- YLJLv 72 decades agoFavorite Answer
１"One must console oneself with the thought that time has a sieve through which most of these important things run into the ocean of oblivion and what remains after this selection is often still trite and bad."
２"One must console himself with this: that time has a sieve through which mostof the trifles run off into the sea of oblivion and what remains after this weeding out isoften still insipid and worthless."
When he came to the United States his difficulties intensified. While European reserve protected him to some extent, in America people would think nothing of coming up to himin the street and starting a conversation, just because they recognized him. He would respond cheerfully enough, but his feelings are reflected in a comment he is reported to have made after one such encounter: “Well, the elephant has gone through his paces again.” He once expressed a desire to ride on the New York subways, but had to get off after one stop becausehe was mobbed.He took comfort of a sort:Such massive and shameless lies and free inventions of reporters have appeared about methat I would long ago have been under the ground if I had allowed myself to take themto heart. One must console himself with this: that time has a sieve through which mostof the trifles run off into the sea of oblivion and what remains after this weeding out isoften still insipid and worthless.
2006-04-09 09:14:55 補充：
字數超過無法補充...就是我上面貼的那個網址,它一篇英文的學術研究, 有點像論文那樣很長,並沒有說是一本書喔,也沒說它有出版, 所以它沒說第幾頁第幾頁,你點進去看就會明白了喔