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1. Knowledge is power. (Francis Bacon, British philosopher)

知识就是力量。 (英国哲学家 培根)

【提示:本句适于灵活改写,如谈时间重要时可改为Time is power.;谈金钱重要时可改为Money is power.】

2. Knowledge is the food of the soul. (Plato, ancient Greek philosopher)

知识是心灵的食粮。 (古希腊哲学家 柏拉图)

3. Activity is the only road to knowledge. (George Bernard Shaw, British dramatist)

行动是通往知识的唯一道路。 (英国剧作家 萧伯纳)

4. Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it. (Thomas Fuller, British historian)

知识是宝库,而实践是开启宝库的钥匙。(英国历史学家 福勒)

5. A free man obtains knowledge from many sources besides books. (Thomas Jefferson, American president)

一个自由的人除了从书本上获取知识外,还可以从许多别的来源获得知识。(美国总统 杰斐逊)


6. If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it away from him; an investment in knowledge always pays the best

interest. (Benjamin Franklin, American president)

倾己所有追求知识,没有人能夺走它;向知识投资,收益最佳。(美国总统 富兰克林)

7. A little learning is a dangerous thing. (Alexander Pope, British poet)

学问浅薄,如履薄冰。(英国诗人 蒲柏)

8. A little learning is not a dangerous thing to one who does not mistake it for a great deal. (William Allen White, American


学问浅薄对一个人并不危险,只要他不误以为自己学问渊博。(美国知名记者 怀特)

9. Example is always more efficacious than precept. (Samuel Johnson, British writer and critic)

身教胜于言教。(英国作家、批评家 约翰逊)

10. Education commences at the mother’s knee, and every word spoken within the hearsay of children tends towards the formation

of character. (Hosea Ballou, British educator)

教育始于母亲膝下,孩童耳听一言一语,均影响其性格的形成。 (英国教育家 巴卢)

11. If you want your children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders. (John Bunyan, British


你若希望你的孩子总是脚踏实地, 就要让他们负些责任。(英国散文家 班扬)

12. Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. (William Yeats, Irish poet)

教育不是注满一桶水,而是点燃一把火。(爱尔兰诗人 叶芝)

13. Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. (Will Durant,American historian)

教育是一个逐步发现自己无知的过程。(美国历史学家 杜兰特)

14. The primary purpose of education is not to teach you to earn your bread, but to make every mouthful sweeter. (J. Angell,

American psychologist)

教育最主要的目的不是教你挣得面包,而是使你吃的每一口都香甜。(美国心理学家 安吉尔)

【提 示:除了直接引用,还可以在谈教育应利于学生求职这一反观点时,作为反驳的靶子, 如:The American psychologist J. Angell once said …

However, if several years’ college education fails to make us earn our bread, we do not even have the chance to taste how sweet it


15. In education we are striving not to teach youth to make a living, but to make a life. (William Allen White, American


教育不是为了教会青年人谋生,而是教会他们创造生活。(美国知名记者 怀特)

16. Education has for its object the formation of character. (Herbert Spencer, British philosopher)

教育以造就人的品质为其目标。(英国哲学家 斯宾塞)



1. Unpolished pearls never shine.


2. Learn young, learn fair.


3. A young idler, an old beggar.


4. Learning is the eye of the mind.


5. There is no royal road to learning.


6. Genius is nothing but labor and diligence.


7. Knowledge advances by steps not by leaps.


8. Knowledge makes humble, ignorance makes proud.


9. Complacency is the enemy of study.


10. He who inquires much learns much.


【提示:本句适于灵活改写,如谈实践的意义时可改为He who practices much learns much; 谈阅读或旅行的意义时可改为He who reads/ travels

much learns much.】

11. He who is ashamed of asking is ashamed of learning.


12. Learn from the mistakes of others and prevent your own.




1. My philosophy of life is work. (Thomas Alva Edison, American inventor)

我的人生哲学就是工作。(美国发明家 爱迪生)

2. To youth I have three words of counsel—work, work and work. (Otto Btismarck, German statesman)

对于青年,我的忠告只有三个词——工作,工作,工作。(德国政治家 俾斯麦)

