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新鮮人請看!從名人畢業致詞學多益必考字

新鮮人請看!從名人畢業致詞學多益必考字

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美國名校在大學畢業典禮時,經常邀請政治圈、商業或演藝界的名人,為即將進入社會的新鮮人提供寶貴的人生經驗。有趣的是,近年來許多名人不再用傳統正面、充滿希望的那種芭樂(cheesy)的方式給新鮮人精神喊話,而是不避諱地強調社會黑暗面,給學生一個震撼的wake-up call,刺激並點醒學生面對現實。 今天筆者精選了幾位名人的經典致詞,即使是出社會多年的老鳥們,看了也會有所頓悟、非常受用,還能學到相關的多益(www.toeic.com.tw)詞彙! 首先,紐約時報專欄作家大衛.布魯克斯(David Brooks)在頂尖名校達特茅斯學院(Dartmouth College)提到這段逆耳卻很中肯的建言: “You have to give to receive. You have to surrender to something outside yourself to gain strength within yourself. You have to conquer your desire to get what you crave. Success leads to the greatest failure, which is arrogance and pride. Failure can lead to the greatest success, which is humility and learning. In order to fulfill yourself, you have to forget yourself. In order to find yourself, you have to lose yourself.” 「你必須先付出再求回報,你必須先臣服於外在的殘酷,才能增強內在的強度,你必須先克服慾望,才能達成渴望。成功導致最大的失