What Is Success 成功的内涵——爱默生

What Is Success 成功的内涵——爱默生

WHAT IS SUCCESS  by Ralph Waldo Emerson 
成功内涵——拉尔夫•沃尔多•爱默生 (陈采霞译)

What is success?
成功是什么?
To laugh often and love much;
笑口常开,爱心永在,
To win the respect of intelligent people
赢得智者的尊重,
And the affection of children;
孩子们的爱戴;
To earn the approbation(认可,嘉许) of honest critics
博得真诚的认可,
And endure the betrayal of false friends;
容忍损友的背叛;
To appreciate beauty;
欣赏美好的东西,
To find the best in others;
发现别人的可爱。
To give oneself;
学会无私地奉献,
To leave the world a little better,
给世界增添光彩:
Whether by a healthy child,
要么培育出健康的孩子,
A garden patch,
要么留下花园一块,
Or a redeemed social condition;
亦或是改善社会条件;
To have played and laughed with enthusiasm
尽情娱乐、笑得畅快,
And sung with exultation;(大悦,欢欣)

把欢乐的歌唱起来;

To know even one life has breathed easier,
甚至知道一个生命活得自在,
Because you have lived……
因为你的一路走来……
This is to have succeeded.
这就是成功的内涵。