adversity reveals genius; fortune conceals it. (horace, ancient roman poet)
苦難顯才華,好運隱天資。(古羅馬詩人 賀拉斯)

almost any situation—good or bad —is affected by the attitude we bring to. (lucius annaus seneca, ancient roman philosopher)
差不多任何一種處境——無論是好是壞——都受到我們對待處境的態度的影響。(古羅馬哲學傢 西尼加 l a)

although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it. (hellen keller, american writer)
雖然世界多苦難,但是苦難總是能戰勝的(美國作傢 海倫·凱勒)

as fruit needs not only sunshine but cold nights and chilling showers to ripen it, so character needs not only joy but trial and difficulty to mellow it. (hugh black, american writer)
水果不僅需要陽光,也需要涼夜。寒冷的雨水能使其成熟。人的性格陶冶不僅需要歡樂,也需要考驗和困難。(美國作傢 佈萊克 h)

everything can be taken from a man but one thing; the freedom to choose his attitude in any given set of circumstances. (leonhard frand , german novelist)
我可以拿走人的任何東西,但有一樣東西不行,這就是在特定環境下選擇自己的生活態度的自由。(德國小說傢 弗蘭克 l)

every tragedy makes heroes of common people. (normna stephens, american writer)
每場悲劇都會在平凡的人中造就出英雄來。(美國作傢 斯蒂芬斯 n)

he who allows himself to be insulted, deserves to be. (f.c.comford, british writer)
自己甘願受辱的人,受污辱也活該。(英國作傢 科福德 f c)

i find life an exciting business and most exciting when it is lived for others. (helen keller,ameican writer)
我發現生活是令人激動的事情,尤其是為別人活著時。(美國作傢 海倫·凱勒)

i wept when i was born, and every day shows why.(jack london, american novelist)
我一生下來就開始哭泣,而每一天都表明我哭泣的原因。(美國小說傢 傑克·倫敦)

if you want to live your whole life free from pain

you must become either a god or else a coupes

consider other men’s troubles

that will comfort yours

menander, ancient athenian playwriter
古雅典劇作傢 米南德

in this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it. (george bernad shaw, british dramastist)
對於害怕危險的人,這個世界上總是 危險的。(英國劇作傢 肖伯納 g)

it is not true suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but suffering, for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive. (william somerset maugham, british novelist)
說苦難能使人格得到升華,這是不確切的;幸福有時倒能做到這一點,而苦難常會使人心胸狹窄,產生復仇的心理。(英國小說傢 毛姆 w s)

let us suggest to the person in crisis that he cease concentrating so upon the dangers involved and the difficultie,and concentrate instead upon the opptunity—for there is always opportunity in crisis. (seebohm caroline, british physician)
讓我們建議處在危機之中的人:不要把精力如此集中地放在所涉入的危險和困難上,相反而要集中在機會上——因為危機中總是存在著機會。(英國醫生 卡羅琳 s)

light troubles speak; great troubles keep silent. (lucius annaeus seneneca, ancient roman philosopher)
小困難,大聲叫嚷;大困難,悶聲不響。(古羅馬哲學傢 尼加 l a)


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