Orison Marden (作家)

“We lift ourselves by our thought. We climb upon our vision of ourselves. If you want to enlarge your life, you must first enlarge your thought of it and of yourself. Hold the ideal of yourself as you long to be, always everywhere.”

— Orison Marden, Writer

「我們透過想法提升自己,我們是透過自己的願景向上攀爬。若你想擴大你的人生,你必須先擴大你對人生及自己的想法。在任何時候及任何地方,將你想成為的理想中的你放在心裡。」– 奧里森‧馬登 (作家)

  • lift (v.) 拉抬。例:The victory yesterday lifted his spirit. (昨天的勝利振奮了他的精神。) enlarge (v.) 擴大,放大。例:One of the good ways to enlarge your vocabulary is to read newspaper every day. (每天讀報是增加字彙的好方法之一。) long (v.) 很想要 (特別是指不會馬上發生)。例:He longs to see her again. (他希望能再見她一面。)
  • 奧里森‧馬登 (1850-1924) 在美國哈佛大學取得醫學博士學位,後來成為成功的旅館業經營者,並成為美國 19 世紀「新思想運動」(New Thought Movement) 的著名作家。


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