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I have spread my dreams
under your feet;

Tread softly because
you tread on my dream.
William Butler Yeats
I have dream
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Hold fast to dreams,
for if dreams die,
life is a broken winged bird
that cannot fly.
Langston Hughes
One of the things that
my parents have taught me
is never listen to
other people's expectations.


You should live your own life
and live up to your own expectations,
and those are the only things
I really care about.
Tiger Woods
All the world's greats
have been little boys
who wanted the moon.
John Steinbeck
When I was a child, I was a dreamer.

I read comic books and I was
the hero of the comic book.

I saw movies and I was
the hero in the movie.

So every dream that I
never dreamed has come true
a hundred times.
Elvis Presley
Twenty years from now you
will be more disappointed
by the things

that you didn't do
than by the ones you did do.

So throw off the bowlines.

Sail away from the safe harbor.

Catch the trade winds
in your sails.

Explore. Dream. Discover.
Mark Twain
A man is not old as long as
he is seeking something.

A man is not old until
regrets take place of dreams.
John Barrymore
Some men see things
as they are and say why.

I dream things that never

were and say why not.
George Bernard Shaw

為什麼不這樣
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.

I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will live as one.
John Lennon
A leader has the vision
and conviction that
a dream can be achieved.

He inspires the power
and energy to get it done.
Ralph Lauren
The empires of the future
are the empires of the mind.
Winston Churchill
Childhood sometimes does pay
a second visit to man;
youth never.
Anna Jameson

青春不再來
Youth comes
but once in a lifetime.
Henry W. Longfellow

青春時光,人生只有一回
Youth would be an ideal state
if it comes a little later
in life.
Herbert Asquith

青春若是能夠慢步姍姍走進我們人生,
那是再理想不過的了
Youth is, after all,
just a moment,

but it is the moment,
the spark that you always
carry in your heart.
Raisa Gorbachev
I ought to have guessed
all the affction

that lay behind her poor
little stratagems.

Flowers are so inconsistent!

But I was too youth to know
how to love her.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Stratagem

n 詭計,計謀
Youth is vivid rather than happy,

but memory always remembers
the happy things.
Bernard lovell
Boys, be ambitious!
William Smith Clark
There is a fountain of youth:

it is your mind, your talents,

the creativity you bring to
your life and lives of the people you love.

When you learn to tap this source,
you will truly have defeated age.
Sophia Loren

有一種青春之泉.....戰勝的年齡
Service is the rent we pay for
the privilege of living on
this earth.
N. Eldon Tanner

為他人服務
If you haven't got any charity
in your herart,

you have the worst kind
of heart trouble.
Bob Hope

患了最嚴重的心病
A wise preson is able to let go.

To let go is actually to receive,

To receive boundless happiness.
Venerable Master Cheng Yen

能捨就能得
This is my simple religion.

There is no need for temples;
no need for complicated philosophy.

Our own brain, our own heart
is our temple;
the philosophy is kindness.
Dalai Lama

慈善即是教義
Love is a fruit in season
at all times,

and within reach of every hand.
Mother Teresa

愛是四季常有的果實,
任何人可垂手可得
Let us not be satisfied
with just giving money.

Money is not enough,
money can be got,

but they need your hearts
to love them.

So spread your love everywhere
you go.
Mother Teresa

讓愛心隨者你的腳步散布出去
Some people give time,
some money,

some their skills and connections,

some literally give their life's blood.

But everyone has something
to give.
Barbara Bush
I was taught that you don't
pray with a laundry list.

So I ask for wisdom and
guidance and strength of conviction.
Condoleezza Rice

有人告訴我,不應祈禱瑣碎的事物.

因此我祈求:智慧,引導,堅強的信念
If I can stop one heart from
breaking,
I shall not live in vain.

