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王尔德经典英文语录100句

  王尔德,全名奥斯卡·王尔德,19世纪英国著名的作家、诗人和散文家,以剧作、诗歌、童话和小说闻名,是19世纪英国(当时爱尔兰为英国统治)最伟大的作家和艺术家之一。

  而作为19世纪唯美主义作家的代表,现在很多人还给王尔德添加了一个新的名字,叫;毒舌”,而这就要从他的言行作品来理解了。下面是王尔德的100句经典语录,先读一读吧!

  1. Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative

  谈论天气是无趣人类最后的避难所。

  2. I have nothing to declare except my genius.

  除了我的天才,我没什么好申报的。

  3. I am not at all romantic. I am not old enough. I leave romance to my seniors.

  我一点都不浪漫。我还不算太老。还是把浪漫留给比我老的人吧。

  4. 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。

  5. 有些作品很有耐性,长时间以为也没被人了解,原因是这些作品为一些还未有人提出的问题提供了答案。这些问题在答案出现了很久很久以后才出现。

  6. 艺术并非模仿生活,而是生活在模仿艺术。

  7. The well bred contradict other people.The wise contradict themselves.

  教养良好的人处处和他人过不去,头脑聪明的人处处和自己过不去。

  8. Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.

  爱国是恶人的美德。

  9. Experience is the name every one gives to their mistakes.

  每个人犯了错误,都自称是经验。

  10. The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.

  对于忠告,你所能做的,就是把它奉送给别人,忠告从来就不是给自己准备的。

  11. As long as a woman can look ten years younger than her own daughter, she is perfectly satisfied.

  只要一个女人看上去比她自己的女儿小十岁,她就一定会心满意足。

  12. An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all.

  一个思想若称不上危险,那么它就不值得被称作思想。

  13. This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.

  悬念是可怕的。我希望它一直延续下去。

  14. 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。

  15. 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。

  16. Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.

  人是理性动物,但当他被要求按照理性的要求行动时,可又要发脾气了。

  17. 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。

  18. Ambition is the last refuge of the failure.

  雄心壮志是失败最后的避难所。

  19. Life is never fair…And perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.

  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。

  20. The very essence of romance is uncertainty.

  浪漫的精髓就在于它充满种种可能。

  21. I think that God, in creating Man, somewhat overestimated his ability.

  我想,上帝在创造人类时高估了他的能力。

  22. 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。

  23. A poet can service everything but a misprint.

  诗人可以拯救一切除了印刷错误。

  24. I don not want to earn my living .I want to live.

  我不想谋生,我想生活。

  25. The play was a great success, but the audience was a disaster.

  演出相当成功,但观众则是一场灾难。

  26. 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。

  27. 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。

  28. To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world, the most difficult and the most intellectual

  什么也不做是世上最难的事情,最困难并且最智慧。

  29. When I was young , I used to think that money was the most important thing in life , now that I am old , I know it is.

  我年青时以为金钱至上,而今年事已迈,发现果真如此。

  30. 这样的措辞使人理屈词穷,百口难辩,他轻而易举地将真理占为己有,无论怎么去论证以上的语句,真理总是站在他的那一边。

  31. Conscience and cowardice are really the same things.

  良心和怯懦其实是一回事。

  32. 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?33. Only the shallow know themselves.

  只有浅薄的人才了解自己。

  34. And, after all, what is a fashion? From the artistic point of view, it is usually a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.Literary and Other Notes I, Woman’s World (November 1887)

  时尚是一种让人难以忍受的丑陋,以至于我们不得不每六个月就更改一次。

  35. 墙纸越来越破,而我越来越老,两者之间总有一个要先消失。

  36. Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.

