阿比盖尔·亚当斯(Abigail Adams)

    阿比盖尔·亚当斯是约翰·亚当斯的妻子和最亲密的顾问,也是约翰·昆西·亚当斯的母亲。她有时被认为是美国的创立者,现在被指定为美国第一第二夫人和第二第一夫人,尽管这些头衔当时没有使用。她和芭芭拉·布什是唯一两位分别是一位美国总统的妻子和另一位总统的母亲的女性。

阿比盖尔·亚当斯(Abigail Adams)(Abigail Adams)名言

Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since.

嗯,知识是件好事,夏娃妈妈也这么认为;但她为自己的女儿着想得太厉害了,以至于从那以后,她的大多数女儿都很害怕。

阿比盖尔·亚当斯(Abigail Adams)

I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life. Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe.

我开始想,在生活的任何情况下,平静都是不可取的。我相信人是为行动和忙碌而生的。

阿比盖尔·亚当斯(Abigail Adams)

A little of what you call frippery is very necessary towards looking like the rest of the world.

一点点你所谓的花里胡哨是非常必要的看起来像世界上其他地方。

阿比盖尔·亚当斯(Abigail Adams)

Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of husbands. Remember all men would be tyrants if they could.

不要把这种无限的权力交给丈夫。记住,如果可以的话,所有的人都会成为暴君。

阿比盖尔·亚当斯(Abigail Adams)

I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, and like the grave, cries, 'Give, give.'

我越来越相信人是一个危险的生物,无论是拥有多少人的权力,都是永远抓住的,就像坟墓一样,我会哭着说:“给,给。”

阿比盖尔·亚当斯(Abigail Adams)

If we mean to have heroes, statesmen and philosophers, we should have learned women.

如果我们要有英雄、政治家和哲学家,我们就应该有知识的女人。

阿比盖尔·亚当斯(Abigail Adams)

I've always felt that a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting points of view he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic.

我一直认为,一个人的智力直接反映在他能同时在同一个话题上提出多少相互矛盾的观点上。

阿比盖尔·亚当斯(Abigail Adams)

Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.

专横的权力就像大多数其他东西一样,非常坚硬,非常容易被破坏。

阿比盖尔·亚当斯(Abigail Adams)