Robin。

“Man can either buy his wisdom or borrow it. By buying it, he pays full price in personal time and treasure. But by borrowing it, he capitalizes on the lessons learned from the failures of others. ”

“人可以购买或者借用智慧。购买的智慧,他会花掉自己的一生的时间和财富。但是,借用智慧的话,他可以从别人的失败或成功中学习。”

- Benjamin Franklin

NOTES FROM

穷理查年鉴:一生必知的智慧箴言

——(美)富兰克林

12 January 2017

第七章 智慧之门

The wise one listens to half the word. 智者听话信一半。

12 January 2017

第七章 智慧之门

獒犬看起来温顺,但咬起人来非常凶狠。

5 January 2017

第七章 智慧之门

Words may shew a man’s Wit,but Actions his Meaning. 言语展示智慧,行动揭示意图。

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Admiration is the Daughter of Ignorance. 羡慕是无知的女儿

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Silence is not always a Sign of Wisdom,but Babbling is ever aMark of Folly. 沉默并不总是意味着智慧,但唠叨永远都是愚蠢的体现

5 January 2017

第七章 智慧之门

Don’t think so much of your own Cunning,as to forget other Men’s. 别自以为很聪明,而忘了别人也聪明。

11 January 2017

第七章 智慧之门

给年轻人一些忠告:选择最精彩的生活,习惯为生活增光添彩。但是很多年轻人没有选择任何生活方式,也没有制订任何生活目标,三天打鱼两天晒网,结果一事无成。

12 January 2017

第七章 智慧之门

45.A great Talker may be no Fool,but he is one that relies on him. 大话者不一定是傻瓜,但相信他的人一定是傻瓜。

12 January 2017

第七章 智慧之门

Praise little,dispraise less. 少表扬,更要少批评。

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第七章 智慧之门

Men take more pains to mask than mend. 掩饰错误要比改正错误难很多。

12 January 2017

第八章 人生秩序

昨日之事,今日之师。

18 January 2017

第八章 人生秩序

67.Anger is never without a Reason,but seldom with a good One. 愤怒都是有理由的,但理由很少有正确的。

12 January 2017

第八章 人生秩序

What you would seem to be,be really. 想变成什么样子,就努力去实现。

12 January 2017

第八章 人生秩序

He that cannot obey,cannot command. 不能服从管理的人是不能指挥别人的。

16 January 2017

第八章 人生秩序

The Master—piece of Man,is to live to the purpose. 人中豪杰,胸怀大志。

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第八章 人生秩序

29.Patience in Market,is worth Pounds in a Year. 如果你能在市场上耐心地转,一年准能省几镑。

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第八章 人生秩序

The worst wheel of the cart makes the most noise. 车轮越破,响声越大。

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第八章 人生秩序

Do not do that which you would not have known. 不要做你不了解的事。

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第八章 人生秩序

45.The Horse thinks one thing,and he that saddles him another.

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第八章 人生秩序

48.In time might make the worst Man good throughout. 如果一年能够根除一恶习,恶棍也能成为好人。

17 January 2017

第八章 人生秩序

The first Degree of Folly,is to conceit one’s self wise;the secondto profess it;the third to despise Counsel. 愚蠢的第一层次是自以为聪明;愚蠢的第二层次是宣称自己聪明;愚蠢的第三层次则是鄙视他人的意见。

18 January 2017

第八章 人生秩序

53.Learning,whether Speculative or Practical,is,in Popular or MixtGovernments,the Natural Source of Wealth and Honour. 学问,无论是出于投机的还是实用的,不管用于一般还是综合管理,都是财富和名誉的基本源泉。

18 January 2017

第八章 人生秩序

能够接受指责并改正错误的人,即使不是聪明人,离聪明也不远了。

18 January 2017

第八章 人生秩序

57.The nearest way to come at glory,is to do that for consciencewhich we do for glory. 通向荣誉的捷径是凭良心为荣誉做事。

18 January 2017

第八章 人生秩序

65.If Passion drives,let Reason hold the Reins. 假如激情驰骋,请用理智握缰。

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第八章 人生秩序

69.The discontented Man finds no easy Chair. 不知足者总是烦恼。

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73.Enjoy the present hour,be mindful of the past;And neither fearnor wish the Approaches of the last. 享受现在,勿忘过去;对于死亡,不要害怕,无须期盼。

18 January 2017

第九章 人生之旅

16.To serve the Publick faithfully,and at the same time please itentirely,is impracticable. 既为大众忠诚服务,又让大众完全满意,那是不可能的。

18 January 2017

第九章 人生之旅

17.Men often mistake themselves,seldom forget themselves 人们经常会看错自己,很少会忘记自己。

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第九章 人生之旅

18.Rob not God,nor the Poor,lest thou ruin thyself;the Eaglesnatcht a Coal from the Altar,but it fired her Nest. 不要抢劫上帝或穷人,除非你想自取灭亡;老鹰从圣坛抓走了一块炭,结果烧了它的巢穴。

