学习啦【人生哲理文章】 编辑：淑贤 发布时间：2016-09-28
英文哲理文章及翻译篇一：池边的鹿The deer at the pool
Because of heat, a deer came to a spring to drink. Seeing his own shadow reflecting in the water, he greatly admired the size and variety of his horns, but felt angry with himself for having such slender and weak feet.
While he was in deep thought, a lion appeared at the pool duanwenw.com and sprang upon him. The deer immediately began to run away as fast as possible. As long as the road was smooth and open, he kept himself at ease at a safe distance from the lion. But entering a wood he became entangled by his horns, and the lion quickly came up to him and caught him. When too late he thus regretted, “My god! How have I cheated myself! These feet saved me, but I had despised them, and I duanwenwcom was proud of these antlers which have brought me destruction.”
英文哲理文章及翻译篇二：浑沌开窍Making Features for Hun Dun
The emperor of the South Sea was named “Tiao’, the emperor of the North Sea was named “Hu”, and the central emperor “Hun Dun”
Tiao and Hu often had contacts with each other and were very intimate. They often met in the central area under Hun Dun’s rule and received his warm hospitality.
One day, Tiao and Hu met again and talked about Hun Dun. They were very grateful to him and wished to repay him well.
After discussing for a long time they realized that everyone has seven orifices; the mouth, nostrils, ears, eyes, so that they can eat, smell, listen, and see the beautiful scenery of nature. Only Hun Dun did not have them and could not enjoy these pleasures.
Finally, they thought of a clever way: they decided to bore seven holes on Hun Dun’s head. In this way he would be the same as others.
Then, regardless of whether Hun Dun would agree or not, Tiao and Hu began working on him. One took a big chisel and the other swung an iron hammer to bore one hole a day on Hun Dun’s head. However, on the seventh day, Hun Dun bled from from the seven orifices to death.
A certain good woman one day said something that hurt her best friend of many years. She regretted immediately and would have done anything to have taken the words back . What she said hurt the friend so much that this good woman was herself hurt for the pain she caused . In an effort to undo what she had done , she went to an older ,wise woman in the village, explained her situation ,and asked for advice.
Listening to her ，the older woman sensed the younger woman's distress and knew she must help her . She also knew she could never alleviate the pain , but she could teach . She knew the outcome would depend solely on the character of the younger woman . She said ,"Tonight ,take your best feather pillows and put single feather on the doorstep of each house in the town before the sun rises."
The young woman hurried home to prepare for her chore ,even though the feather pillows were very dear to her .All night long ,she labored alone in the cold. Finally the sky was getting light ,she placed the last feather on the steps of the last house .Just as the sun rose, she returned to the older woman.
"Now", said the wise woman," go back and refill your pillows with the feather you have put on the steps .then everything will be as it was before."
"You know that's impossible! the wind blew away each feather as fast as I placed them on the doorsteps!" the young woman was surprised .
"That's true," said the older woman." never forget. each of your words is like a feather in the wind. once spoken, no amount of effort, regardless how heartfelt or sincere, can never return them to your mouth. Choose your words well and guard them most of all the presence of those of you love."