一年愿望两年成——名句欣赏(九十四)
  1. Wooing the press is an exercise roughly akin to picnicking with a tiger. You might enjoy the meal but the tiger always eats last. Maureen Dowd, columnist, The New York Times 向媒体求支持这种行为大致类似与老虎一起野餐。这一餐你可能很享受,但吃到最后的总是老虎。
  2. I will say about The Times that every 25 years it publishes a book to show how wrong it has been over the great problems of the previous quarter of a century. Harold Macmillan, 1894-1986, British Conservative Prime Minister, 1966 关于《泰晤士报》,我会说,每过25年它就出版一本书,表明它对于刚过去的四分之一世纪的重大问题错得多么离谱。
  3. The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers. Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1826, 3rd President of the United States 什么也不读的人比除了报纸什么也不读的人受到更好的教育。
  4. Once a newspaper touches a story, the facts are lost for ever, even to the protagonists. Norman Maller, 1923-2007, American novelist and essayist 一旦报纸触碰一个故事,其事实将永远遗失,即使对主人公来说也是如此。
  5. No self-respecting fish would be wrapped in a Murdoch newspaper. Mike Royko, columnist, Chicago Tribune 没有哪条自尊的鱼愿意包在默多克报纸里。
  6. It’s amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day just exactly fits the newspaper. Jerry Seinfeld, American comedian 每天世界上发生的新闻恰好够报纸报道的,真是太让人惊异了。
  7. A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other. Anon. 新年决心是一种一年进而另一年出的东西。
  8. May your troubles in the New Year be as short-lived as your resolutions. Anon. 愿你新年的烦恼都是短命的,短得像你的新年决心一样。
  9. (New York:) A city where everyone mutinies but no one deserts. Harry Hershfield, 1885-1974, American cartoonist (纽约:)一个人人反抗但没人遗弃的城市。
  10. A car is useless in New York, essential everywhere else. The same with good manners. Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1996 汽车在纽约毫无用处,在其它地方都很重要。礼貌也是如此。
过去的时光好——名句欣赏(九十五)
曝光易了——名句欣赏(九十三)
评论
pathspaths山东济南
文章269
分类9
标签28