bray at him.
George Herbert

In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
George Herbert

It is part of a poor spirit to undervalue himself and blush.
George Herbert

Life is half spent before we know what it is.
George Herbert

Living well is the best revenge.
George Herbert

Love and a cough cannot be hid.
George Herbert

Many kiss the hand they wish cut off.
George Herbert

Never was a miser a brave soul.
George Herbert

Night is the mother of counsels.
George Herbert

None knows the weight of another's burden.
George Herbert

One father is enough to govern one hundred sons, but not a hundred sons one father.
George Herbert

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
George Herbert

One sword keeps another in the sheath.
George Herbert

Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night.
George Herbert

Punishment is lame, but it comes.
George Herbert

Read as you taste fruit or savor wine, or enjoy friendship, love or life.
George Herbert

Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
George Herbert

Sometimes the best gain is to lose.
George Herbert

Speak not of my debts unless you mean to pay them.
George Herbert

Spend not on hopes.
George Herbert

Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.
George Herbert

Sweet spring, full of sweet days and roses, a box where sweets compacted lie.
George Herbert

Take all that is given whether wealth, love or language, nothing comes by mistake and with good digestion all can be turned to health.
George Herbert

The buyer needs a hundred eyes, the seller not one.
George Herbert

The devil divides the world between atheism and superstition.
George Herbert

The eyes have one language everywhere.
George Herbert

The mouse that hath but one hole is quickly taken.
George Herbert

The offender never pardons.
George Herbert

The resolved mind hath no cares.
George Herbert

The shortest answer is doing.
George Herbert

There is an hour wherein a man might be happy all his life, could he find it.
George Herbert

There is great force hidden in a gentle command.
George Herbert

There would be no great men if there were no little ones.
George Herbert

Throw away thy rod, throw away thy wrath; O my God, take the gentle path.
George Herbert

War makes thieves and peace hangs them.
George Herbert

You must lose a fly to catch a trout.
George Herbert



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