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Publilius Syrus (拉丁格言家)

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“It matters not what you are thought to be, but what you are.”

— Publilius Syrus, Latin Writer of Maxims

「重要的不是别人怎么看你,而是你是怎样的人。」– 普布里利亚‧西鲁斯 (拉丁格言家)

  • matter (n.) 重要,有关系。例:Will it matter if I arrive a little late? (我晚一点到有关系吗?) “what you are thought to be” 与 “what you are” 句型结构类似,但前者句型为被动式,意指「别人怎么想你」,后者意指「你是什么样的人」。
  • 普布里利亚‧西鲁斯出生叙利亚,以奴隶身分被卖到凯撒大帝所执政的罗马帝国,但其才华及机智赢得其主人的亲睐,后来释放并且教导他。

Diane (摄影师)

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“Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.”

— Diane Arbus, Photographer

「不管你心中感受如何,永远试图在外貌表现得像一位赢家,即便当你落后时,保持一个镇定及自信的外表,将带给你在内心的优势并导致成功。」– 黛安‧阿伯斯 (摄影师)

  • behind (adv.) 落后。例:The country is falling behind in the field of information technology. (该国在资讯科技这个重要的领域落后。) sustained (adj.) 持续的,持久的。例:a period of sustained economic prosperity (持续一段时间的经济繁荣)。edge (n.) 优势,锋芒。例:This new product has the edge over its competition. (这个新产品比它的竞争者更有优势。)
  • 黛安‧阿伯斯 (1923-1971) 为美国著名摄影师,擅以黑白照片捕捉各式各样的人,她是美国第一位作品在「威尼斯双年展」参展的摄影师,有数百万人看过她的作品。

Douglas MacArthur (五星上将)

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“Nobody grows old by merely living a number of years. People grow old by deserting their ideals. You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope, as old as your despair.”

— Douglas MacArthur, General

「没有人只因活很多年而变老,人们因放弃理想而变老。你如同你的信念般年轻,如你的疑虑般年老;如同你的自信般年轻,如你的恐惧般年老;如同你的希望般年轻,如你的绝望般年老。」– 道格拉斯‧麦克阿瑟 (五星上将)

  • merely (adv.) 只是。例:She is merely a child. (她只是个孩子。) desert (v.) 丢弃,抛弃。例:The price rise cause many consumers to desert the product. (价格的抬高致使许多消费者放弃此产品。) despair (n.) 绝望。例:Talk to someone when you are in despair. (当你难过绝望时应找人谈谈。)
  • 麦克阿瑟 (1880-1964) 为美国著名将领,于第二次世界大战亚洲战区表现杰出,官至五星上将 (General of the Army),一生获得超过 100 多枚奖勋章。

Charlie Chaplin (喜剧演员)

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“You have to believe in yourself, that’s the secret. Even when I was in the orphanage, when I was roaming the street trying to find enough to eat, even then I thought of myself as the greatest actor in the world.”

— Charlie Chaplin, Comic Actor

「祕密是你必需相信自己,即便当我在孤儿院,当我在街上游走想找到足够的食物,即便那个时候,我都把自己看作是全世界最棒的演员。」– 查理‧卓别林 (喜剧演员)

  • orphanage (n.) 孤儿院。roam (v.) 漫游,流浪。例:We spent the day roaming around in the city. (我们整天在市区里漫游。)
  • 查理‧卓别林 (1889-1977) 在第一次世界大战前是全球最出名的演员,他自导、自演、自编默剧,是默剧片最具创造力及影响力的人物之一。在第一、第二次世界大战、及经济大恐慌 (Great Depression) 期间,他提供了欢笑给最多的人。

Marcus Tullius Cicero (罗马哲学家)

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“If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.”

— Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman Philosopher

「如果你对自己没有信心,在人生的竞赛里你是二度被击倒;有了信心,在开始前你已经胜利。」– 西塞罗 (罗马哲学家)

  • self (n.) 自己。例:He is able to show his true self in front of her. (在她面前他可以展现他真实的自己。)
  • 西塞罗 (106 BC – 43 BC) 为古罗马政治家、雄辩家及哲学家,他将希腊哲学引进罗马,而他的著作也深远的影响后世的文艺复兴及欧洲文化。
  • 解读:所谓的二度被击倒,第一次是在竞赛前,第二次是在竞赛后。

How to Be a Man (如何成为一个男人)

What does it mean to be a man today? How can men consciously express their masculinity without becoming cold or closed-hearted on the one hand… or wimpy and emasculated on the other? What’s the most loving way for a conscious man to express himself?

Here are 10 ways to live more consciously as a man:

在今日成为一个男人是什么意思?男人要如何自觉的展现他们的男人特质,且在一方面不变得冷漠或内心封闭… 并在另一方面不变得懦弱或柔弱?什么是一个自觉的男人展现他自己最美好的方式?

这里是让男人更自觉的生活的 10 个方法:

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Jack Nicklaus (高尔夫球手)

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“Confidence is the most important single factor in this game, and no matter how great your natural talent, there is only one way to obtain and sustain it – work.”

— Jack Nicklaus, Golfer

「自信是这个比赛单一最重要的因素,而不管你天生的才能有多好,只有一个得到及维持它的方法 – 努力。」– 杰克‧尼克劳斯 (高尔夫球手)

  •  sustain (v.) 是「维持」,如:policies necessary to sustain economic growth (维持经济成长必要的政策)。
  • 杰克‧尼克劳斯 (1940-) 是美国最成功的职业高尔夫球员之一。因为其金色头发和高大的身材,被球迷亲切地称为「金熊」,依靠高水平的球技成为高尔夫球界的传奇人物,截至 2012 年,尼克劳斯仍保持着四大满贯赛事冠军总数第一名的纪录。
  • 解读:维持自信的方法:努力 + 自律。