经典的英文哲理句子

2017-03-01 11:03

关于“经典”的话题常说常新,古今中外经典的文学作品更是不胜枚举。下面是小编带来的经典的英文哲理句子,欢迎阅读!

经典的英文哲理句子

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君子之交淡如水,小人之交甘如醴。君子淡以亲,小人甘以绝。

the friendship between men of virtue is light like water, yet affectionate; the friendship between men without virtue is sweet like wine, yet easily broken.

老吾老以及人之老,幼吾幼以及人之幼。

Expend the respect of the aged in one’s family to that of other families; expend the love of the young ones in one’s family to that of other families.

礼尚往来。往而不来,非礼也;来而不往,亦非礼也。

Propriety suggests reciprocity. It is not propriety not to give out but to receive, or vice versa.

两情若是长久时,又岂在朝朝暮暮。

If love between both sides can last for aye, why need they stay together night and day?

路漫漫其修远兮,吾将上下而求索。

The way ahead is long; I see no ending, yet high and low I’ll search with my will unbending.

民为贵,社稷次之,君为轻。

The people are the most important element in a state; next are the gods of land and grain; least is the ruler himself.

千丈之堤,以蝼蚁之穴溃;百尺之屋,以突隙之烟焚。

A long dike will collapse because of an ant-hole in it; a tall building will be burned down by a spark from a chimney’s chink.

锲而舍之,朽木不折,锲而不舍,金石可镂。

Carve but give up half way, even a decayed piece of wood will not break; carve without stop, even metal and stone can be engraved.

人有悲欢离合,月有阴晴阳缺,此事古难全。

People have sorrow and joy; they part and meet again. The moon dims or shines; it waxes or wanes. Nothing is perfect, not even in the olden days.

人之于文学也,犹玉之于琢磨也。

Learning and culture are to a person what polished and grinding are to jade.

三人行,必有我师焉。择其善者而从之,其不善者而改之。

Among any three people walking, I will find something to learn for sure. Their good qualities are to be followed, and their shortcomings are to be avoided.

士不可以不弘毅,任重而道远。仁以为己任,不亦重乎?死而后己,不亦远乎?

An educated gentleman cannot but be resolute and broad-minded, for he has taken up a heavy responsibility and a long course. Is it not a heavy responsibility, which is to practice benevolence? Is it not a long course, which will end only with his death?

士之为人,当理不避其难,临患忘利,遗生行义,视死如归。

A moral intellectual is one who escapes no danger in face of truth, discards personal interests in front of disaster, practices righteousness at the expense of life, and looks upon death as going home.

逝者如斯夫!不舍昼夜。

The passage of time is just like the flow of water, which goes on day and night.

顺天者存,逆天者亡。

Those who follow the Heaven’s law will survive; those who go against it will perish.

天将降大任于斯人也,必先苦其心志,劳其筋骨,饿其体肤,空乏其身,行拂乱其所为,所以动心忍性,增益其所不能。

When Heaven is about to place a great responsibility on a great man, it always first frustrates his spirit and will, exhausts his muscles and bones, exposes him to starvation and poverty, harasses him by troubles and setbacks so as to stimulate his spirit, toughen his nature and enhance his abilities.

天生我才必有用。

Heaven has endowed me with talents for eventual use.

天时不如地利,地利不如人和。

Opportunities vouchsafed by Heaven are less important than terrestrial advantages, which in turn are less important than the unity among people.

天行健,君子以自强不息。

As Heaven’s movement is ever vigorous, so must a gentleman ceaselessly strive along.

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温故而知新,可以为师矣。

He who by reviewing the old can gain knowledge of the new and is fit to be a teacher.

物格而后知至,知至而后意诚,意诚而后心正,心正而后身修,身修而后家齐,家齐而后治国,国治而后天下平。

Things investigated, genuine knowledge acquired; genuine knowledge acquired ,thoughts purified; thoughts purified, hearts rectified; hearts rectified, personalities cultivated; personalities cultivated, families regulated; families regulated, the states well governed; the states well governed, the whole world will be in peace and tranquil.