  艺术并非模仿生活,而是生活在模仿艺术。

  37. 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。

  38. One’s real life is often the life that one does not lead.

  真实生活就通常就是我们无法掌控的生活。

  39. To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.

  失去一个父母可以看成是一种不幸;失去双亲看上去就像是一种粗心了。

  40. 任何的艺术作品都无法表达观点,观点属于人,而非艺术家。

  41. A man’s face is his autobiography. A woman’s face is her work of fiction.

  男人的面孔是他的自传,女人的面容是她的幻想作品。

  42. 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。

  43. Like dear St Francis of Assisi I am wedded to Poverty: but in my case the marriage is not a success.

  就像亲爱的圣芳济一样,我也和贫穷联姻,但我的婚姻并不成功。

  44. 一个自身美好的主题对于艺术家毫无启示,它缺乏缺陷。

  45. The truth is rarely pure and never simple.

  真理很纯粹,可决不简单。

  46. 我们这个时代的人,读书太多,所以不再聪慧,思考太多所以不再美丽。

  a) 逢场作戏和终身不渝之间的区别只在于逢场作戏稍微长一些。

  47. Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.

  除了感官,什么也不能治灵魂的创痛,同样,感官的饥渴也只有灵魂解除得了。

  48. Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinion.

  争论是俗不可耐的,因为道德社会里每个人都持完全相同的观点。

  49. When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers

  当神想惩罚我们时,他们就回应我们的祈祷。

  50. Wicked women bother one. Good women bore one. That is the only difference between them.

  坏女人给我麻烦。好女人令我厌烦。这就是她们唯一的不同。

  51. I adore simple pleasures.They are the last refuge of the complex.

  我敬佩简单的快乐,那是复杂性最后避难所。

  52. Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.

  奚落是庸才对天才的颂歌。

  53. Women love men for their defects; if men have enough of them women will forgive them everything, even their gigantic intellects.

  女人因为男人的缺点而爱男人;如果男人的缺点足够多,女人什么事都可以原谅他们,哪怕是他们的智力。

  54. 犯罪并非是低级,但是低级都是犯罪。

  55. The world has been made by fools that wise men should live in it.

  愚人创造了这个世界,智者不得不活在其中。

  56. The Book of Life begins with a man and a woman in a garden…It ends with Revelations.

  《生命之书》始于一座花园里的一男一女……它最后以《启示录》告终。

  57. 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。

  58. Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attractiveness of others

  邪恶是善良的人们编造的谎言,用来解释其他人的特殊魅力。

  59. A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.

  一个人倘若不为自己思考,那就从未思考过。

  60. An excellent man; he has no enemies; and none of his friends like him.

  一个极其优秀的人。他没有敌人,而他的朋友也没有一个喜欢他的。

  61. I can resist everything except temptation.

  除了诱惑之外,我可以抵抗任何事物。

  62. A poet can survive everything but a misprint.

  诗人可以从任何事件中存活,印刷错误除外。

  63. The heart was made to be broken.

  心是用来碎的。

  64. 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。

  65. Quotation is a serviceable substitute for wit.

  格言是智慧耐用的替代品。

  66. 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了,那就是没有人议论你。

  67. The happiness of a married man depends on the people he has not married.

  已婚者的快乐来自那些他没有娶的人。

  68. It is better to be beautiful than to be good, but it is better to be good than to be ugly.

  美丽要比善良好,善良要比难看强。

  69. Democracy means simply the bludgeoning of the people by the people for the people.

  民主就是指人民用人民的大头棒打击人民。

  70. I adore political parties. They are the only place left to us where people don’t talk politics.

  我喜欢政治晚会,这是唯一人们不谈政治的地方。

  71. Nothing is so aggravating than calmness.

  没有比冷静更让人恼火的。

  72. There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants and the other is getting it.

  生活里有两个悲剧:一个是没有得到我们想要的;另外一个是得到了。

  73. Music makes one feel so romantic—at least it always gets on one’s nerves, which is the same thing nowadays.

  音乐让人感觉非常浪漫,至少让人感觉不安,如今两者是一回事。

  74. Thirty five is a very attractive age; London society is full of women who have of their own free choice remained thirty-five for years.

