Contemptible Soul:faking humility where it should be aggressive;seeking sensual pleasures when empty;slipping into the easy in face of the difficult; self-comforting when
erroneous;labeling weakness as tenacity of life in self-deceit;yielding,though unwillingly,to the muddy life.
穿过幽暗的岁月，也曾感到彷徨，当你低头的瞬间，才发觉脚下的路。（许巍——《蓝莲花》看到这里我彻底服了）Walking through the dark days / wavering to and fro / That moment you look down to your feet / You see the road underneath
Happiness is to be felt, not to be compared; life is to be lived, not to be bargained; love is to tie, not to test; sweetheart is to be loved, not to be hurt; money is to pay, not to measure; lie is to be disclosed, not to gloss; trust is to deposit, not to be challenged.
I will be in constant search for my soulmate in the endless sea of crowd. Fortune favors me if I could find her and destiny plays its part if I couldn't.
Learn to choose, to forsake, to endure loneliness, to resist temptation.
It’s delightful to have just one or two bosom friends in life. The delight lies in the mutual trust which makes you feel secure.
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Never tell anybody outside the family what you're thinking. // A friend should always underestimate your virtues and an enemy overestimate your faults. // Never hate your enemies. It clouds your judgment. // A man who doesn't spend time with his family can never be a real man.
生活不能等待别人来安排, 要自已去争取和奋斗;而不论其结果是喜是悲,但可以慰藉的是,你总不枉在这世界上活了一场。(路遥《平凡的世界》) Life is not to wait, but to strive and achieve. Whatever the result, favorable or unfavorable, it’s comforting that you have lived a life of your own.
最好不相见，免我常相恋。最好不相知，免我常相思。（仓央嘉措）It is best not to see,then there is no chance to fall in love; it is best not to become intimate,then I will not be forlorn when I miss.
爱情的根本愿望是：在陌生的人山人海中寻找一种自由的盟约。（史铁生《务虚笔记》）The fundamental desire within love is to seek a oath of alliance for liberty in a sea of strangers.
Don't mess with the treacherous for they mess with everyone; don't mess with the society, or you will mess with yourself;don't mess with yourself for all the mess will pass;don't mess with the past for what is past is past; don't mess with reality for it's your life for real.
不管你的生活多么卑微，面对它，把生活进行下去，不逃避，不咒骂，生活还不如你坏哩，你最富有的时候，它反而最贫瘠。（梭罗）However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun it and call it hard names. It is not so bad as you are. It looks poorest when you are richest.
不是一切火焰只燃烧自己而不把别人照亮;不是一切星星仅指示黑暗而不报告曙光;不是一切歌声只掠过耳旁而不留在心上Not every flame is to destroy but not enlighten;not every star is to signal darkness but not welcome daylight;not every song is to waft past ears but not imprint on heart.
Sorrow leaves a trace for joy and regret carves a corner for perfection. I, in the depths of frozen sea, seek hope to the end of tunnel, but only to catch a glimpse of beautiful moonlight when starting awake at midnight.
In every heart hides a long list with so many beautiful things to fulfill, which are then postponed, suspended, rotten in the attic of time. What is actually a matter of courage is labelled as a matter of time but the ponderous,the depressing,the unfulfillable as life itself.
黑夜给了我黑色的眼睛，我却用它寻找光明。（顾城）Black night endows me with black eyes, / which yet empowers me to seek light.
Looking back,I realize all my efforts on the way are to please those around me. To win their praising smiles,I,in trembling fear,chain myself into acceptable modes of living. Now, in the midway of life,I find myself left with vague features in a way never to be trodden backward.
不是每一次努力都会有收获，但是，每一次收获都必须努力，这是一个不公平的不可逆转的命题。（张爱玲） It is an unfair yet irreversible truth that not every effort is rewarded yet every reward requires effort.
诗人北岛获布朗大学荣誉文学博士学位(Doctor of Letters) / 北岛：卑鄙是卑鄙者的通行证，高尚是高尚者的墓志铭 Baseness is the passport of the base; nobility is the epitaph of the noble.
虚名浮誉是流转人间最无用的假金币，但是多少人都是心甘情愿地用健康、休息和生命跟它们交换。（蒙田）Fame in all its vanity is the most valueless fake currency in the world, yet so many of us are willing to sacrifice our health, rest and life for it.
做人凡事要静，静静来，静静去，静静努力，静静收获，切忌喧哗（亦舒）You should carry yourself quietly in everything, making your appearance quietly and retiring from the stage quietly, taking pains quietly and making gains quietly. Hype noise in anything is unnecessary.
所谓父母，就是那不断对着背影既欣喜又悲伤，想追回拥抱又不敢声张的人。(龙应台) Parents are those who rejoice in sorrow at the sight of the child's back, who yearn to call him back for a hug yet restrain themselves from doing it.
老头子恋爱听说像老房子着了火，烧起来没有救的。（钱钟书《围城》）An old man's love was said to be like an old house set ablaze. Once it started burning, there was no saving it.
镌刻在你身上的忧伤愈深，你能容纳的欢乐愈多。（纪伯伦）When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.
把回想留给未来吧。就象把梦留给海，把风留给夜海上的帆。（顾城）Reflection is for the future, just as dream is for the sea and wind is for the sail on the night ocean.
好学近乎知，力行近乎仁，知耻近乎勇。To be fond of learning is akin to knowledge. To practice with vigor is akin to benevolence. To possess the feeling of shame is akin to courage. （Confucius）
我对自己要求很低:我活在世上,无非要明白些道理,遇见些有趣的事。倘能如愿,一生就算成功(王小波) I don't demand too much of myself: life is little more than figuring out a few philosophies and coming across something interesting. If that desire is fulfilled, my life will be a triumph.
死生契阔，与子成说。执子之手，与子偕老。（Alive or dead, far or near, I make my word to you: I'll hold your hand till together we grow old.)
常送句话给你的她：You are beautiful tonight. Not just tonight, but especially tonight.（谢霆锋香港金像奖获奖感言，给张柏芝 ）
你的生命有限，不要为仿效他人而浪费时间。不要为教条所束缚。不要让他人的想法左右你内心的声音。(乔布斯)Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice.(Jobs)
幸福四要素（罗素）：健康的身体、避免陷入贫困的收入、愉快的人际关系、成功的工作。Four ingredients of happiness (Bertrand Russell) : the first is health; the second, sufficient means to keep you from want; third, happy personal relations; and fourth, successful work.
我欲与君相知, 长命无绝衰。山无陵, 江水为竭, 冬雷震震, 夏雨雪, 天地合, 乃敢与君绝。I shall love you to the end of time!Till mountains crumble,streams run dry,thunder rumbles in winter,snow falls in summer,and the earth mingles with the sky--not till then will I cease to love you!