8/17/2019

Allen Chen 懷想錄: 單獨是你的真實,單獨即是你的神性。在靈性的道路上,單獨應該是你唯一的追尋。

Allen Chen 懷想錄: 單獨是你的真實,單獨即是你的神性。在靈性的道路上,單獨應該是你唯一的追尋。: 單獨是你的真實,單獨即是你的神性。在靈性的道路上,單獨應該是你唯一的追尋。

Allen Chen 懷想錄: 一個人品格的美醜,不僅僅在於他取得的成就,也在於他的目的和動機;他真正的歷史,不在於已經做過的事,而...

Allen Chen 懷想錄: 一個人品格的美醜,不僅僅在於他取得的成就,也在於他的目的和動機;他真正的歷史,不在於已經做過的事,而...: 一個人品格的美醜,不僅僅在於他取得的成就,也在於他的目的和動機;他真正的歷史,不在於已經做過的事,而在於一心要做的事。The beauty or ugliness of a character lay not only in its achievements, but in it...

Allen Chen 懷想錄: 簡單的靈魂,是質樸;簡單的內涵,是本真;簡單的歸依,是智慧!

Allen Chen 懷想錄: 簡單的靈魂,是質樸;簡單的內涵,是本真;簡單的歸依,是智慧!

Allen Chen 懷想錄: 隱密和沈默使一個人偉大,正因為那是向內尋求的特質。

Allen Chen 懷想錄: 隱密和沈默使一個人偉大,正因為那是向內尋求的特質。: 隱密和沈默使一個人偉大,正因為那是向內尋求的特質。 -齊克果

Allen Chen 懷想錄: 思想是天空中的鳥,在語言的籠裏,也許會展翅,卻不會飛翔。

Allen Chen 懷想錄: 思想是天空中的鳥,在語言的籠裏,也許會展翅,卻不會飛翔。: 思想是天空中的鳥,在語言的籠裏,也許會展翅,卻不會飛翔。

Allen Chen 懷想錄: 靈魂不止在一條道上走,也不是蘆草死的生長。靈魂像一朵千瓣的蓮花,自己開放著。

Allen Chen 懷想錄: 靈魂不止在一條道上走,也不是蘆草死的生長。靈魂像一朵千瓣的蓮花,自己開放著。

Allen Chen 懷想錄: 在大海和森林之風 賜予我們話語前的千萬年 我們是飄蕩、流浪和渴切的生命 而今我們又如何僅以昨日...

Allen Chen 懷想錄: 在大海和森林之風 賜予我們話語前的千萬年 我們是飄蕩、流浪和渴切的生命 而今我們又如何僅以昨日...: 在大海和森林之風  賜予我們話語前的千萬年  我們是飄蕩、流浪和渴切的生命  而今我們又如何僅以昨日之聲  來表達內心的遠古歲月

If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.t to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.

If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.t to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.
諾貝爾文學獎首位非裔女得主 摩里森 Toni Morrison

我學到勇氣不是因為無懼,而是戰勝恐懼。I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.

我學到勇氣不是因為無懼,而是戰勝恐懼。I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.
-南非前總統 曼德拉 Nelson Mandela

8/13/2019

生命中最光輝的時刻,並非那所謂成功的日子,而是你在沮喪與絕望的日子裡,感到心中升起一股挑戰生命的熱忱,及對未來成就的承諾。The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.

The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.
– Gustave Flaubert, Novelist
生命中最光輝的時刻,並非那所謂成功的日子,而是你在沮喪與絕望的日子裡,感到心中升起一股挑戰生命的熱忱,及對未來成就的承諾。
-古斯塔夫·福樓拜 (1821-1880) 法國文學家,小說《包法利夫人》,作品完美的要求,用字精準,被譽為 19 世紀法國寫實主義文學的宗師。

對他人感到好奇,而不是評估判斷。Be curious, not judgmental.

Be curious, not judgmental.
— Walt Whitman, Poet
對他人感到好奇,而不是評估判斷。
–華特‧惠特曼 (1819-1892) 美國詩人、散文家、新聞工作者及人文主義者,美國文壇中最偉大的詩人之一,《草葉集》為其代表作。

永遠都是你的錯,因為如果你想改變,得改變的人是你。It’s always your fault, because if you wanted to change you’re the one who has got to change.

