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Emily Temple, "How Many of the 100 Most Famous Passages in Literature Can You Identify?", LitHub, February 24, 2021.

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Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair. Lugu kahest linnast - on ainult adapteeritud tõlge ei
Robert Frost “The Road Not Taken”

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.

on tõlge ?
Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. "Uhkus ja eelarvamus" Eks ole üldiselt teada, et varakal vallalisel mehel on tingimata naist vaja. (lk 1) Henno Rajandi, 1985 on
Emily Dickinson “Because I could not stop for Death – (479)”

Because I could not stop for Death –
He kindly stopped for me –
The Carriage held but just Ourselves –
And Immortality.

on tõlge, Kareva? ?
J. D. Salinger The Catcher in the Rye Don’t ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody. "Kuristik rukkis" on tõlge ei
James Joyce "Ulysses" …and Gibraltar as a girl where I was a Flower of the mountain yes when I put the rose in my hair like the Andalusian girls used or shall I wear a red yes and how he kissed me under the Moorish wall and I thought well as well him as another and then I asked him with my eyes to ask again yes and then he asked me would I yes to say yes my mountain flower and first I put my arms around him yes and drew him down to me so he could feel my breasts all perfume yes and his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will Yes. "Ulysses" ei veel ei
Lev Tolstoi "Anna Karenina" Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. "Anna Karenina" on tõlge ?
Franz Kafka "The Metamorphosis" As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect. "Metamorfoos (Kafka)" on tõlge ei?
Jack Kerouac "On The Road" The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars. "Teel" on tõlge ei
Sylvia Plath "The Bell Jar" I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am. "[[]]" on tõlge ei?
T.S. Eliot "The Hollow Men"

This is the way the world ends
This is the way the world ends
This is the way the world ends
Not with a bang but a whimper

"[[]]" ? ei?
Albert Camus "The Stranger" Mother died today. Or, maybe, yesterday; I can’t be sure. "Võõras (Camus)" on tõlge ei
Jamaica Kincaid "Girl" ... this is how to make a good medicine for a cold; this is how to make a good medicine to throw away a child before it even becomes a child; this is how to catch a fish; this is how to throw back a fish you don’t like, and that way something bad won’t fall on you; this is how to bully a man; this is how a man bullies you; this is how to love a man; and if this doesn’t work there are other ways, and if they don’t work don’t feel too bad about giving up; this is how to spit up in the air if you feel like it, and this is how to move quick so that it doesn’t fall on you; this is how to make ends meet; always squeeze bread to make sure it’s fresh; but what if the baker won’t let me feel the bread?; you mean to say that after all you are really going to be the kind of woman who the baker won’t let near the bread? "[[]]" ei? ei
William Carlos Williams "This is Just to Say"

I have eaten
the plums
that were in
the icebox

and which
you were probably
saving
for breakfast

Forgive me
they were delicious
so sweet
and so cold

"[[]]" vist on? ei
Virginia Woolf "Mrs. Dalloway" Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself. "Proua Dalloway" on tõlge ei?
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry "The Little Prince" The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched, they are felt with the heart. "Väike prints" on tõlge ?
L. Frank Baum "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" A heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others. "Võlur Oz" on tõlge ega vist
Lewis Carroll "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland" Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. "Alice imedemaal" Jaan Kross ei?
Oscar Wilde "Lady Windermere’s Fan" We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. "Lady Windermere’i lehvik" teatritõlge on, aga trükitud? ETV telelavastusest saab
Frank Herbert "Dune" I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain. "Düün" jah
Margaret Atwood "The Handmaid’s Tale" Nolite te bastardes carborundorum. "Teenijanna lugu" tõlge on ei
Maya Angelou "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. "Ma tean, miks puurilind laulab" ei ei
William Shakespeare "As You Like It"

All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players:
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts.

"Nagu teile meeldib" on tõlge ei?
Herman Melville "Moby-Dick" Call me Ishmael. "Moby Dick" on tõlge jah
Dylan Thomas "Do not go gentle into that good night"

Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage, against the dying of the light.

