47個蘇格拉底經典英文語錄名言

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47個蘇格拉底經典英文語錄名言【經典語錄網】

蘇格拉底(希臘語:Σωκράτης/英語:Socrates,西元前469年—西元前399年),古希臘著名的思想家、哲學家、教育家、公民陪審員。
蘇格拉底和他的學生柏拉圖,以及柏拉圖的學生亞裡斯多德並稱為“古希臘三賢”,被後人廣泛地認為是西方哲學的奠基者。
身為雅典的公民,據記載蘇格拉底最後被雅典法庭以侮辱雅典神、引進新神論和腐蝕雅典青年思想之罪名判處死刑。儘管蘇格拉底曾獲得逃亡的機會,但他仍選擇飲下毒堇汁而死,因為他認為逃亡只會進一步破壞雅典法律的權威。

1、The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
唯一真正的智慧是自知無知。

2、The unexamined life is not worth living.
未經審視的生活不值得活。

3、There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.
唯一的好是知識,唯一的壞是無知。

4、I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.
我不能教會別人任何事。我只能讓他們思考。

5、Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
好奇是智慧的開端。

6、Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
與人為善,因為你所遇到的每一個人都在進行著某種形式的艱苦鬥爭。

7、To find yourself, think for yourself.
要想找到自我,必須獨立思考。

8、By all means marry; if you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher.
還是結婚吧;如果你找到了一位好妻子,你會變得幸福;如果你有找到了一位壞妻子,你會成為一位哲人。

9、Be slow to fall into friendship, but when you are in, continue firm and constant.
緩慢落入友誼,但當你正在進行時,繼續保持堅定和不變。

10、Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people.
大智論道,中智論事,小智論人。

11、Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
教育是燃起火焰,而非灌輸一個容器。

12、He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
他不滿他所擁有的,也不會滿足他想要的。

13、If you don*t get what you want, you suffer; if you get what you don*t want, you suffer; even when you get exactly what you want, you still suffer because you can*t hold on to it forever. Your mind is your predicament. It wants to be free of change. Free of pain, free of the obligations of life and death. But change is law and no amount of pretending will alter that reality.
如果你沒有得到你想要的,你會痛苦;如果你得到了你不想要的,你會痛苦,即使你得到了你想要的,你也痛苦,因為你永遠不能抓住它。你的思想就是你的困境。它想要免受改變。免受煩惱、免受生與死的義務。但變化就是規律,再多的假像也無法掩蓋這一現實。

14、Our youth now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for their elders and love chatter in place of exercise; they no longer rise when elders enter the room; they contradict their parents, chatter before company; gobble up their food and tyrannize their teachers.
我們現在的青年愛奢侈。他們不禮貌,蔑視權威;他們不尊敬長輩而且愛喋喋不休;當長輩進入房間時他們不再起身;他們頂撞他們的父母,在聚會時喋喋不休;霸佔他們的食物並欺壓他們的教師。

15、Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.
有時你建起心牆並非為了遠離人群,而是為了看清誰在乎去推倒它。

16、Know thyself.
認識你自己。

17、Let him who would move the world first move himself.
要想改變世界需先改變他自己。

18、Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
死亡可能是人類最偉大的福氣。

19、The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.
幸福的秘訣,不是尋求更多發現,而是在成長中享受到細微的一種能力。

20、Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.
知足是天然的財富,奢侈是人為的貧困。

21、When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
誹謗成為了辯論失敗者的工具。

22、Every action has its pleasures and its price.
每個行為都有它的樂趣和它的代價。

23、Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
不要讓別人激怒你,如果別人對你做了什麼。

24、I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
我不是一位雅典人或希臘人,而是一位世界的公民。

25、The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.
改變的秘訣是集中你的所有能力,不是摧毀舊的,而是建造新的。

26、Employ your time in improving yourself by other men*s writings so that you shall come easily by what others have labored hard for.
將你的時間用在閱讀他人的作品上,別人費力學到的東西,你就能輕鬆獲得。

27、The hour of departure has arrived, and we go our separate ways, I to die, and you to live. Which of these two is better only God knows.
離別的時刻已經到來,我們分道揚鑣,我死去,你活著。這兩種哪個更好只有神知道。

28、Envy is the ulcer of the soul.
嫉妒是靈魂的腫瘤。

29、Understanding a question is half an answer.
理解一個問題就是答案的一半。

30、Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
當心碌碌無為的生活。

31、The hottest love has the coldest end.
最熱烈的愛會有最冷漠的結局。

32、Thou should eat to live; not live to eat.
你吃飯是為了活著;活著不是為了吃飯。

33、I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.
我知道我是聰明的,因為我自知無知。

34、True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
真正的智慧是當我們每一個人認識到我們對生活、自我和周圍的世界瞭解得多麼少的時候。

35、We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
我們可以輕易地原諒一個孩子怕黑;但成人怕光是人生的真正悲哀。

36、From the deepest desires often come the deadliest hate.
最深的欲望總能引起最深的仇恨。

37、Be as you wish to seem.
如你所願。

38、The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
這世上獲得榮譽的最佳方式是我們將偽裝成的樣子(而得到的榮譽)。

39、The really important thing is not to live, but to live well. And to live well meant, along with more enjoyable things in life, to live according to your principles.
真正重要的不是活著,而是活得更好。而且好的生活意味著生活中還有更有趣的事物,要按照你的原則生活。

40、Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
一旦與男人平等,女人就高高在上。

41、In all of us, even in good men, there is a lawless wild-beast nature, which peers out in sleep.
在所有人中,即使是好男人,都有一個放縱的野獸本性,這同樣發生在睡眠中。

42、One should never do wrong in return, nor mistreat any man, no matter how one has been mistreated by him.
永遠不該以錯事作為回報,也不要虐待任何人,無論別人如何虐待了他。

43、He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.
知足常樂者最富有,因為知足本身就是天然的財富。

44、The easiest and noblest way is not to be crushing others, but to be improving yourselves.
最簡單而高貴的方式不是壓榨別人,而是提高你自己。

45、Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions; but those who kindly reprove thy faults.
那些總是讚美你言行的人必定不是忠誠的朋友,忠誠意味著溫和地指出你的過失。

46、To fear death, gentlemen, is no other than to think oneself wise when one is not, to think one knows what one does not know. No one knows whether death may not be the greatest of all blessings for a man, yet men fear it as if they knew that it is the greatest of evils.
恐懼死亡,先生們,沒有人知道死亡可能不是一個人最幸福的事,而人們恐懼它,就像他們知道一樣,這是最大的惡。

47、Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of — for credit is like fire; when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
信用是像火一樣富有的珠寶;一旦你有了它,可以保存它,但如果你一旦熄滅了它,你會發現重燃它是一項艱巨的任務。一個獲得良好聲譽的方法是努力成為你理想的樣子。

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