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Being illusionally paranoid and scaring oneself 杯弓蛇影

Translated 啟示:杯弓蛇影 【bēi gōng shé yǐng】 形容由於錯覺而疑神疑鬼,自己驚嚇自己。 比如有些人以前曾在中國大陸經歷過許多連續不斷的整人運動,後半輩子總是生活在杯弓蛇影的感覺中,怕這怕那,怕很多不該怕的事情。 俗話說 “七份精神三份病”,健康的心理才會給人帶來健康的身體,只有徹底的擺脫心裡的恐懼,才能換來全身心的快樂和健康。 In the Han Dynasty, there was a county magistrate named Ying Chen. One day, he invited his subordinate Du Xuan for a drink in his home. ” Come on. Cheers!” … Continue reading

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德育的故事【朱雲折檻】

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東施效顰

dong shi xiao pin 啟示: “東施效顰” 形容盲目的模仿別人的人反而會弄巧成拙,越學越糟。在日常生活中,很多女孩們把模特兒流行時裝當作追求的目標,盲目的崇拜趕時髦,可謂東施效顰。 如果在欣賞和借鑑模特兒表演的同時,穿出適合自己特色的時裝,才是美麗而又有氣質,富有魅力的女人。

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Be conceited 班門弄斧

Translated 班門弄斧【ban men nong fu】 是指在行家面前賣弄本領,不自量力不知深浅的意思。 There was a poet called Li Bai in the Tang Dynasty. His poems are passionate, beautiful, and very imaginative. He was know as the God of Poetry. But unfortunately one day he falls into … Continue reading

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Be willing to take someone’s correct advice 從善如流

Translated 啟示:從善如流【Cóng shàn rú liú】 指採納高明正確的意見和建議,接受善意的規勸,像流水那樣暢快而自然。比喻樂於接受別人正確的意見。在生活中如能做到從善如流,這不但可以融洽周圍的人際關係,而且也能使大家變得更聰明,智慧,快樂! In 585 BC, the State of Chu attacked the State of Zheng. Zheng requested the State of Jin to support it. Marshal Luan Shun arrived in Zheng with his army. Seeing the Jin support … Continue reading

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One who copies other’s example 邯鄲學步

Translated 邯鄲學步 [han dan xue bu] 比喻模仿別人不成,反而丟掉了自己原有的本事。 Once upon a time, there was a young man in the Kingdom of Yan. He thought his walking posture was not good, so someody told him that people in Han Dan of Zhao … Continue reading

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A difficult goal can be attined by perseverance 水滴石穿

啟示:水滴石穿《shui di shi chuan》 比喻堅持不懈,集细微的力量也能成就很大的功勞,也就是由量變到質變的辯證關係。 In the song dynasty, a man called Zhang Guaiya served as magistrate of Quianyang County. One day, he takes an inspection stroll around his office Building. Suddenly he sees a petty official slipping out of … Continue reading

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To quitting halfway without getting to the end 半途而廢

Translated 半途而廢【bàn tú ér fèi】比喻做事中途停止,不能堅持到底,半途而廢只會讓任何事情前功盡棄。 啟示:很多人在通向事業的成功路上曾幾經磨難幾經挫折,沮喪失望,心情一時走向低谷。 可最終,他們敢於在磨難中學習失敗的經驗,使自己的思維變得更開拓,更成熟,事業上轉為得心應手。 “失敗是成功之母”, “世上無難事,只怕有心人 ”。 我們每個人在生活中都會遇到各種各樣的困難,如果大家時時能用善心和正念去看待事物,知道磨難就是生活中的一部份,吃苦會讓人明悟人生道理,自己需要繼續努力和虛心學習,那希望的曙光就從這一刻開始。 祝你成功! In the warring states period, a man named Le Yang left home to pursue his studies after his wife’s persuasion. One day, someone knocked the door, when his … Continue reading

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别有天地

Translated 別有天地 【bié yǒu tiān dì】比喻景物另有一番新的優美的境界,也形容藝術創作的境界新穎,別具一格,引人入勝。         Li Bai was a great poet in China’s Tang Dynasty. His poetry is passionate and freewheeling, full of queer imaginations. One day, he is chatting while drinking with a friend. His friend said, … Continue reading

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Refer to bright and promising youngsters 後生可畏

後生可畏【hòu shēng kě wèi】 比喻少年聰明努力,有光明的前途。 It is said that when Confucius traveled through all the kingdoms, he came across three children. Two of them are playing together, while the other one is standing by himself. Confucius feels puzzled. He asks … Continue reading

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