南華大學

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人生卜事

1.常作「難遭難遇」想,要把我當下的機遇。

Opportunity seldom knocks twice; seize the moment.

 

2.錢財是五家共有的,健康、福德才是自己的。

Monetary wealth is never truly yours. At the end of the day, it is your health and blessings that are truly yours.

 

3.心甘情願,要能不忘初心,凡事要自己負責。

Be perfectly willing in all your endeavors; never forget your initial resolve; take responsibility for your actions.

 

4.忙,就是營養,要忙得歡喜、忙得有意義。

Regard a busy life as a nutritious one. Keep busy with joy, and with purpose.

 

5.不比較,不計較,不怕難,不怕苦。

Never compare, never fuss, never fear adversity, and never fear suffering.

 

6.懂得享有,比擁有更幸福。

Appreciation of what we have instead of mere possession of what we have makes us wealthier.

 

7.聖人也會給人批評,知錯必改就好。

Even sages are criticized, it is more important that you are willing to admit fault and correct your mistakes.

 

8.因緣能成就一切,要給人一些因緣。

All things are created by causes and conditions; make it a point to give others causes and conditions.

 

9.世間事苦樂都是當然的,要能看破放下。

All the joys and sufferings of this world occur as a matter of course; the key is to be able to looks beyond and let go.

 

10.重新估定價值,凡事都不要那麼執著。

Constantly re-evaluate your values; there is no need to be attached to anything.

 

11.你重要,他重要,我不重要,因為吃虧是福。

You are important and he is important; I am not important, because it is a blessing to be at a disadvantage.

 

12.小,不能忽視,涓涓細流可以成為大海汪洋。

Small things should not be overlooked; even the smallest stream may one day turn into a grand ocean.

 

13.不知道有不知道的樂趣。

Sometimes there is joy in not knowing.

 

14.要做義工,因為救苦救難就是菩薩。

It is important to volunteer, because anyone who relieves the suffering and hardship of others is a bodhisattva.

 

15.你大我小,你對我錯,你樂我苦,你有我無。

You are important and I am not;

You are right, and I am wrong;

You enjoy happiness, while I take on suffering;

You can have, while I keep nothing.

 

16.要知道慚愧與苦惱,因為這樣才會更進步。

It is important to feel shame and grief, for these make us better people.

 

17.從善如流,真善美都是我們的目標。

Forget ahead in doing what is right; it should be our goal to accomplish the truthful, virtuous and beautiful.

 

18.不要隨人情起舞,人情喜惡變化無窮。

Do not get wrapped up in personal favors, for human emotions are impermanent and may change any time.

 

19.利用零碎時間,時間才是我們的財富和生命。

Make every second count, for time is our wealth and life.

 

20.要能皆大歡喜,不要給人難堪,要給人祝福。

A happy outcome for all is best. Do not humiliate others; give them our blessings.

 

21.有佛法就有辦法。忍耐、慈悲都是佛法。

Dharma always offers a way; patience and compassion are forms of Dharma.

 

22.生氣不能解決問題,要能爭氣才更重要。

Anger does not solve problems; working hard to resolve a situation does.

 

23.破銅爛鐵也能成鋼,對自己要有信心。

Have confidence in yourself, for even scrap metal can be turned into steel.

 

24.做什麼要像什麼,把人做好才是重要。

Play your role well, nothing is more important than living your life well.

 

25.善的因緣難得再來,不要錯失良機。

Good causes and conditions are hard to come by, do not let a good opportunity pass you by.

 

26.我是佛,瞋恨、忌妒、傲慢、惡口,我能嗎?

I am a Buddha. As a Buddha how can I possibly have hatred, jealousy, arrogance, or foul language?

 

27.給人利用才有價值,吃虧、服務才是賺的。

Begin used by others gives us value. Those who are at a disadvantage and willingly help others are the real winners.

 

28.要做好人,諸惡莫作,眾善奉行。

Be a good person, do no evil, and do good deeds.

 

29.在世間上什麼都是我的,什麼都不是我的。

In this world, everything is mine, yet nothing is mine.

 

30.不要貪瞋癡無明,因為無明就是不明事理也。

Do not be greedy, angry, or ignorant; being ignorant is the same as being unreasonable.

 

31.拒絕要有代替,能幹的人都是肯定的。

Refusal requires the presentation of an alternative; this is how competent people solve problems.

 

32.人我之間要跳探戈,該進則進,該退則退。

A relationship between two people is like dancing Tango : sometimes you lead and sometimes you follow.

 

33.結緣總比結怨好,要實踐三好、四給、五和。

It is better to develop affinities than making enemies. Practice the Three Acts of Goodness, Four Givings, and Five Harmonies.

 

34.自我要把持正派的、善美的、淨化的心念。

We must discipline ourselves to remain righteous, virtuous, and pure in thought.

 

35.天堂地獄都在一念之間,上天不入地也。

Heaven and hell are all creations of the mind; one would rather go up than go down.

 

36.空是建設宇宙萬有,要空,才能有。

All than exists in this universe is built upon emptiness. Only with emptiness is there existence.