"[[]]" Paul-Eerik Rummo, keegi veel? ei?
F. Scott Fitzgerald "The Great Gatsby" And so we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past. "[[]]" on tõlge ei
Philip Larkin "This Be the Verse"

They fuck you up, your mum and dad.
They may not mean to, but they do.
They fill you with the faults they had
And add some extra, just for you.

"[[]]" on tõlge ei?
Walt Whitman "Song of Myself"

I celebrate myself, and sing myself,
And what I assume you shall assume,
For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.

"[[]]" on tõlge ei?
William Shakespeare "Hamlet"

To be, or not to be: that is the question:
Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,
Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
And by opposing end them. To die: to sleep…”

"Hamlet" on tõlge, isegi mitu jah?
Harper Lee "To Kill a Mockingbird" I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. "Tappa laulurästast" on tõlge ei
William Blake "The Tyger"

Tyger Tyger, burning bright,
In the forests of the night;
What immortal hand or eye,
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?

"Tiiger" mitu tõlget ja kuidas veel
Zora Neale Hurston "Their Eyes Were Watching God" She had waited all her life for something, and it had killed her when it found her. "[[]]" ei ei
William Butler Yeats "The Second Coming"

Turning and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.

"[[]]" Oras? Väljataga? vist on? ei?
J. R. R. Tolkien "The Hobbit" There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after. "Kääbik" on tõlge ei?
Louisa May Alcott "Little Women" I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship. "Väikesed naised" on tõlge ei?
Daphne du Maurier "Rebecca" Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again. "Rebecca" on tõlge ?
J. K. Rowling "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone" It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live. "[[]]" on tõlge ?
Victor Hugo "Les Misérables" It is nothing to die; it is dreadful not to live. "Hüljatud" on tõlge ?
Samuel Taylor Coleridge "Kubla Khan"

In Xanadu did Kubla Khan
A stately pleasure-dome decree:
Where Alph, the sacred river, ran
Through caverns measureless to man
Down to a sunless sea.

"[[]]" ? ei vist?
J. R. R. Tolkien "The Lord of the Rings" Not all those who wander are lost. "Sõrmuste isand" on tõlge ?
William Faulkner "Requiem for a Nun" The past is never dead. In fact, it’s not even past. "[[]]" ? ei
S. E. Hinton "The Outsiders" Stay gold, Ponyboy, stay gold. "[[]]" ei ei
Kurt Vonnegut "God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater" Hello babies. Welcome to Earth. It’s hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It’s round and wet and crowded. On the outside, babies, you’ve got a hundred years here. There’s only one rule that I know of, babies: “God damn it, you’ve got to be kind.” "[[]]" Tiina Randus, 2010 ei
Ogden Nash "Reflections on Ice-Breaking"

Candy
Is dandy
But liquor
Is quicker

"[[]]" ei vist ei
Vladimir Nabokov "Lolita" It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight. "Lolita" on tõlge ei
Alfred Tennyson "In Memoriam A. H. H."

'Tis better to have loved and lost
Than never to have loved at all.

"[[]]" vist ei? ei
Lorraine Hansberry "A Raisin in the Sun" There is always something left to love. And if you ain’t learned that, you ain’t learned nothing. "[[]]" ei ei
Gabriel García Márquez "One Hundred Years of Solitude" Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice. "Sada aastat üksildust" on tõlge ei
Elizabeth Barrett Browning "Sonnet 43"

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height
My soul can reach.

