Articles tagged '青春'

致《青春》

美国作家,1840.4.13-1924.3.21

作者:塞缪尔·厄尔曼 译者:夏海涛


青春不是年华,而是心境;青春不是桃面、丹唇、柔膝,而是深沉的意志、恢宏的想像、炽热的感情;青春是生命的深泉涌流。

Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it isnot a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of thewill, a quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is thefreshness of the deep springs of life.

青春气贯长虹,勇锐盖过怯弱,进取压倒苟安。如此锐气,二十后生有之,六旬男子则更多见。年岁有加,并非垂老;理想丢弃,方堕暮年。

Youth means a temperamental predominance of courage overtimidity of the appetite, for adventure over the love of ease. This oftenexists in a man of sixty more than a body of twenty. Nobody grows old merely bya number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals.

岁月悠悠,衰微只及肌肤;热忱抛却,颓唐必致灵魂。忧烦、惶恐、丧失自信,定使心灵扭曲,意气如灰。

Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasmwrinkles the soul. Worry, fear, self-distrust...

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