20 January 2017

第九章 人生之旅

47.Half Wits talk much but say little. 半瓶子醋不满穷晃荡。

20 January 2017

第九章 人生之旅

51.The Proud hate Pride—in others. 骄傲的人也憎恶骄傲—别人的骄傲。

20 January 2017

第九章 人生之旅

许多人说一套,做一套。

18 January 2017

第九章 人生之旅

2.Sudden Power is apt to be insolent,Sudden Liberty saucy;thatbehaves best which has grown gradually. 突如其降的权力容易让人骄傲,突如其来的自由容易让人放纵,良好的行为举止是逐步养成的。

18 January 2017

第九章 人生之旅

6.Who is wise?He that learns from every One. Who is powerful?He that governs his Passions.} 谁是智者?向他人学习的人。 谁是强者?能控制冲动的人。

18 January 2017

第九章 人生之旅

11.Money and good Manners make the Gentleman. 金钱和优雅的风度造就绅士。

18 January 2017

第九章 人生之旅

20.When ‘tis fair be sure take your Great coat with you. 去集市的时候,一定要穿上好外衣。

18 January 2017

第九章 人生之旅

21.’Tis a Shame that your Family is an Honour to you!You ought tobe an Honour to your Family. 以家族为荣是羞耻,家族以己为荣是光彩。

20 January 2017

第九章 人生之旅

22.Hide not your Talents,they for Use were made.What’s a Sun—Dialin the Shade! 天赋因用而生,不要掩藏。树荫下的日冕又有何用?

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第九章 人生之旅

23.Graft good Fruit all,Or graft not at all. 要么做好,要么不做。

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第九章 人生之旅

26.Blessed is he that expects nothing,for he shall never bedisappointed. 什么都不想的人最幸福,因为他永远也不会失望。

20 January 2017

第九章 人生之旅

27.A Slip of the Foot you may soon recover:But a Slip of theTongue you may never get over. 一次失足可以挽回,一次失言无法弥补。

20 January 2017

第九章 人生之旅

30.Some are weatherwise,some are otherwise. 有人审时度势,有人则不然

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第九章 人生之旅

33.Be at War with your Vices,at Peace with your Neighbours,and letevery New—Year find you a better Man. 与缺点作战,与邻居和睦,祝你一年更比一年好。

20 January 2017

第九章 人生之旅

37.Ill Customs &bad Advice are seldom forgotten. 人们很少能忘坏习惯和馊主意。

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第九章 人生之旅

39.You may talk too much on the best of subjects. 话题好,探讨多。

20 January 2017

第九章 人生之旅

58.To be content,look backward on those who possess less thanyourself,not forward on those who possess more.If this does not makeyou content,you don’t deserve to be happy. 要想感到知足,看看那些没你拥有的多的人们,而不要关注那些比你拥有的多的人们。如果这样你还感到不知足,那么你就配不上拥有快乐。

22 January 2017

第十章 哲理人生

32.Gifts much expected,are paid,not given. 最期望得到的礼物不是别人白给的,而是自己努力得到的。

22 January 2017

第十章 哲理人生

37.A good Example is the best sermon. 好的榜样才是最好的说教。

22 January 2017

第十章 哲理人生

光知道事物的名字而不知道事物的本质是没有什么意义的。

22 January 2017

第十章 哲理人生

40.Old Boys have their Playthings as well as young Ones;theDifference is only in the Price. 人们无论年龄大小都会有自己的玩具,只是价格不同而已。

22 January 2017

第十章 哲理人生

Who gives drink to the wise,he is wiser. 给智者敬酒的人更聪慧。

22 January 2017

第十章 哲理人生

能用到的知识,并没有多深奥。

22 January 2017

第十章 哲理人生

60.Praise to the undeserving,is severe Satyr. 赞扬不该赞扬的,就是一种极度侮辱。

22 January 2017

第十章 哲理人生

62.When the Wine enters,out goes the Truth. 酒后吐真言。

22 January 2017

第十章 哲理人生

14.A Ship under sail and a big—bellied Woman,Are the handsomesttwo things that can be seen common. 世界上最美好、最普通的两样是扬帆的船只和怀胎的女人。

22 January 2017

第十章 哲理人生

33.Men differ daily,about things which are subject to Sense,is itlikely then they should agree about things Invisible. 人们每天都对能感觉到的事情有不同的意见,而对看不见的事情却意见一致。

22 January 2017

第十章 哲理人生

34.Many complain of their Memory,few of their Judgment. 很多人抱怨自己记忆力不好,但是很少有人说自己的判断力差。

22 January 2017

第十章 哲理人生

51.The Sting of a Reproach,is the Truth of it. 忠言逆耳。

22 January 2017

第十章 哲理人生

52.Do me the Favour to deny me at once. 偶尔拒绝,就是帮助。

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第十章 哲理人生

56.Most of the Learning in use,is of no great Use.

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第十章 哲理人生

59.Cunning proceeds from Want of Capacity. 无能的人常常搞阴谋。

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第十章 哲理人生

61.Willows are weak,but they bind the Faggot. 柳枝虽软,但能捆柴。

22 January 2017

附录A

缄默:只说对人对己有益的话,避免闲聊。

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4.RESOLUTION:Resolve to perform what you ought;perform withoutfail what you resolve. 决心:该做的一定要做,要做的一定要做好。

All Excerpts From

(美)富兰克林. “穷理查年鉴:一生必知的智慧箴言.” 机械工业出版社, 2013-01-01. iBooks. This material may be protected by copyright.

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