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英语美文点亮聪明人生02:Life Is Like a Coffee 生活是杯咖啡(MP3+双语字幕)

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英语美文点亮聪明人生,搜集了48篇充斥聪明的美文故事。此为第02篇:Life Is Like a Coffee 生活是杯咖啡,中英对比浏览,含MP3下载。
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A group of alumni, highly established in their careers, got together to visit their old university professor. The conversation soon turned into complaints about stress in work and in life. Offering his guests coffee, the professor went to the kitchen and returned with a large pot of coffee and an assortment of cups -- porcelain, plastic, glass, crystal, some plain-looking, some expensive, some exquisite -- telling them to help themselves to the coffee.

一群卒业生,各安正事业上都已有所建树,相约一路去看望他们年老的大年夜学传授。说话一会儿就变成了各自对任务和生活压力的抱怨。在用咖啡接待这些主人时,传授去厨房端来一大年夜壶咖啡,并拿出各种各样的咖啡杯——陶瓷的、塑料的、玻璃的、水晶的,有看上去浅显的、有价值不菲的、有做工精细的——让他们本身倒咖啡喝。

When all the students had a cup of coffee in hand, the professor said:

当一切学内行中都端了一杯咖啡后,传授发话了 :

If you noticed, all the nice-looking expensive cups were taken up, leaving behind the plain and cheap ones. While it is normal for you to want only the best for yourselves, that is the source of your problems and stress.

“假设你们留意一下,就会发明一切好看标昂贵的杯子都被挑走了,剩下的只是那些浅显的和便宜的。固然,每小我都只想具有最好的,这很正常,但这也正是你们的成绩和压力的根源地点。”

What all of you really wanted was coffee, not the cup, but you consciously went for the best cups and were eyeing each other's cups.

“其实你们真正想要的是咖啡,而不是杯子,但你们却又都下认识去遴选最好的杯子,其实不雅察他人拿到的杯子。”

Now consider this: Life is the coffee and the jobs, money and position in society are the cups. They are just tools to hold and contain life, and do not change the quality of life. Sometimes, by concentrating only on the cup, we fail to enjoy the coffee God has provided. So, don't let the cups drive you ... enjoy the coffee instead.

“如今假想一下:假设生活是杯中的咖啡,任务、财富和社会地位就是那些杯子。它们只是保持生活的对象罢了,其实不改变生活质量。有时辰,我们在过于存眷杯子的同时却忘了去品 味上帝賜予的咖啡。所以,不要成为杯子的奴隶…好好咀嚼杯中的咖啡。”

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