  三十五岁是一个非常有吸引力的年龄;伦敦社交圈内满是这样好多年一直保持三十五岁的女人,她们可以自由地挑来选去。

  75. 女人对许多事物生来就很精明,除了显而易见的东西,什么也瞒不了她们。

  76. A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone’s feelings unintentionally.

  绅士就是从不无心伤害别人感觉的人。

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

  伟大的艺术家所看到的,从来都不是世界的本来面目。一旦他看透了,他就不再是艺术家。

  78. There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.

  生活中只有两种悲剧:一个是没有得到我们想要的,另外一个是得到我们想要的。

  79. When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what would calls a romance.

  爱,始于自我欺骗,终于欺骗他人,这就是所谓的浪漫。

  80. The advantage of the emotions is that they lead us astray, and the advantage of science is that it is not emotional.

  情感的好处就是让我们引入歧途,而科学的好处是不感情用事。

  81. Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.

  恭维话从来没有让女人缴械,但可以让男人缴械。这就是性别差异。

  82. Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes, they forgive them

  孩子最初爱他们父母,等大一些他们评判父母;然后有些时候,他们原谅父母。

  83. Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.-The Sphinx Without a Secret

  女人是用来被爱的,不是用来被理解的。

  84. Rich bachelors should be heavily taxed. It is not fair that some men should be happier than others.

  对富有的单身汉应该客以重税。让某些人比其他人更快乐是不公平的。

  85. Over the piano was printed a notice: Please do not shoot the pianist. He is doing his best.

  钢琴上贴着一条告示:请不要枪杀钢琴师,他已经尽力了。

  86. I like talking to a brick wall, it’s the only thing in the world that never contradicts me.

  我喜欢对一堵墙说话,世界上只有它不会反驳我。

  87. 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。

  88. America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.

  美国是唯一一个直接从野蛮进入颓废、中间没有经过文明阶段的社会。

  89. Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong.

  每次人们赞同我的时候,我都觉得自己一定错了。

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

  没有伟大的艺术家是看事物真实的样子,如果他这样他就不再是艺术家。

  91. Tell the cook of this restaurant with my compliments that these are the very worst sandwiches in the whole world, and that when I ask for a watercress sandwich I do not mean a loaf with a field in the middle of it.

  请转告我对这家饭店厨师的赞誉,这是全世界最糟糕的三明治了,还有,我点的是豆瓣菜三明治,我并不是要面包片中夹一块菜田。

  92. 死亡和庸俗是十九世纪仅有的无法用巧辩逃避的东西。

  93. Bad artists always admire each other’s work.

  糟糕的画家总是欣赏彼此的作品。

  94. Twenty years of romance make a woman look like a ruin; but twenty years of marriage make her look like a public building.

  20年的韵事使女人变成一片废墟,20年的婚姻使女人变成一座公共建筑。

  95. 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。

  96. 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。

  97. Women are meant to be loved, not to be understood.

  女人是用来被爱的,不是用来被理解。

  98. I often take exercise. Why only yesterday I had breakfast in bed.

  我经常锻炼。只是昨天我是在床上吃的早饭。

  99. A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.

  不够真诚是危险的,太真诚则绝对是致命的。

  100. Looking good and dressing well is a necessity. Having a purpose in life is not.

  注意穿着打扮是必要的。而拥有生活目标却并非如此。

  近些年流行的毒鸡汤引起了一股丧文化热潮。但要说丧文化的代表,就不得不说王尔德了,他的语言多以颓废风格为主,在给人带来;丧”的感受时却又不由自主的有种醍醐灌顶的感觉。一凡认为与其说他是颓废派、丧文化的代表,还不如说他是完完全全的现实主义、写实派来得更加准确!因为读了他之后你会明白,他那所谓的丧和颓废,不过是更加真实的描述了这个生活、人和世界,仅此而已!

      

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