Journals 1889-1949 by Andre Gide, London: Penguin Books, pp.87-88, Paris , 8 August, 1905
'The sensation is always sincere; it is the only guarantee of the authenticity of our sentiments;our sentiments are guaranteed by their physiological repercussions. Literature and fine arts ( in modern times) have, for their own convenience, made man a much more emotional creature than he is, or than he was at least, for very soon man began to conform to the image that he was offered of himself.'
It is odd how the stock of Humanity has risen on the market since the Greek, or even since Shakespeare. Nothing does more harm to drama than this excessive evaluation.
上文 emotional 不要也跟著又用"感情的" 如詹譯