相见时难别亦难。

It is unbearable to meet as well as to depart.

学不可以已。青取之于蓝,而青于蓝;冰,水为之,而寒于冰。君子博学而日参省乎己,则知明而行无过矣。

There is never an end to learning. The dye extracted from the indigo is bluer than the plant; so is the ice colder than the water. By broadly learning and constantly examining himself every day, the gentleman sharpens his awareness and makes fewer mistakes.

学而不思则罔,思而不学则殆。

Learning without thinking leads to confusion; thinking without learning ends in danger.

学而不厌,诲人不倦。

Never be contented with your study; never be impatient with your teaching.

学如逆水行舟,不进则退。

Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back.

有朋自远方来,不亦乐乎。

It is such a delight to have friends coming from afar.

玉不琢,不成器。人不学,不知义。

As a jade without chiseling will not become a useful object, a man without learning will not know the Way.

欲穷千里目,更上一层楼。

We widen our views three hundred miles by ascending one flight of stairs. /

Exhausting my eyes to a thousand li further, I am ascending one more story of the tower.

在天愿做比翼鸟,在地愿为连理枝。

In heaven let us be two birds flying ever together, and on earth two trees with branches interlocked forever.

不登高山,不知天之厚也;不临深渊,不知地之厚也。

One can never be aware of the height of the sky or the depth of the earth, if he does not climb up a high mountain or look down into a deep abyss.

大道之行也,天下为公。

A public spirit will rule all under the sky when the great Way prevails.

大江东去,浪淘尽,千古风流人物。

The endless river eastward flows; with its huge waves are gone all those gallant heroes of bygone years.

丹青不知老将近,富贵于我如浮云。

Absorbed in painting, you know not old age is coming; indeed, to me wealth and rank are like clouds scudding.

曲则全,枉则直,洼则盈,敝则新,少则得,多则惑。

To be part is to be whole; to be bent is to be straight; to be hollow is to be filled; to be worn out is to be renewed; to have little is to have more; to have much is to be confused.

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Every man's life is a fairy tale written by God's fingers.

每个人的生活都是上帝亲手书写的童话。

Where words fail, music speaks.

言语无法述说时,便由音乐来代替。

Just living is not enough... One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.

仅仅活着是不够的,还需要有阳光、自由,和一朵花。

“I will fly away to them, to the royal birds; and they will beat me, because I, that am so ugly, dare to come near them. But it is all the same. Better he killed by them than to be pursued by ducks, and beaten by fowls, and to suffer hunger in winter!"------From The Ugly Duckling

我要飞到那些高贵的鸟儿身边,它们会打我,这么丑陋的东西居然也敢接近它们。但是没关系,被这样高贵的鸟儿杀死也好过被鸭子追赶、被家禽欺负、在冬天挨冻受苦。----- 丑小鸭

It matters nothing if one is born in a duck-yard, if one has only lain in a swan`s egg.

出生在鸭窝里有什么关系,只要是从天鹅蛋里孵化出来的就行了。

To her it seemed most wonderful and beautiful to hear that the flowers of the land should have fragrance, and not those below the sea; that the trees of the forest should be green; and that the fishes among the trees could sing so sweetly, that it was quite a pleasure to hear them.----- From The Little Mermaid

陆地上的花是有香味的,树是绿色的,树间往来的鱼(其实是小鸟)会唱动听的歌,叫人听着开心,小美人鱼觉得这太神奇了。------人鱼公主

All was joy and gayety on board ship till long after midnight; she laughed and danced with the rest, while the thoughts of death were in her heart……The little mermaid leaned her white arms on the edge of the vessel, and looked towards the east for the first blush of morning, for that first ray of dawn that would bring her death. ----- From The Little Mermaid

船上一派欢乐喜悦的气氛,一直延续到午夜之后,小美人鱼跟别人一起笑着跳着,然而心里盘踞着死亡的阴影。她靠在船舷上,望着东方的天空,等待破晓时刻到来,黎明的第一抹曙光将宣告她生命的终结。------人鱼公主