3. Happiness, I have discovered, is nearly always a rebound from hard work. (David Grayson, American journalist)

我发现,辛勤工作的报酬几乎总是幸福。(美国记者 格雷森)

4. The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive. (Albert Einstein, American physicist)

一个人的价值应该在于他贡献什么,而不是他能获得什么。(美国物理学家 爱因斯坦)

5. Why should work be such a significant source of human satisfaction? A good share of the answer rest in the kind of pride that

is stimulated by the job, by the activity of accomplishing. (Leonard R. Sayles, British writer)

为什么工作竟然是人们获得满足的如此重要的源泉呢?最主要的答案就在于,工作和通过工作所取得的成就能激起一种自豪感。(英国作家 塞尔斯)

6. Work banishes those three great evils: boredom, vice and poverty. (Voltaire, French philosopher)

工作撵跑三个魔鬼:无聊、堕落和贫穷。(法国哲学家 伏尔泰)

【提 示:以上四句都可用来谈论工作的意义。此外,本句可随话题变化灵活运用,可以用以引出话题, 如:The French philosopher Voltaire said,

“Work banishes those three great evils: boredom, vice and poverty.” Sometimes so does a hobby. 也 可以仿写表达自己的观点, 如:

Exercise banishes those three great evils: illness, boredom and depression.】

7. The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today. (Elbert Hubbard, British writer)

为把明天的工作做好,最好的准备是把今天的工作做好。(英国作家 哈伯德)

8. It is no use doing what you like; you have got to like what you do. (Winston Churchill, British prime minister)

不能爱哪行干哪行,要干哪行爱哪行。(英国首相 丘吉尔)

9. We often hear of people breaking down from overwork, but in nine cases out of ten they are really suffering from worry or

anxiety. (John Lubbock, British banker)

我们常常听人说,人们因工作过度而垮下来,但是实际上十有八九是因为饱受担忧或焦虑的折磨。(英国银行家 卢伯克)

10. There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle. (Albert

Einstein, American physicist)

有这样两种生活方式:一种生活视一切为平常;一种生活视一切为奇迹。(美国物理学家 爱因斯坦)

11. Only a life lived for others is a life worth while. (Albert Einstein, American physicist)

服务他人的生活才有意义。(美国物理学家 爱因斯坦)


12. Home is the place where, when you have to go there, it has to take you in. (Frost Robert, American poet)

无论何时何地,家永远是向游子敞开大门的地方。(美国诗人 罗伯特)

13. The house of every one is to him as his castle and fortress. (E. Coke, British jurist)

每个人的家对他自己都像是城堡和堡垒。(英国法学家 科克)

14. He is the happiest, be he King or peasant, who finds peace in his home. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German dramatist and


无论是国王还是农夫,家庭和睦是最幸福的。(德国剧作家、诗人 歌德)

15. There is a skeleton in every house. (William Makepeace Thackeray, British novelist)

家家都有一本难念的经。(英国小说家 萨克雷)

16. Prevention is better than cure. (Charles Dickens, British novelist )

预防胜于治疗。(英国小说家 狄更斯)

17. Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health. (Thomas Alva Edison, American inventor)

快乐最利于健康。(美国发明家 爱迪生)


1. Business is the salt of life.


2. Industry is the parent of success.


3. A burden of one’s choice is not felt.


4. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.


5. A rolling stone gathers no moss.


6. It is easy to open a shop but hard to keep it always open.


7. As a man sows, so he shall reap.


8. Eat to live, but not live to eat.


9. Care and diligence bring luck.


10. Wealth is nothing without health.


11. A sound mind is in a sound body.


12. Good health is over wealth.



13. Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.


