L.I.F.E


很多人都问生命的意义是什么,有人说,生命的意义是无意义。

乔布斯告诉你:连接你的内心,找到你愿意奉献一生的那件事情。

他没有告诉我们方法,只是说,不要放弃,持续向内寻找。。。


Sometimes life's going to hit you in the head with a brick
有时,生活会给你迎头一击
Don't lose faith
别气馁
I'm convinced that the only thing that kept me going
我很清楚那唯一使我坚持下去的就是
Was that I loved what I did
我对所做之事的热爱
You've got to find what you love
你必须去寻找自己所爱
And that is true for work as it is for your lovers
无论是对于工作 还是爱情,都是如此
Your work's going to fill a large part of your life
工作将会占据你生活的大部分时间
And the only way to be truly satisfied
要正真获得满足感
Is to do what you believe is great work
就要去做你认为是不错的工作
And the only way to do great work
而要做不错的工作
Is to love what you do
就应该去爱你正在做的工作
If you haven't found it yet
要是你还没有找到
Keep looking, and don't settle
继续找下去,别停下
As with all matters of the heart
只要倾听自己内心的声音
You'll know when you find it
当你找到时,你会感觉到
And, like any great relationship
就像任何伟大的关系一样
It just gets better and better as the years roll on
岁月的更迭只会让情谊越发深厚
So keep looking, don't settle
所以一定不要放弃,继续寻找下去,
My third story was about death
我的第三个故事是有关死亡的
When I was 17
当我17岁时
I read a quote that went something like
我读到一句话,好像是
"if you live each day as if it was your last
如果你把每一天都当作最后一天来过
Someday you'll most certainly be right."
那么总有一天你是对的
It made an impression on me
这句话给我印象很深
And since then, for the past 33 years
在之后的33年中
I've looked in mirror every morning and asked myself
每个早晨我都对着镜子自问
If today were the last day of my life
假如今天是我生命的末日
Would I want to do what I'm about to do today
我还会想去做 我今天打算要去做的事吗
And whenever the answer has been "No" for too many days in a row
如果连续几天我的回答都是“不”
I know I need to change something
我就明白 我需要改变了
Remembering that I'll be dead soon
记住“你即将死去”
Is the most important tool I've ever encountered
使我受益匪浅
To help me make the big choices in life
令我明智地在人生重大问题中作出抉择
Because almost everything
因为几乎所有的东西
All external expectations, all pride
所有额外的期许,骄傲
All fear of embarrassment of failure
所有对失败后引来尴尬的畏惧
These things just fall away in the face of death
这些感觉在死亡面前只会消失
Living only what is truly important
剩下的才是重要的
Remembering that you're going to die
记住自己总会死去
Is the best way I know
是我所知的最好的方法
To avoid the trap of thinking
去避免陷入思维的怪圈
You have something to lose
总是去计较自己的得失
No one wants to die
没有人想要死去
Even people who want to go to Heaven
就是那些想上天堂的人
Don't wan die to get there
也不想通过死到达天堂
And yet, death is the destination we all share
然而,死亡是人类所共享的终点站
No one has ever escaped it
没有人曾逃脱过死亡的命运
And that is, as it should be
而且它本该如此
Because death is every likely the single best invention of life
因为死亡就像是生命中最好的发明
It's life's change agent
它作为生命的代理人
It clears out the old to make way for the new
清理老者,以此为新生让路
Right now, the new is you
而现在,你们代表着新生
Your time is limited
你们的时间有限
So don't waste it living in someone else's life
所以不要浪费在过别人的生活上
Don't be trapped by dogma
不要被教条束缚
which is living with the results of other people's thinking
那只是根据别人的思维结果而生活
Don't let the noise and others' opinions drown out your own inner voice
别让别人的噪音和想法淹没了自己内心的声音
And most important
最重要的是
Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition
你要有勇气去听从你的直觉和内心的真实想法
They somehow already know
其实它们早已知晓
What you truly want to become
你想要成为什么样的人
Everything else is secondary
世间其他的一切都是次要的