Ralph Waldo Emerson (詩人)


“It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet

「人生最美麗的報酬之一是沒有人可以真誠的幫助別人,而沒有幫助到他自己。」– 拉爾夫‧愛默生 (詩人)

  • compensation (n.) 報酬,補償。例:We were given a month’s pay as compensation. (我們被付予一個月的薪水做為酬勞。) sincerely (adv.) 真誠地,由衷地。例:I sincerely hope that we will meet again. (我由衷的希望我們能再次相遇。)
  • 拉爾夫‧愛默生 (1803-1882) 為美國思想家、演說家、作家及詩人,藉由演說及發表文章在 19 世紀領導美國的「超驗主義」運動 (Transcendentalism Movement),主張一種理想的精神狀態會超越 (transcend) 人的肉體及經驗,對美國文化有深遠的影響。


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