If I can ease one life the aching,

Or cool one pain,

Or help one fainting robin
Unto his nest again,

I shall not live in vain.
Emily Dickinson

撫平任一生命的傷痛,....
助一隻昏迷的知更鳥回到巢中
When one door of happiness
closes, another opens;

but often we look so long at
the closed door

that we do not see the one
which has been opened for us.
Helen Keller

幸福之門

太過專注那扇關上的門,
以至於忽略了另一扇敞開的門
Never let formal education
get in the way of your learning.
Mark Twain

擋了你的學習
Thanks goodness
I was never sent to school;

it would have rubbed off
some of the originality .
Beatrix Potter

抹殺掉一些創意

originality 原創性
Sport is a very
important subject at school,

that's why I gave Quidditch
such an important place at Hogwarts.

I was very bad in sports,
so I gave Harry a talent
I would really love o have.

Who wouldn't want to fly?
J. K. Rowling
Education is not
the filling of a pail,

but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats

教育不是填鴨性的餵食,
而是點燃心中的智慧火種

pail 桶
Education is
the most powerful weapon

which you can use
to change the world.
Nelson Mandela
Nine tenths of education
is encouragement
Anatole France

教育的十分之九是鼓勵
Curiosity, like coffeee,
is an acquired need.

Just a titillation
at the beginning,

it becomes with trainning
a raging passion.
Nicholas Thompson

養成的需求,...經過培養逐漸產生狂熱

titillation (n) 快感,刺激

raging (adj)猛烈的,狂暴的
Our greatest weakness
lies in giving up.

The most certain way
to succeed

is always to try
just one more time.
Thomas Edison

人生最大的弱點是輕言放棄,
而邁向成功的最佳方法就是: 再試一次.
Laziness may appear
attractive

but work gives satisfaction.
Anne Frank
Great things are not
done by impulse,

but by a series of
small things brought together.
Vincent Van Gogh
Education:
a debt due from present
to future generations.
George Peabody

這一代該為下一代付的帳

due (adj) 應該付給的
For a cultivated man
to be ignorant of
foreign language

is a great inconvenience.
Anto Chekhov

不懂外國語文

Cultivated (adj) 文明的,有教養的
There are many little ways
to enlarge your child's world.

Love of books is
the best of all.
Jacqueline Kennedy

擴展兒童對世界的認知...閱讀是其中最佳者
All I am, or can be, I owe to my angel mother.
Abraham Lincoln

今天我的成就,以及將來可能的成就...
The most important thing
a father can do
for his children

is to love their mother.
Theodore Hesburgh
I learned the way
a monkey learns ---

by watching its parents.
Prince Charles

觀察自己的父母
Before you judge me,

Try hard to love me,
look within your heart

Then ask,
have you seen my childhood?
Michael Jackson

先用你的心,好好愛我
All happy families resemble
one another,

each unhappy family is
unhappy in its own way.
Leo Tolstoy (托爾斯泰,俄國作家)

幸福的家庭都很相像,不幸福的家庭各有各的不幸.

resemble (v) 相似,類似
Children have never been
very good at

listening to their elders,

but they have never failed
to imitate them.
James Baldwin

但他們會模仿
A woman's real happiness
and real fulfillment

come from within the home
with her husband and children.
Nancy Reagan

fulfillment (n) (願望等的)實現,滿足
My best friend is
the one who brings out
the best in me.
Herry Ford

能令我顯現最好的一面
Good fences
make good neighbors.
Robert Frost

好籬笆維持好鄰居
Friendship is
a plant of slow growth

and must undergo
and withstand
the shocks of adversity

before it is entitled
to the application.
George Washington

必須經歷及承受逆境打擊,才稱得上朋友

undergo (v) 經歷

withstand (v) 經得起,耐得住

entitle (v) 給予資格,給予權利

appellation (n) 名稱,稱呼
A man's friendships are

one of the best measures
of his worth.
Charles Darwin

衡量他的價格的最佳標準
You fine out
who your real friends are

when you're involved in
a scandal.
Elizabeth Taylor
A friend is a person with
whom I may be sincere.