14. Good medicine for health tastes bitter to the mouth.




1. All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it. (John Locke,

British Philosopher)

人都会犯错误,在许多情况下,大多数仍是由于欲望或兴趣的引诱而犯错误的。(英国哲学家 洛克)

2. The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm but because of those who look at it without doing anything. (Albert

Einstein, American physicist)

世界变得危险不是因为那些带来危害的人,而是因为那些看到危害却置之不理的人。(美国物理学家 爱因斯坦)

3. Character is what you are in the dark. (D. L Moody, American churchman)

暗处最能反映一个人真正的品格。(美国教士 穆迪)

4. Personality is to man what perfume is to a flower. (C.C.Schwab,American Businessman)

品格之于人,犹如芳香之于花。(美国实业家 施瓦布)

5. Courage is the ladder on which all the other virtues mount. (Clare Boothe Luce, American dramatist)

勇气是一架梯子,其他美德全靠它爬上去。(美国剧作家 卢斯)

6. Morality may consist solely in the courage of making a choice. (Leon Nlum, French statesman)

道德可能仅仅在于有勇气做出抉择。(法国政治家 布鲁姆)


7. He who would do good to another must do it in minute particulars; general good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite and

flatterer. (William Black, British poet)

行善总是具体的、特定的;抽象的、笼统的行善是恶棍、伪君子和献媚者的托辞。(英国诗人 布莱克)

8. It is not enough to do good; one must do it the right way. (John Morley, British statesman)

人不仅要做好事,更要以正确的方式做好事。(英国政治家 莫利)

【提示:本句可用作解决问题时的过渡句,随后提供具体建议,来诠释“in the right way”。】

9. I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after. (Ernest Hemingway,

American writer)

我只知道所谓道德是指你事后觉得好的东西,所谓不道德是指你事后觉得不好的东西。(美国作家 海明威)

10. If your morals make you dreary, depend upon it, they are wrong. (Robert Louis Stevenson, British novelist)

如果你的品行使你郁郁寡欢,那么,这些品行无疑是错误的。(英国小说家 斯蒂文森)

11. Morality is not really the doctrine of how to make ourselves happy but of how we are to be worthy of happiness. (Immanuel

Kant, German Philosopher)

道德确实不是指导人们如何使自己幸福的教条,而是指导人们如何使自己值得拥有幸福的学说。(德国哲学家 康德)

12. We all tell lies—little lies, big lies, necessity lies in order to insure social and psychological peace and comfort. (Howard

Mel, American writer)

所有的人说谎——小谎、大谎、善意的谎——都是为确保社会安宁、心理舒适采取的必要手段。(美国作家 梅尔)

13. Distrust can be contagious. But, so can trust. (Robbins Stacia, British writer)

不信任有传染性。但是信任也如此。(英国作家 斯达卡)

14. Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence. (Erich Fromm, American philosopher)

爱是对人类之存在这一问题唯一明智而又令人满意的答案。(美国哲学家 佛洛姆)

15. Let no one who loves be called altogether unhappy. Even love unreturned has its rainbow. (Barrie, Scottish playwright)

没有一个能爱的人被说成是不幸福的,甚至没有得到回报的爱也有其光彩。(苏格兰剧作家 巴里)

16. The best proof of love is trust. (Joyce Brothers, American psychologist)

爱的最好证明就是信任。(美国心理学家 布拉德)

17. The course of true love never did run smooth. (William Shakespeare, British playwright)

通向真爱的路从无坦途。(英国剧作家 莎士比亚)

18. Love me little, love me long. (Thomas Heywood, English dramatist)

爱不贵亲密,而贵久长。(英国剧作家 海伍德)


19. It is impossible to love and to be wise. (Francis Bacon,British philosopher)

爱令智昏。 (英国哲学家 培根)

20. First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity. (George Bernard Shaw, British dramatist)

初恋就是一点点笨拙,外加许许多多好奇。(英国剧作家 萧伯纳)


1. Lies have short legs.


2. Cheats never prosper.


3. Penny wise, pound foolish.


4. He is wise that is honest.


5. Honesty is the best policy.



6. Love cannot be compelled.


7. Love is blind.


8. Love is full of trouble.


9. Love is never without jealousy.


10. Love me, love my dog.


【提示:本句可随话题变化灵活改写,如:Love me, love my books.或Love life, love the nature. 】

11. Hasty love, soon cold.


12. Beauty lies in the lover’s eyes.

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