1 节制 Temperance
Eat not to dullness and drink not to elevation.
2 少言 Silence
Speak not but what may benefit others or yourself. Avoid trifling conversation.
3 秩序 Order
Let all your things have their places. Let each part of your business have its time.
4 决心 Resolution
Resolve to perform what you ought. Perform without fail what you resolve.
5 节俭 Frugality
Make no expense but to do good to others or yourself: i.e. Waste nothing.
6 勤俭 Industry
Lose no time. Be always employed in something useful. Cut off all unnecessary actions.
7 坦诚 Sincerity
Use no hurtful deceit. Think innocently and justly; and, if you speak, speak accordingly.
8 公正 Justice
Wrong none, by doing injuries or omitting the benefits that are your duty.
9 中庸 Moderation
Avoid extremes. Forebear resenting injuries so much as you think they deserve.
10 整洁 Cleanliness
Tolerate no uncleanness in body, clothes or habitation.
11 心态 Tranquility
Be not disturbed at trifles, or at accidents common or unavoidable.
12 节欲 Chastity
Rarely use venery but for health or offspring; Never to dullness, weakness, or the injury of your own or anothers peace or reputation.
13 谦逊 Humility
Imitate Jesus and Socrates.
以耶稣、苏格拉底为范 It is only the intellectually lost who ever argue.
It is very easy to endure the difficulties of ones enemies. It is the successes of ones friends that are hard to bear.
Life is one fool thing after another whereas love is two fool things after each other. 人生就是一件蠢事追着另一件蠢事而来，而爱情则是两个蠢东西追来追去。
Like dear St Francis of Assisi I am wedded to Poverty: but in my case the marriage is not a success.
Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience. 结婚是想象战胜了理智，再婚是希望战胜了经验。
Music makes one feel so romantic—at least it always gets on ones nerves, which is the same thing nowadays.
No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.没有女人应该对她的年龄十分准确。这显得有些精于算计。
One should never trust a woman who tells her real age. If she tells that, shell tell anything. 一个人决不应该相信说出自己真实年龄的女人。如果她把这都说出来了，那她什么都会说。
Please do not shoot the pianist. He is doing his best.
Science is the record of dead religions.
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.
The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
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。
The difference between journalism and literature is that journalism is ueadable and literature is not read.报纸和文学的区别是，报纸没法读，而文学则没人读。
The only difference between saints and sinners is that every saint has a past while every sinner has a future. 圣人和罪人的唯一区别是，每一个圣人都有过去，而每一个罪人都有未来。
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。
The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
The play was a great success, but the audience was a disaster.
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.
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.
This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.
Time is a waste of money.
To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.
To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
True friends stab you in the front.
When good Americans die they go to Paris. When bad Americans die they go to America.
All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling. 所有糟糕的诗歌都源于真情实感。
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.
When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers.
Whenever people agree with me I always feel I must be wrong.每当人们赞同我时，我总希望自己一定是错了。
Women are never disarmed by compliments. Men always are. That is the difference between the sexes.
Women have a much better time than men in this world. There are far more things forbidden to them.
Women love men for their defects; if men have enough of them women will forgive them everything, even their gigantic intellects.
Women represent the triumph of matter over mind, just as men represent the triumph of