2/16/2018

真正俠義的行為,是自己沒什麼好處可得,也可能會犧牲自己的生命,要為國為民。這也就是「俠之大者」的風範。

真正俠義的行為,是自己沒什麼好處可得,也可能會犧牲自己的生命,要為國為民。這也就是「俠之大者」的風範。 
中國小說家 金庸

2/14/2018

我人生最痛苦的時刻,也是我展現最多力量與勇氣的時刻。

我人生最痛苦的時刻,也是我展現最多力量與勇氣的時刻。
The most painful moment in my life also became the moment I showed the most strength and courage.
— Cecelia Ahern, Novelist

有奮鬥過、有努力過,曾忠於某些理想 – 這就足以讓掙扎值得。

有奮鬥過、有努力過,曾忠於某些理想 – 這就足以讓掙扎值得。
To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals – this alone is worth the struggle.
– William Osler, Physician

生命裡沒有要畏懼的,只有要瞭解的,我們應該瞭解多一些,才能畏懼少一點。

生命裡沒有要畏懼的,只有要瞭解的,我們應該瞭解多一些,才能畏懼少一點。
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
– Marie Curie, Physicist

在任何時刻我們都有兩個選擇:往前走向成長,或退後走向安全。

在任何時刻我們都有兩個選擇:往前走向成長,或退後走向安全。In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety.  – Abraham Maslow, Psychologist

能力如同真相、美麗及隱形眼鏡,差別在於每個人的看法不同。

Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder.
– Laurence J. Peter, Philosopher
能力如同真相、美麗及隱形眼鏡,差別在於每個人的看法不同。

提起勇氣是在人生裡得到平靜的代價

提起勇氣是在人生裡得到平靜的代價。
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. 
– Amelia Earhart, Aviator

我將面對我的恐懼,我將讓它經過我穿過我,它走後我將轉身看它走過的路徑,恐懼走後不會留下什麼,只有我會留下來。

我將面對我的恐懼,我將讓它經過我穿過我,它走後我將轉身看它走過的路徑,恐懼走後不會留下什麼,只有我會留下來。
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.
– Frank Herbert, Novelist

我們比較常害怕而非受傷,我們的苦大多來自想像而非現實。We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.

我們比較常害怕而非受傷,我們的苦大多來自想像而非現實。
We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Philosopher

最好的化妝是微笑,最好的首飾是謙虛,最好的服裝是自信。

最好的化妝是微笑,最好的首飾是謙虛,最好的服裝是自信。
The best makeup is a smile. The best jewelry is modesty. The best clothing is confidence.

將陽光帶進別人生命裡的人,無法將陽光隔絕在自己生命之外。

將陽光帶進別人生命裡的人,無法將陽光隔絕在自己生命之外。
Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves.

我確信,在幾世紀的塵土飄揚過我們的城鎮後,我們也是一樣,被記得不會是因為在戰場或政治上取得勝利或失敗,而是因為對人類的心靈有所貢獻。

I am certain that after the dust of centuries has passed over our cities, we, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit.
– John Kennedy, the 35th U.S. President
我確信,在幾世紀的塵土飄揚過我們的城鎮後,我們也是一樣,被記得不會是因為在戰場或政治上取得勝利或失敗,而是因為對人類的心靈有所貢獻。
– 約翰‧甘迺迪 (1917-1963) 

把你的心力、大腦及心靈注入最微小的行為,那是成功的祕訣。Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.

把你的心力、大腦及心靈注入最微小的行為,那是成功的祕訣。Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.

英雄是將他的生命,奉獻給比自己還要大的事物。A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.

英雄是將他的生命,奉獻給比自己還要大的事物。A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.

很多人眺望草地,但少數人看到花朵。Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers.

Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet
很多人眺望草地,但少數人看到花朵。
–愛默生 (1803-1882) 美國思想家、作家及詩人

想像讓我們的能力無限大。The power of imagination makes us infinite.

想像讓我們的能力無限大。The power of imagination makes us infinite.

明智的判斷來自經驗, 而經驗往往源自錯誤的判斷。Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.

明智的判斷來自經驗, 而經驗往往源自錯誤的判斷。Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.

對自己完全誠實是很好的練習。Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.

Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise.
– Sigmund Freud, Psychotherapist
對自己完全誠實是很好的練習。
– 佛洛伊德 (1856-1939) 奧地利心理學家、神經內科學家,「精神分析學」的創始人,激發了後人提出各式各樣的精神病理學理論,在臨床心理學的發展史上具有重要意義。

一個人必須堅強,否則他永遠不會變堅強。One must need to be strong; otherwise, one never becomes strong.

One must need to be strong; otherwise, one never becomes strong.
– Friedrich Nietzsche, Philosopher
一個人必須堅強,否則他永遠不會變堅強。
– 尼采 (1844 – 1900) 德國哲學家

只有沒在划船的人有時間搖船鬧事。Only the guy who isn’t rowing has time to rock the boat.

只有沒在划船的人有時間搖船鬧事。
Only the guy who isn’t rowing has time to rock the boat.
沙特 (1905-1980) 法國哲學家

人們的困擾不是來自事情的本身,而是來自他們對事情的看法。Man are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.

Man are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them. 
– Epictetus, Philosopher
人們的困擾不是來自事情的本身,而是來自他們對事情的看法
– 愛比克泰德 (AD 55 – AD135) 希臘哲學家

不管發生什麼,不管今天看起來多麼糟糕,生活都會繼續,明天會更好。No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.

No matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
– Maya Angelou, Poet
不管發生什麼,不管今天看起來多麼糟糕,生活都會繼續,明天會更好。
– 馬雅‧安哲羅 (1928-2014) 美國作家

根據一個人提出的問題評斷他,而非他的答案。Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.

Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.
— Francois-Marie Arouet de Voltaire, Philosopher
根據一個人提出的問題評斷他,而非他的答案。
– 伏爾泰 (1694-1778) 法國啟蒙時代思想家、哲學家、文學家。

選一個你愛的工作,你這輩子就沒有一天像是在工作。 Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.

選一個你愛的工作,你這輩子就沒有一天像是在工作。 Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.

我人生最痛苦的時刻,也是我展現最多力量與勇氣的時刻。 The most painful moment in my life also became the moment I showed the most strength and courage.

我人生最痛苦的時刻,也是我展現最多力量與勇氣的時刻。 The most painful moment in my life also became the moment I showed the most strength and courage. 

別怕承認自己錯了,這只是在說,今天的你比昨天更加睿智。 Don’t ever be afraid to admit you were wrong. It's like saying you’re wiser today than you were yesterday.

別怕承認自己錯了,這只是在說,今天的你比昨天更加睿智。 Don’t ever be afraid to admit you were wrong. It's like saying you’re wiser today than you were yesterday. 

2/12/2018

Allen Chen 懷想錄: 我們永遠索求不夠的是愛,永遠付出不夠的也是愛。

Allen Chen 懷想錄: 我們永遠索求不夠的是愛,永遠付出不夠的也是愛。: 「我們永遠索求不夠的是愛,永遠付出不夠的也是愛。」 亨利米勒 亨利·米勒(Henry Miller,1891年12月26日- 1980年6月7日)米勒生於紐約布魯克林,是20世紀美國乃至世界最重要的作家之一,同時也是最富有個性又極具爭議的文學大師和業餘畫家,其閱歷相當豐富,...

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