It’s always your fault, because if you wanted to change you’re the one who has got to change.
— Katharine Hepburn, Actress
永遠都是你的錯,因為如果你想改變,得改變的人是你。
– 凱瑟琳‧霍頓‧赫本(1907-2003)美國電影與戲劇界的指標性人物,近 60 年的演藝生涯橫跨數種表演類型,4 度榮獲奧斯卡影后,美國電影學會封為美國影視史上最偉大的女演員。


判斷錯誤不是不可逆的,但對判斷的過多焦慮則是。A mistake in judgment isn’t fatal, but too much anxiety about judgment is.

A mistake in judgment isn’t fatal, but too much anxiety about judgment is.
– Pauline Kael, Film Critic
判斷錯誤不是不可逆的,但對判斷的過多焦慮則是。
– 寶琳·凱爾 (1919-2001) 美國影評人,寫作風格獨樹一格,不拘泥任何形式, New Yorker (紐約客) 撰寫文章,以個人觀點出發,機鋒盡出又幽默風趣。

我有美夢也有噩夢,但夢想讓我克服噩夢。I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams.

我有美夢也有噩夢,但夢想讓我克服噩夢。I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams.
美國病毒學家、小兒麻痺疫苗發明人沙克 Jonas Salk

8/09/2019

你不會快樂,如果你一直找尋快樂的元素,你不會真正活著,如果你還在尋找人生的意義。You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
– Albert Camus, Writer
你不會快樂,如果你一直找尋快樂的元素,你不會真正活著,如果你還在尋找人生的意義。
– 艾伯特 · 卡繆 (1913-1960) 法屬阿爾及利亞籍作家,1957 年諾貝爾文學獎,著名作品小說 The Stranger (異鄉人)。

You cannot find peace by avoiding life.

別藉由渴望你沒有的來糟蹋你所擁有的,記住你現在擁有的曾經只是你希望得到的。Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
– Epicurus, Philosopher
別藉由渴望你沒有的來糟蹋你所擁有的,記住你現在擁有的曾經只是你希望得到的。
- 伊比鳩魯(341-270 BC)古希臘哲學家、伊比鳩魯學派的創始人,他認為,最大的善來自快樂,沒有快樂就沒有善。

Be curious, not judgmental.

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

No greater glory, no greater honor, is the lot of man departing than a feeling possessed deep in his heart that the world is a better place for his having lived.

No greater glory, no greater honor, is the lot of man departing than a feeling possessed deep in his heart that the world is a better place for his having lived.

每個人的身體都是獨立的,但靈魂從來不是。As a body everyone is single, as a soul never.

As a body everyone is single, as a soul never.
– Hermann Hesse, Novelist
每個人的身體都是獨立的,但靈魂從來不是。
– 赫爾曼·黑塞 (1877-1962) 德國詩人、小說家,1946 年諾貝爾文學獎。

Do whatever you do intensely.

We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.

We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.

精簡的能力意謂著將不必要的排除,好讓必要的能夠發聲。 The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.

精簡的能力意謂著將不必要的排除,好讓必要的能夠發聲。
-德裔美籍抽象表現派畫家 漢斯霍夫曼
 The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. 
 -Hans Hofmann

I have always been driven to buck the system, to take things beyond where they've been.

I have always been driven to buck the system, to take things beyond where they've been.

It's not what you do once in a while; it's what you do day in and day out that makes the difference.

It's not what you do once in a while; it's what you do day in and day out that makes the difference.

Complaining is poverty. Instead of complaining about what's wrong, be grateful for what's right.

Complaining is poverty. Instead of complaining about what's wrong, be grateful for what's right.

7/07/2019

Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.

你不會快樂,如果你一直找尋快樂的元素,你不會真正活著,如果你還在尋找人生的意義。You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.
– Albert Camus, Writer
你不會快樂,如果你一直找尋快樂的元素,你不會真正活著,如果你還在尋找人生的意義。
– 艾伯特 · 卡繆 (1913-1960) 法屬阿爾及利亞籍作家, 1957 年諾貝爾文學獎,著名作品The Stranger (異鄉人)。