 

37.永不退票,信守承諾。

Never go back on your word, keep your promises.

 

38.未來一定比現在更好,應該要更加倍努力。

The future will definitely be better than the present, so work extra hard.

 

39.有理想才能實踐,要有願力才能完成理想。

Before anything is realize, you must first aspire for something. Your aspirations can only be accomplished with resolve.

 

40.能捨,必有得,有播種,才會有收成。

Gain only comes after giving. You must sow before you reap.

 

41.健康、安全、緣分、歡喜,都比金錢重要。

Good health, safety, affinities and joy are more important than money.

 

42.我們都在寫歷史要立功、立德、立言。

We are all creating history, therefore we must establish ourselves in merit, in virtue, and in speech.

 

43.人生無量壽,精神的生命是永遠不會老死的。

Life is infinite, for a spirited life neither ages nor dies.

 

44.面對問題,不要退縮,心存善念,光明在前。

Don’t run away for your problems, when your mind is filled with goodness, a bright future lies ahead.

 

45.不能不信因果,因緣果報是宇宙的真理。

You must believe in cause and effect, for the rule of cause, condition, and effect id the Truth of the universe.

 

46.千載一時,一時千載,好好把握機會。

Opportunities arise in rare moments in time; seize the moment.

 

47.愛,就是惜,就是慈悲、服務、包容、智慧。

To love means to cherish, to be compassionate, to be of service, to be tolerant, and to be wise.

 

48.願心的昇華,聞思修三慧有重大的幫助。

Resolve is strengthened with the assistance of listening to, contemplation of, and practice of the Dharma.

 

49.有情有義,情義是人生的基石。

Sentiment and righteousness are the cornerstones of life.

 

50.排難解紛不是閒事,會生出功德。

Reconciliation is not a trivial matter; it has the potential to give rise to merit.

 

51.先檢查自己的心,要知道自己的心是善是惡?

Start with examining your mind, for you must know whether it is good or evil.

 

52.忍耐就是力量,就是智慧,就是心量。

Patience is power, patience is wisdom, and patience is magnanimity.

 

53.從今做起,從己做起;不拖延,不依賴。

Start with today, and start with yourself. Do not procrastinate and do not rely on others.

 

54.滿樹桃花一棵根,因緣果報重重無盡。

A tree full of plum blossoms all trance back to the same root, the relationship between causes, conditions, and effects is endless.

 

55.要將歡喜布滿人間,要把自己活在歡喜中。

Spread happiness around the world, and live in happiness.

 

56.要有向困難挑戰的勇氣,有心,無難也。

Be brave enough to face your challenges. Nothing is difficult in dace of determination.

 

57.向自己革命,革除私心、陋習,前途光明。

Challenge yourself by overthrowing your selfishness and bad habits, and a bright future lies ahead.

 

58.做自己的貴人,自己有力量,才能解決問題。

Be your own mentor. Only when you are strong will problems be solved.

 

59.幸福,就在當下;幸福,要感受,要善思。

Happiness is in here and now. Experience your happiness, and think well of it.

 

60.好事從我做起,好話從我說起,好心從我生起。

Be the one to start doing good deeds, be the one to start speaking food words, and be the one to start thinking good thoughts.

 

61.做人,就是要修身養性。

To be successful in life, one must cultivate moral character.

 

62.人要有信仰,信仰的人生才是健康的。

We must have faith, for a life with faith is a healthy one.

 

63.凡事思前想後,要提起正念,不要自作多情。

Consider past causes and future effects for all matters you encounter; uphold right mindfulness; do not be overly sentimental.

 

64.要做正人君子,人我是非不要計較。

Be a person of moral integrity; do not fuss over disputes of right of and wrong.

 

65.言無名利,行絕虛浮。(玄奘大師的人生觀)

Speak not words of fame or gain. Take not actions that are superficial. – Master Xuanzang

 

66.做人,不為錢動、不為情動、不為境動。

Do not be moved by money, do not be moved by emotions, and do not be moved by circumstances.

 

67.提得起,放得下,要能提放自如。

Picking up and letting go; one must learn to do both with ease.

 

68.要人接受,禮貌、勤勞、負責、服務不能少。

To gain acceptance by others, manners, diligence, responsibility, and service should not be amiss.

 

69.隨緣、隨分、隨心、隨眾,你能隨順眾生嗎?

Follow conditions follow your role, follow your heart, and follow your community. Are you able to follow your community. Are you able to follow and oblige all sentient beings?

 

70.我在眾中,就要能接受大眾的擠壓。

As a member of the community, I must be able to accept the pressure that it gives.

 

71.當笑要笑,當說要說,當做要做。

Laugh when it is time to laugh, speak when it is time to speak, and act when it is time to act.

 

72.服務奉獻中成就他人,努力工作中自我實現。

Help others succeed through your service and dedication. Realize the self through diligence and hard word.

 

73.多聽一句譴責自己的話,虛心接受就是進步。

Humble acceptance of criticism leads to improvement.

 

74.人活在希望之中,要感覺到明天會更好。

Live within hope; believe that there will be a better tomorrow.