Before him
I may think aloud.
Ralph Waldo Emerson 愛默生 (US 作家&哲學家)

在他面前,我能誠摯以對,肆無忌憚思想的,
即是所謂的朋友.
I always felt that

the great high privilege,
relief
and comfort of friendship

was that one had to
explain nothing.
Katherine Mansfield

privilege (n) 特權,特殊恩惠

relief (n) 舒緩,解脫

comfort (n) 慰藉
We are all travelers
in the wilderness of
this world,

and the best we can find
in our travels

is an honest friend.
Robert Louis Stevenson 史帝文生 (Br 作家)
All the splendor
in the world
is not worth a good friend.
Voltaire 伏爾泰 (Fr哲學家&作家)

榮華富貴

Splendor (n) 華麗,燦爛,光彩
I disapprove of what you say,
but I will defend to the death
your right to say it.
Voltaire 伏爾泰 (Fr哲學家&作家)

我堅決反對你的說法,
但我誓死捍衛你說這些話的權力!

disapproved of 不贊成

to the death  誓死,至死方休
Fish and visitors stink
in three days.
Benjamin Franklin 富蘭克林(US政治家&發明家)

賴者不走的訪客,....只要擺上三天都會發臭

stink (v) 發出難聞的異味
King: What, Professor,
puzzles you the most?

What do you think about
the most?

Hawking: Women
困惑,朝思暮想的東西...

(在CNN Larry King 節目,訪問英國物理學家霍金)
I love you not only for
what you are,

but for what I am
when I am with you.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

而是喜歡和你在一起的那個我.
Yes, She's wonderful.

Cosmological.

I wanted to put a picture of her
in my latest book,

as a celestial object.
Stephen Hawking (霍金 英國物理學家)

she 指瑪麗蓮夢露

cosmological (adj) 宇宙論的

celestial (adj) 天體的,天空的
Do you love me
because I'm beautiful,

or am I beautiful
becuase you love me?
Oscar hammerstein II (US 作詞家)

究竟,....或者,我因你愛我而美麗
The supreme happiness in life

is the conviction that we are loved.
Victor Hugo 雨果 (Fr 作家)

人間最大的幸福,就是心中深信為人所愛.

supreme (adj) 最重要的,至高無上的

conviction (n) 信念,深信
If only one could tell true love
from false love

as one can tell mushrooms
from toadstools.
Katherine Mansfield (Br 小說家)

假使....能夠像分辨蘑菇和毒蕈那樣容易就好了

tell from 分辨,區分

toadstool (n) 毒蕈
In her first passion woman
loves her lover,

in all the others
all she loves is love.
Lord Byron 拜倫

初戀時,女人是真愛著她的情人
之後再來的戀情,她只是在追尋一種愛的感覺

the others 其餘的
A pity beyond all telling is hide
in the heart of love.
William Butler Yeats 葉慈 (愛爾蘭詩人)

一片難以言語的憐憫...

beyond all telling
超過所有言語所能形容
Men always want to be
a woman's first love

--- women like to be
a man's last romance.
Oscar Wilde 王爾德 (愛爾蘭劇作家)

深盼
Immature love says:
"I love you because I need you."

Mature love says:
" I need you because I love you"
Erich Fromm (US 心理學家)
If I am pressed to say
why I loved him,

I feel it can only
be explained by replying,

"Because it was he;
becasue it was me."
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne 蒙田 (Fr 散文家)
Keep your eyes wide open
before marriage,

and half shut aferwards.
Benjamin Franklin 富蘭克林 (US 政治家&發明家)

婚後只能睜一隻眼,閉一隻眼
Him that I love, I wish to be free
--- even from me.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

甚至不為我所牽絆
There is no time for
cut-and-dried monotony.

There is time for work.
And time for love.

