Tag Archives: 良知

William Arthur Ward (学者)

“Happiness has a habit of pursuing the person who feels grateful to his God, comfortable with his conscience, in favor with his friend, in love with his labors and in balance with his bank.”

— William Arthur Ward, Scholar

「习惯心感上苍、不违良知、交友相得、喜爱工作、收支平衡,则快乐自来。」– 威廉‧亚瑟‧沃德 (学者)

  • conscience (n.) 良知﹐良心。Be guided by your conscience. (让良心来指引你。) be in favor (with somebody) 受欢迎的。例:Hawaii is very much in favor as a holiday destination. (夏威夷是一个受欢迎的渡假胜地。)
  • 威廉‧亚瑟‧沃德 (1921-1994) 为美国著名作家,著有「信念的泉源」 (Fountains of Faith),他的名言经常被引用,且文章经常被刊登在各大杂志里。

Thomas Jefferson (美国第三任总统)

“Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.”

— Thomas Jefferson, Third U.S. President

「我们最大的快乐,不是因机运而带来优渥的生活条件,反而一直都是良知、健康、工作及追求正当行为的结果。」– 汤玛斯‧杰佛逊 (美国第三任总统)

  • conscience (n.) 凭良心应该做某事情。例:statements made in good conscience (凭良心做出的陈述)。just (adj.) 公平的,正当的。
  • 汤玛斯‧杰佛逊 (1743-1826) 是美国第三任总统,也是美国「独立宣言」的主要起草人,为美国开国元勋之一。杰佛逊博学多闻,是园艺家、政治家、建筑师、考古学家、古生物学家、音乐家、发明家等。

Polybius (历史学家)

“There is no witness so dreadful, no accuser so terrible, as the conscience that dwells in the heart of every man.”

— Polybius, Historian

「没有比心中良知更骇人的证人、更可怖的控诉者。」– 波利比奥斯 (历史学家)

  • dreadful (adj.) 糟糕的,极讨厌的。例:The customer service was dreadful. (很糟糕的客服。) accuse (v.) 控告,指控。He accused me of lying. (他指控我说谎。) conscience (n.) 良知,良心。例:Let your conscience guide you. (让你的良知来引导你。) dwell (v.) 居住。
  • 波利比奥斯 (BC.203 – BC.120) 是古希腊政治家和历史学家,以《历史》一书留名传世,书中纪录罗马帝国的兴起。他主张历史学家应依据史实且不偏颇的纪录历史,并实地访问所有被纪载的人。