"[[]]" sai nagu tõlgitud? vist on?
Irvine Welsch "Trainspotting" Choose us. Choose life. Choose mortgage payments; choose washing machines; choose cars; choose sitting oan a couch watching mind-numbing and spirit-crushing game shows, stuffing fuckin junk food intae yir mooth. Choose rotting away, pishing and shiteing yersel in a home, a total fuckin embarrassment tae the selfish, fucked-up brats ye’ve produced. Choose life. "[[]]" on tõlge ei
John Berryman "Dream Song 14" Life, friends, is boring. We must not say so. "[[]]" vist ei ei
Stephen King "Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption" Get busy living or get busy dying. "[[]]" ? ei
Ralph Ellison "Invisible Man" "[[I am an invisible man. No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe; nor am I one of your Hollywood-movie ectoplasms. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids—and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.]]" ? ei
Charlotte Brontë "Jane Eyre" Reader, I married him. "Jane Eyre" on tõlge ?
John Steinbeck "Of Mice and Men" Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other. "Hiirtest ja inimestest" on tõlge (vist?) ei
Toni Morrison "Beloved" You are your best thing. "[[]]" ? ei?
Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" I loved her against reason, against promise, against peace, against hope, against happiness, against all discouragement that could be. "[[]]" on vist? ei
e. e. cummings "[i carry your heart with me (i carry it in]"

i carry your heart with me (i carry it in
my heart) i am never without it (anywhere
i go you go, my dear; and whatever is done
by only me is your doing, my darling)

"[[]]" vist ei? ei
Maya Angelou "Still I Rise"

You may shoot me with your words,
You may cut me with your eyes,
You may kill me with your hatefulness,
But still, like air, I’ll rise.

"[[]]" ei ei
Arthur Miller "The Crucible" Because it is my name! Because I cannot have another in my life! Because I lie and sign myself to lies! Because I am not worth the dust on the feet of them that hang! How may I live without my name? I have given you my soul; leave me my name! "[[]]" ei? ei
Alexandre Dumas vanem "The Count of Monte Cristo" He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. Live, then, and be happy, beloved children of my heart, and never forget, that until the day God will deign to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is contained in these two words: "Wait and Hope." "Krahv Monte Cristo" on tõlge ei
George Orwell "Animal Farm" All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others. "Loomade farm" Kõik loomad on võrdsed, kuid mõned on võrdsemad. on tõlge jah
Robert Herrick, "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time"

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may,
Old Time is still a-flying:
And this same flower that smiles today
Tomorrow will be dying.

"[[]]" ? ei?
Langston Hughes "Harlem"

What happens to a dream deferred?
Does it dry up
like a raisin in the sun?

"Harlem" ? ei
Kurt Vonnegut "Slaughterhouse-Five" Everything was beautiful, and nothing hurt. "Tapamaja, korpus viis" on tõlge vist ei
Edgar Allan Poe "The Raven"

Quoth the Raven “Nevermore.”

"Ronk" vist mitu ei?
James Baldwin "Fifth Avenue, Uptown" Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor. "[[]]" vist ei ei
Elizabeth Bishop "One Art"

The art of losing isn’t hard to master;
so many things seem filled with the intent
to be lost that their loss is no disaster.

"[[]]" vist ei? ei
William Shakespeare "Twelfth Night" Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ’em. "Kaheteistkümnes öö" on tõlge ei?
George Orwell "1984" War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. "1984" on tõlge jah?
Douglas Adams "The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy" The answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything is ... 42. "Pöidlaküüdi reisijuht Galaktikas" vist on? ?
Edward George Bulwer-Lytton "Paul Clifford" It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents, except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the house-tops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness. "[[]]" ? ei
T. S. Eliot "The Waste Land"

April is the cruellest month, breeding
Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
Memory and desire, stirring
Dull roots with spring rain.

"Tühermaa"/Ahermaa oleks nagu mitu tõlget? Rummo ja...Oras? vist jah?
George R. R. Martin "A Song of Ice and Fire" Winter is coming. "Jää ja tule laul" on tõlge jah, aga vajab viitamist
Allen Ginsberg "Howl"

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked,
dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix,
angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of night...

