Tag Archives: 方向

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. (医生)

“The great thing in the world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving.”

— Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., Physician

「这世界美好之处不取决于我们的位置,而是我们正在往哪个方向移动。」– 奥利佛‧温德尔‧霍姆斯 (医生)

  • 老奥利佛‧温德尔‧霍姆斯 (1809-1894) 毕业于哈佛大学,曾担任哈佛医学院教授和院长,是美国著名的医生、教授、作家、及演说家,被誉为美国 19 世纪的最佳诗人之一。

Jim Rohn (励志作家)

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.”

— Jim Rohn, Author

「动机让你展开行动,习惯让你持续前进。你无法在一夕间改变命运,但你可以在一夕间改变方向。」–吉姆‧罗恩 (励志作家)

  • motivation (n.) 动机,原因。例:What is her motivation for becoming a doctor? (她想成为医生的动机为何?) destination (n.) 目的地,终点。overnight (n.) 一夜间,马上。例:She became a millionaire overnight. (她在一夕间成为百万富翁。)
  • 吉姆‧罗恩 (1930-2009) 是美国励志及个人成长领域的讲师,他由穷至富的个人成长经验是他著作及演讲的主轴。

Earl Nightingale (励志演说家)

“Don’t concern yourself too much with how you are going to achieve your goal. Leave that to a power greater than yourself. All you have to do is know where you are going. The answers will come to you of their own accord and at the right time.”

— Earl Nightingale, Motivational Speaker

「不要太在意如何达成目标,把它留给比你更伟大的力量。你只需知道你要往哪个方向走,答案将会在适当的时机自己出现。」– 厄尔‧南丁格尔 (励志演说家)

  • concern (v.) 在意,担心。例:Issues like food safety concern the public. (像是食物安全的问题让大众感到不安。) of someone’s own accord 自动而没有被强迫。例:She decided to leave of her own accord. (她自己想要离开。)
  • 厄尔‧南丁格尔 (1921-1989) 是美国著名的励志演说家及作家,也是前知名的广播节目主持人,被誉为「个人成长系主任」(Dean of Personal Development)。
  • 这里所提到的 “a power greater than yourself” 指的有可能是「神」或其它伟大的力量,如「吸引力法则」。

Turkish Proverb (土耳其谚语)

“No matter how far you have gone down the wrong road, turn back.”

— Turkish Proverb

「不管错的路你已走了多远,回头。」– 土耳其谚语

  •  “no matter” 是「无论;不管」。此句使用「现在完成式」,表示已经做的事。