That leaves no other time.
Coco Chanel (Fr 時尚設計師)

沒有時間做乏味的事.
只有時間工作,和戀愛.
其他的,就沒空了
Darling, the legs aren't so beautiful,

I just know what to do with them.
Marlene Dietrich (德國影星)

...我只是知道如何表現它
Taking joy in living is
a woman's best cosmetic.
Rosalind Russell (US 影星)

喜悅過生活..
If you obey all the rules,
you miss all the fun.
Katharine Hepburn (US 影星)
The press is ferocious.
It forgives nothing.

It only hunts for mistakes....

In my position anyone sane
would have left a long time ago.
Princess Diana

任何正常人若置身於我的處境,
早就選擇離開這個世界了

ferocious (adj) 兇猛的,野蠻的

hunt for 獵捕,搜尋

sane (adj) 神智正常的
I don't want expensive gifts;
I don't want to be bought.

I have everything I want.

I just want someone to be
there for me,

to make me feel safe and secure.
Princess Diana

待價而沽...有人守著我...
You don't have to be married

to have a good friend
as your partner for life.
Greta Garbo (瑞典影星)

一生中,要有好朋友作為夥伴,
不一定非結婚不可

for life  終生,一輩子
One cannot collect all t
he beautiful shells
on the beach.

One can collect only a few,
and they are more beautiful
if they are few.
Anne Morrow Lindergh

只能收集少許,而擁有少許,
更顯得美麗
The least I can do is
speak out for those who

cannot speak for themselves.
Jane Goodall
If you really want to do something,
and really work hard,

and take advantage of
opportunities,

and never give up,
you will find a way.
Jane Goodall

懂得抓著機會
Love youself first
and everything else
falls into line.

You really have to love youself

to get anything done in this world.
Lucille Ball (US 喜劇演員)

其他事就會隨之而來,....其他事才會做得好

fall into line 列隊,與步調一致
I wouldn't do nudity in films.

For me, personally ---
to act with my clothes on
is a performance;

to act with my clothes off
is a documentary.
Julia Roberts (US 喜劇影星)

我不演脫戲

nudity (n) 裸露

documentary (n) 記錄片
It is a dangerous thing to ask

why someone else
has been given more.

It is humbling ---
and indeed healthy ---
to ask

why you have been given so much.
Condoleezza Rice

問為何別人擁有許多,.....

人應該謙卑 --- 這也是較健全的態度
--- 那就是問:自己怎麼會擁有這麼多.

humbling 令人自覺卑微的
Hollywood is a place where

they'll pay you
a thousand dollars for a kill

and fifty cents for your soul.
Marilyn Monroe (US 影星)
Nature gives you the face
you have at twenty;

it is up to you to merit
the face you have fifty.
Coco Chanel (Fr 時尚設計師)

上天給你二十歲時的臉蛋;
至於五十歲時的模樣,就要靠自己努力了.

up to you 看你的了,由你來決定.
I don't mind making jokes,

but I don't want to look like one.
Marilyn Monroe (US 影星)

但我不想讓人看笑話
All I wanted was just
what everybody else wants,

you know, to be loved.
Rita Hayworth (US 影星)
Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.
Michael Jordan

(處世經驗)
To understand that the sky
is everywhere blue,

it is not necessary to have traveled
all around the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 歌德 (德國詩人& 劇作家)

一個人不用走遍世界,
才知道天空到處都是藍色的.
If you don't know
what your passion is,

realize that one reason
for your existence on earth
is to find it.
Oprah Winfrey 歐普拉 (US TV 主持人)

缺乏熱情嗎?
我們應該認知,人活在世上的目的之一,

就是要找尋能引發我們熱情的事物.
What's the use of worrying,

It never was worthwhile, so

Pick up your troubles in your old kit bag

And smile, smile, smile.
Goerge Asaf 英國作曲家

從來不值得.
收起煩惱,放入行囊.
笑,微笑,開心笑

worthwhile (adj) 值得

kit (n) 行囊