 

75.至道無難,唯嫌揀擇,凡事不可過分多疑。

Attainment is not difficult; the only obstacle that exists is being picky; do not over-think matters.

 

76.不要太小氣,跟人結緣,才有人緣。

Do not be too stingy. The willingness to develop affinities will broaden your connections.

 

77.對人好,是沒有錯的,存好心,更為重要。

No wrong can come from begin kind to others. It is most important to think good thoughts.

 

78.立定腳跟做個好人,風霜雨雪不足畏也。

Stand firm and be a good person; storms and harsh weather will not be sufficient to arouse fear.

 

79.勤有功,戲無益,不當的壞習慣要改進。

There is merit in diligence and no benefit in play. Improve unwholesome habits.

 

80.施捨不一定用錢,微笑、讚美都是布施。

Giving is not always done with money. A smile or words of compliment are also forms of giving.

 

81.事情可以做完,話不要說盡,要知禍從口出。

Tasks should not be left undone, but certain words should be left unspoken, for disaster follows careless speech.

 

82.成事就好,要有恆心、毅力。

The accomplishment of good things requires persistence and willpower.

 

83.好事不做、好話不說,以後就會後悔。

If you hold back on doing good deeds or speaking good words, you will regret it in the future.

 

84.捨去一步,才能向前;給人利用,才能成功。

Only by relinquishing your previous step, can you make the next one forward.

Success comes from allowing others to take advantage of your abilities.

 

85.人我是非的煩惱不要放在心上,會汙染本性。

Do not take the stresses generated by gossip to heart, for it will taint your nature.

 

86.什麼都可以缺少,慈悲喜捨不可少也。

You can be short anything, as long as it is not loving-kindness, compassion, joy or equanimity.

 

87.不要冷淡別人,對人要寬,對己要嚴。

Do not treat others with cold indifference. Treat others with tolerance, but treat yourself with strict discipline.

 

88. 不要悲傷、沮喪,要勇敢面對現實。

Instead of being sad and depressed, face reality with courage.

 

89. 世間事情,歡喜微笑可以化解怨恨和對立。

Any animosity that exists in this world can be resolve with and smiles.

 

90. 冤枉、委屈,不要計較,這些都是逆增上緣。

Rise above the occasion, do not let the feelings of injustice or bring wronged bother you; these are opportunities to improve.

 

91.要從工作、做人中找到歡喜快樂。

Discover joy and happiness in your work and life.

 

92.掌握時間,善用空間,和諧人間。

Take control of your time, make good use of your space, and harmonize the human world.

 

93.能承擔世間憂悲苦惱的萬事,才是人間行者。

A spiritual practitioner is one who can shoulder the world’s sadness, sorrow, suffering, and troubles.

 

94.心量有多大,成就就有多大。

The bigger your heart, the greater your achievements.

 

95.不要譴責別人,寬心、寬容最好。

Do not reproach others; tolerance and magnanimity is the best.

 

96.敬人者,人恆敬之;佛法就是在恭敬中求。

One who respects others will be respected. Dharma is sought within respect.

 

97.不要緊張,放鬆自己,沒有解決不了的問題。

Don’t be nervous. Relax. There is not no problem that cannot be resolved.

 

98.要修習讚歎法門,讚歎別人妙用無窮。

Practice the act of giving praise and complements, for its benefits are inexhaustible.

 

99.智仁勇三德德,智是般若,仁是慈悲,勇是菩提。

The Three Great Virtues consists of wisdom, benevolence, and courage. Wisdom is prajna, benevolence is loving-kindness and compassion, and courage is bodhi.

 

100.喜悅的人,應將煩惱、憂鬱拋向海洋裡去。

A joyful mind throws all troubles and worries into the ocean.

 

101.愛心是沒有對立的,對立就有你我糾紛。

When there is love, there are no oppositions; when there are oppositions, there are disputes.

 

102.皈依佛即是佛,民主也;受五戒不侵犯,自由也。

When one takes refuge in the Buddha, the Buddha and democracy exist; when one observes the five precepts, and does not trespass against others, them one is free.

 

103.不要護短,不要自讚毀他,會越描越黑。

Do not cover up your shortcomings or downgrade others to praise yourself, it only makes matters worse.

 

104.不要遷怒別人,不二過是正人君子的本分。

Do not take your anger out on others. A gentleman is one who never repeats the same mistakes.

 

105.不要住在色聲香味觸法裡,要住在柔軟安樂中。

Do not abide in form, sound, smell, taste, touch, or dharma. Abide in gentleness, stability, and happiness.

 

106.人我之間,熱戰固然不好,冷戰也是不當。

Within a relationship, heated battles are not good and cold wars are also inappropriate.

 

107.對朋友不念舊惡,所謂友直、友諒、友多聞。

Do not hold grudges against your friends. Friends are direct, friends forgive, and friends listen.

 

108.要成功,要有通路,事通、理通、人我都通。

In order to succeed, the path must be clear, matter must be clear, reason must be clear, and communication between people must be clear.