2005年08月31日

"There is nothing new under the sun but there are lots of old things we don’t know."
Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914); US writer.

费译:虽说太阳底下并无新事,但是有很多旧事我们还不了解。

所以说,研究和思考是没有止境的。

2005年08月30日

"You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him discover it in himself."
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642); Italian astronomer and physicist.

费译:伽利略说,你不可能靠教让一个人学会做一件事情;只能帮助他靠自己的力量来发现其中的规律。

"It’s kind of fun to do the impossible."
Walt Disney (1901-1966); US cartoonist and movie producer.

费译:做别人看来不可能完成的事情颇有几分乐趣。

2005年08月28日

"The least initial deviation from the truth is multiplied later a thousandfold".
Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC); Greek philosopher.

费译:亚里士多德说,即使是最微小的对真理的背离最终都会被放大到一千倍。

2005年08月27日

"Absence of proof is not proof of absence."
Carl Sagan (1934-1996); US astronomer.

费译:缺乏证据并不代表事情没有发生。

2005年08月26日

"In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior."
Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626); British philosopher and statesman.

费译:以牙还牙,仅仅是和敌人打成平手;不过如果忽略报仇,就超越了对手。

2005年08月25日

"I don’t know whether war is an interlude during peace, or peace is an interlude during war."
Georges Benjamin Clemenceau (1841-1929); French statesman.

费译:我不知道是和平之间需要战争来过渡,还是战争之间需要和平来过渡。

2005年08月24日

"As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters."
Lucius Annaeus Seneca (2 BC – 65 BC); Roman philosopher.

费译:过日子如同讲故事,不在于故事多长,而在于故事多精彩,这才是关键所在。

2005年08月23日

"Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession as they torment us with their loss."
Epicurus (341 BC – 270 BC); Greek philosopher.

费译:财富增长给我们带来的欢乐往往抵不过损失相同数量财富给我们带来的折磨。

"Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.”
Benjamin Disraeli (1808-1881); British statesman.

费译:对危险的恐惧可以提醒我们去预防它;不惧怕危险,反倒给它可乘之机。