Tag Archives: 夢想

Louisa May Alcott (小說家)

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“We all have our own life to pursue, our own kind of dream to be weaving, and we all have the power to make wishes come true, as long as we keep believing.”

– Louisa May Alcott, Novelist

「我們都有自己要追求的人生,自己要編織的夢想,我們都有能力實現願望,只要我們持續相信。」– 露意莎‧梅‧奧爾柯特 (小說家)

  • pursue (v.) 追求。例:Bill intends to pursue a career in law. (比爾想在法界工作。) weave (v.) 編織。例:traditional basket weaving (傳統籃子編織)。
  • 露意莎‧梅‧奧爾柯特 (1832-1888) 是美國小說家,為著名小說《小婦人》的作者。他自幼受「超驗主驗」思維影響,與當時著名知識份子如愛默生、梭羅等交好。她也是反黑奴運動及女權運動的提倡者。

Robin Sharma (領導力專家)

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“Dreamers are mocked as impractical. The truth is they are the most practical, as their innovations lead to progress and a better way of life for all of us.”

– Robin Sharma, Leadership Expert

「夢想者被人嘲笑不切實際,但事實上,他們是最實際的人,因為他們的創新引發進步,並為所有人帶來更好的生活方式。」– 羅賓.夏瑪 (領導力專家)

  • mock (v.) 嘲笑,嘲弄。例:They were mocking Anna because she was unable to read and write. (安娜因為不會讀與寫而被他們嘲笑。) innovation (n.) 發明,創新。例:recent innovations in the computing industry (電腦產業最近的創新)。
  • 羅賓.夏瑪 (1964-) 為印度裔的加拿大人,著有 11 本領導力相關書籍,包括全球暢銷書《和尚賣了法拉利》,他的作品翻譯成 70 種語言在 60 個國家銷售,他所成立的「夏瑪領導國際公司」專門協助企業員工發展領導力,客戶包括微軟、Nike、奇異、IBM 等全球 500 大企業。

Christopher Reeve (演員)

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“So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.”

– Christopher Reeve, Actor

「我們的許多夢想一開始看似不可能實現,接著變得不大可能實現。然後,在我們下定決心後,它們很快變得必然會實現。」– 克里斯多福‧李維 (演員)

  • improbable (adj.) 不大可能的,不太可能的。例:It is improbable that she had no knowledge of the incident. (她不知道這個事件是不大可能的。) summon (v.) 召喚,振作。例:Tom couldn’t summon up the courage to ask the question. (湯姆無法鼓起勇氣問這個問題。) will (n.) 意志,決心。例:He lost the will to live. (他失去活下去的意志。) inevitable (adj.) 必然發生的﹐無可避免的。例:Getting wet is inevitable if you are going to give your dog a bath. (如果你幫你的狗洗澡,你必定會弄溼自己。)
  • 克里斯多福‧李維 (1952-2004) 為美國知名演員,在電影《超人》中扮演主角而聞名。他 1995 年參加一次馬術比賽時發生意外,脊椎嚴重受傷後從此全身癱瘓。他此後便投身於社會公益事業,致力推動幹細胞研究,並經常舉辦巡迴演講。

David J. Schwartz (勵志教練)

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“Life is too short to waste. Dreams are fulfilled only through action, not through endless planning to take action.”

– David J. Schwartz, Motivational Trainer

「人生太短不能浪費,夢想只能靠行動來實現,而不是無終止的計畫行動。」– 大衛‧施瓦茨 (勵志教練)

  • fulfill (v.) 實現,履行。例:At the age of 50, David finally fulfilled his ambition to run a marathon. (在 50 歲時,大衛終於完成他跑馬拉松的抱負。)
  • 大衛‧施瓦茨 (1927-1987) 是美國勵志作者及教練,他的著作以「大格局思考的魔術」(The Magic of Thinking Big) 最為知名。他曾經在美國喬治亞州立大學任教,後來成立了自己的詢諮顧問公司「創意教育服務」(Creative Education Service)。

Paulo Coelho (小說家)

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“It is precisely the possibility of realizing a dream that makes life interesting.”

– Paulo Coelho, Novelist

「有機會實現夢想讓人生變得有趣。」– 保羅‧科爾賀 (小說家)

  • precisely (adv.) 強調某事是真實或正確的。例:David is precisely the kind of person she is looking for. (大衛正是她在尋找的人。) realize (v.) 實現,達成。例:Sally never realized her ambition of winning a gold medal. (莎莉從沒達到她獲得金牌的企圖心。)
  • 保羅‧科爾賀 (1947- ) 是巴西著名小說家,獲得多項國際知名獎項,以《牧羊少年奇幻之旅》一書而世界聞名,他所出版的書籍被翻成約 38 種語言,在全球共有約 2,000 萬本的銷量。

Richard Bach (作家)

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“You’re never given a dream without also being given the power to make it true.”

– Richard Bach, Writer

「你絕不會擁有一個夢想,卻沒被付予實現它的能力。」– 理查‧巴哈 (作家)

  • 理查‧巴哈 (1936- ) 為美國作家,知名暢銷書《天地一沙鷗》的作者,他熱愛飛行運動且自 17 歲即開始此一嗜好。他常喜歡藉由飛行來做比喻,他的書籍大多闡述他的哲學思想。

Edwin Markham (詩人)

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“Ah, great it is to believe the dream as we stand in youth by the starry stream; but a greater thing is to fight life through and say at the end, the dream is true!”

– Edwin Markham, Poet

「啊,年輕時站在閃閃發光的河畔,相信夢想是件多棒的事,但在人生過程中奮鬥並在最後說,這個夢是真的,是件更棒的事。」– 愛德溫‧馬爾侃 (詩人)

  • starry (adj.) 如星星般的,閃閃發光的。例:starry reflections on the water (水面上閃閃發亮的反射光)。stream (n.) 小河,溪流。例:underground streams (地底下的溪流)。
  • 愛德溫‧馬爾侃(1852-1940)是美國詩人,曾積極參加勞工運動,以畫家米勒作品「倚鋤的人」為題發表的詩作最為著名,常被拿來當米勒畫作的註解。
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