一、THE SIGNIFICANCE OF FAILURE
Robert H. Schuller
Failure doesn t mean you are a failure,
It does mean you haven t succeeded yet.
Failure doesn t mean you have accomplished nothing,
It does mean you have learned something.
Failure doesn t mean you have been a fool,
It does mean you had a lot of faith.
Failure doesn t mean you ve been disgraced,
It does mean you were willing to try.
Failure doesn t mean you don t have it,
It does mean you have to do something in a different way.
Failure doesn t mean you are inferior,
It does mean you are not perfect.
Failure doesn t mean you ve wasted your life,
It does mean you have a reason to start afresh.
Failure doesn t mean you should give up,
It does mean you must try harder.
Failure doesn t mean you ll never make it,
It does mean it will take a little longer.
Failure doesn t mean God has abandoned you,
It does mean God has a better idea.
二、FOLLOW YOUR OWN COURSE
Don t listen to those who say,
“It s not done that way.”
Maybe it s not, but maybe you will.
Don t listen to those who say,
“You re taking too big a chance.”
Michelangelo would have painted the Sistine Floor,
and it would surely be rubbed out by today.
Most importantly, don t listen
When the little voice of fear inside of you
rear its ugly head and says,
“They re all smarter than you out there.
They re more talented,
They re taller, blonder, prettier, luckier and have
I firmly believe that if you follow a path that interests
Not to the exclusion of love, sensitivity, and cooperation
But with the strength of conviction
That you can move others by your own efforts,
And do not make success or failure the criteria by which you
The chances are you ll be a person worthy of your own
Faith is the “eternal elixir”
Which gives life, power, and action to the impulse of
Faith is the starting point of all accumulation of riches!
Faith is the basis of all “miracles”,
And all mysteries which cannot be analyzed by the rules of
Faith is the only known antidote for failure!
Faith is the element, the “chemical” which,
When mixed with prayer, gives one direct communication with
Faith is the element which transforms the ordinary vibration
of thought, created by the finite mind of man, into the
Faith is the only agency through which
the cosmic force of Infinite
Intelligence can be harnessed and used by man.
Change is the only absolute
in the world,
the only thing
that you can depend on.
Nothing stays the same.
Tomorrow will come,
bringing with it
new beginnings and sometimes
You can hold on to the past
and get left in the dust;
or, you can choose to
jump on the ride of life
and live a new adventure
and an open mind.
五、RESULTS AND ROSES
Edgar Albert Guest
The man who wants a garden fair,
Or small or very big,
With flowers growing here and there,
Must bend his back and dig.
The things are mighty few on earth,
That wishes can attain,
Whatever we want of any worth,
We ve got to work to gain.
It matters not what goal you seek,
Its secret here reposes:
You ve got to dig from week to week,
To get results or roses.
Pain past is pleasure. 过去的痛苦即快乐。 All things are difficult before they are easy. 凡事必先难后易。 Nothing is impossible to a willing heart. 心之所愿，无事不成。 Where there is life, there is hope. 有生命必有希望。 I feel strongly that I can make it. 我坚信我一定能成功。 Better to light one candle than to curse the darkness. 与其诅咒黑暗，不如燃起蜡烛。 The shortest answer is doing. 最简短的回答就是行动。 Four short words sum up what has lifted most successful individuals above the crowd: a little bit more. 成功的秘诀就是四个简单的字：多一点点。 （凡事比别人多一点点！多一点努力，多一点自律，多一点实践，多一点疯狂。多一点点就能创造奇迹！）
打击我吧！ 伤害我吧！ 折磨我吧！ 侮辱我吧！ 冤枉我吧！ 迫害我吧！ Attack me! Hurt me! Torture me! Humiliate me! Mistreat me! Persecute me! 让暴风雨都来吧！让我付出代价！ 让我心态归零！ 你使我兴奋！ 你使我斗志昂扬！ 你使我咬牙切齿！ Let storms rage against me! Let me pay the price! Let me hit rock bottom! You excite me! You fill me with the spirit to fight! You make me grind my teeth! 你使我百折不挠！ 你使我脱胎换骨！你使我变得更坚强！ 你使我成为真正的人！ 你是我最幸福的回忆！ 你是我终生感激的恩人！ 我不是人，我要重塑人的尊严！ You make me determined! You make my completely reshape myself! You make me stronger! You make me a real man! You are my most joyful memory! I owe you all my life! I‘m not human. I want to rebuild my dignity and honor. I want to reshape my life.
Great oaks from little acorns grow.合抱之木始于毫末
Rome was not built in a day.伟业非一日之功
Every little makes.积少成多
Drops of water outwear the stone.滴水穿石
God helps those who help themselves.自助者天助
No pains，no gains.没有付出就没有收获
In our routine life and work, we will meet with insurmountable difficulties. Occasionally we do feel helpless and fall in desperate situation. In this case, to be or not to be depends on whether we have enough courage to struggle.在日常生活中，我们将遇到无法克服的困难。有时我们感到无助并陷入绝望的境地。在这种情况下，何去何从取决于我们是否拥有足够的勇于拼搏的精神。
Never give up
Never give up,
Never lose hope.
Always have faith,
It allows you to cope.
Trying times will pass,
As they always do.
Just have patience,
Your dreams will come true.
So put on a smile,
You‘ll live through your pain.
Know it will pass,
And strength you will gain
永 不 放 弃 ，
永 不 心 灰 意 冷 。
永 存 信 念 ，
它 会 使 你 应 付 自 如 。
难 捱 的 时 光 终 将 过 去 ，
一 如 既 往 。
只 要 有 耐 心 ，
梦 想 就 会 成 真 。
露 出 微 笑 ，
你 会 走 出 痛 苦 。
相 信 苦 难 定 会 过 去 ，
你 将 重 获 力 量 。
Suck out all the marrow of life!
I came to this world
because I wanted to live deliberately.
I wanted to live deep
and suck out all the marrow of life！
To put to rout all that was not life.
And not, when I came to die,
discover that I had not lived.
Count Your Garden
Count your gardens
By the flowers……
Never by the leaves that fall
Count your days
By golden hours……
Don‘t remember clouds at all.
Count your nights by stars……
Count your years with smiles……
Count your blessings……
Not your troubles.
Count your age by friends……
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