Philosophy Inspiring Thoughts 鼓舞人心的哲理 (中英對照)

1. Long Live Friendship! 友誼萬歲 ! 友誼天長地久!
Yes, we all need the support of a friend when we are down and our souls are weary.
是的! 當我們心灰意懶,當我們的靈魂感到厭倦時,我們需要朋友的支持與鼓舞。
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This reminds me of a famous song, You Raise Me Up. Its lyrics read as follows: 這讓我想起了一首名歌,”你鼓舞了我“。它的歌詞如下:

When I am down, and, oh, my soul, so weary
When troubles come, and my heart burdened be
Then, I am still and wait here in the silence
Until you come and sit awhile with me

You raise me up, so I can stand on mountains
You raise me up to walk on stormy seas
I am strong when I am on your shoulders
You raise me up to more than I can be

2. Buddha was asked, “What have you gain from meditation?” He replied, “Nothing!” However, Buddha said, let me tell you what I lost: Anger, Anxiety, Depression, Insecurity, Fear of Old Age and Death.”
有人問佛:“你從禪定得到什麼?” 佛回答說:“無所得!”  然後,佛陀又說: “但讓我告訴你,我失去了什麼:憤怒,焦慮,抑鬱,不安,及對老、死的恐懼。”

3. When you try to control everything, you enjoy nothing. Relax, breathe, let go, and just live. 如果你試圖控制一切,你享受不到任何事。放鬆,深呼吸,放下,以平常心過日子。
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4. Putting your phone away & paying attention to those talking to you? There’s an App for that it’s called “RESPECT”.
關掉你的手機與關注跟你說話的人那一樣重要?iPhone 有一個術語叫 “尊重”。

5. If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.
老子說: 如果你鬱鬱不樂,你是活在過去。如果你焦急,你是活在未來。如果你的心境平和,你是活在當下。
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6. Two Things to Remember in Life: “Take care of your thoughts when you are alone”, and “Take care of your words when you are with people.”

7. Whoever said that diamonds are a girl’s best friend… he never owned a dog. 凡是說鑽石是女孩子最好朋友的人,他從未養過一隻狗。
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8. Nature. Cheaper than therapy. 接觸大自然是最便宜的心靈治療。

9. Learn a lesson from your dog – No matter what life brings you, kick some grass over that shit and move on.
向狗學習 – 不管生活帶給你多少困擾,用腳將草踢蓋在糞便上,然後繼續前進。
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10. Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think. Albert Einstein
愛因斯坦說: 教育不是學習知識,而是訓練如何思考,解決問題。

11. I don’t have time to worry about who doesn’t like me … I’m too busy loving the people who love me.
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12. I have seen better days, but I have also seen worse.
I don’t have everything that I want, but I have all I needed.
I woke up with some aches and pains, but I woke up.
My life may not be perfect, but I am blessed.

13. Spending time with children is more important than spending money on children. 花時間與小孩在一起,比花錢在孩子身上更重要。
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14. Don’t regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.

15. Live your life and forget your age.

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