"Ulg" on tõlge ei
Stephen Chbosky "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" And in that moment, I swear we were infinite. "[[]]" vist on ei
Gwendolyn Brooks "We Real Cool"

We real cool. We
Left school. We
Lurk late. We
Strike straight

"[[]]" ei vist ei
Edward Albee "Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Dashed hopes and good intentions. Good, better, best, bested. "Kes kardab Virginia Woolfi?" on ju tõlge? ei
Miguel de Cervantes "Don Quixote" Too much sanity may be madness, and maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be. "Don Quijote" on tõlge ei
John Keats "Ode on a Grecian Urn"

Beauty is truth, truth beauty, — that is all
Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.

"Ood kreeka urnile" oleks nagu? ei vist?
Ernest Hemingway "The Sun Also Rises" “Yes,” I said. “Isn’t it pretty to think so?” "Ja päike tõuseb" on tõlge ei
Percy Bysshe Shelley "Ozymandias"

My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings;
Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!

"Ozymandias" vist ise tõlkisin? on siis või?
Ray Bradbury "Fahrenheit 451" It was a pleasure to burn. "451° Fahrenheiti" on tõlge ei vist
Lewis Carroll "The Walrus and the Carpenter"

The time has come, the Walrus said,
To talk of many things:
Of shoes — and ships — and sealing-wax —
Of cabbages — and kings —
And why the sea is boiling hot —
And whether pigs have wings.

"Morsk ja puusepp", rmt: "Alice imedemaal" (oli vist) on tõlge ei
David Foster Wallace "Infinite Jest" The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you. "[[]]" oi ei ei
Alfred Tennyson "The Charge of the Light Brigade"

Half a league, half a league,
Half a league onward,
All in the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.
“Forward, the Light Brigade!
Charge for the guns!” he said.
Into the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.

"[[]]" ? ei
Bret Easton Ellis "Less Than Zero" People are afraid to merge on freeways in Los Angeles. This is the first thing I hear when I come back to the city. "[[]]" ei ei
Seamus Heaney "Digging"

Between my finger and my thumb
The squat pen rests.
I’ll dig with it.

"[[]]" ? ei
Emily Brontë "Wuthering Heights" Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same "Vihurimäe" on tõlge seda vist ei ole? või on?
Paul Laurence Dunbar "We Wear the Mask"

We wear the mask that grins and lies,
It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes, —
This debt we pay to human guile;
With torn and bleeding hearts we smile,
And mouth with myriad subtleties.

"[[]]" ei ei
"The Bible" Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Piibel (kirjakoht?) on vist mitte
Maurice Sendak "Where the Wild Things Are" “And now,” cried Max, “let the wild rumpus start!” "Seal, kus elavad metsakollid" Enn Soosaar 1989, Leelo Märjamaa 2019
Robert Frost "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"

The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.

"[[]]" on tõlge ei vist?
Flannery O'Connor "A Good Man is Hard to Find" “She would’ve been a good woman,” said The Misfit, “if it had been somebody there to shoot her every minute of her life.” "[[]]" kui ses ühes kogus ei ole, siis ei ole ei?
William Wordsworth "[I wandered lonely as a cloud]"

I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o’er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

"Nartsissid" on tõlge, vist mitu ei?
Herman Melville "Bartleby, the Scrivener" I would prefer not to. "[[]]" ei? ei
William Ernest Henley "Invictus"

It matters not how strait the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll,
I am the master of my fate,
I am the captain of my soul.

"[[]]" ei ei
Alexander Pope "An Essay on Criticism" To err is human; to forgive, divine. "[[]]" vist ei? pole kindel
Dr. Seuss "Green Eggs and Ham"

I do not like them in a house.
I do not like them with a mouse.
I do not like them here or there.
I do not like them anywhere.
I do not like green eggs and ham.
I do not like them, Sam-I-Am.

"[[]]" ei (umbes kaks tema teost on tõlgitud) ei
William Shakespeare "Sonnet 18"

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?
Thou art more lovely and more temperate:
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,
And summer’s lease hath all too short a date

"18. sonett" on tõlge ei vist