第三页:佛光菜根谭之教育
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星云大师 著



三、佛光菜根谭之教育
        一句良言
   能为失望的人带来重生的希望
   一丝灯光
   能为夜行的人带来行路的安全
   一口饘粥
   能为饥饿的人带来生存的力量
   一把雨伞
   能为风雨归人带来干爽的喜悦
   A kind word brings hope to the disadvantaged.
   A little light brings safety to night travelers.
   A little porridge brings strength to the hungry.
   An umbrella brings joy to those in the rain.

   一个良将,残兵败卒也能训练成勇士
   一个明医,枯木朽石也能炮制成仙丹
   一个名匠,破铜烂铁也能锻炼成精钢
   一个巧妇,剩菜残羹也能烹煮成佳肴
   A skillful sergeant makes tigers of cowards.
   A skillful physician cures with weeds.
   A skillful worker makes steel from old pots.
   A skillful cook delights with scraps.

   生命尊严不在于它的绚丽
   而在于它为后人所带来的怀念
   生命的意义不在于它的长久
   而在于它为后人所带来的典范
   Life's dignity lies in creating an everlasting memory,not in a brief moment of glory.
   Life's meaning lies in one's service as a model for the generations, not in the number of one's years.

   见人善行要多方赞美
   见人迷惑要多方提醒
   见人推崇要多方奋勉
   见人毁谤要多方警惕
   Commend others when they do good.
   Remind others when they are deluded.
   Word harder when others are promoted.
   Be alert when others are slandered.

   我们要学习说爱语、做善事、存好心
   散播「三好」的种子
   我们要学习讲仁义、讲道义、讲恩义
   发扬「三义」的气节
   Learn to speak loving words,perform good deeds,and embrace good hearts.This is the way to spread good seeds.
   Learn to be benevolent,moral,and grateful.This is the way to spread the spirit of righteousness.

   修桥铺路,是给予大众的方便
   说法度众,是给予他人的成长
   不生恶念,是给予自己的净化
   常行善事,是给予社会的美化
   Build bridges and roads to serve commerce.
   Theach sentient beings to help them grow.
   Purify yourself to transform evil thinking.
   Do good to perfect your life.

   人人做警察,伸张公理,提倡正义
   人人做义工,守望相助,相互扶持
   人人做善人,服务奉献,劝人为善
   人人做良民,奉公守法,尽忠职守
   Be a policeman:promote right-eousness and justice.
   Be a volunteer:watch and help each other.
   Be a good person:serve others and persuade them to do good.
   Be a good citizen:respect the law and be loyal.

   从工作中学习做人的道理
   工作就是学校
   从职业中揣摩生命的意义
   职业就是道场
   When you learn about life from your work,your job is like a school.
   Wnen you learn abuot life from your job,your workplace is like a monastery.

   贤明的父母,不会嫌弃笨拙的儿女
   道尊的师长,不会舍弃难教的子弟 
   量大的主管,不会气恼愚昧的属下
   有德的官员,不会讨厌顽强的民众
   Wise parents do not cease caring for backward children.
   Competent teachers do not give up on stubborn students.
   Generous managers are not put off by dull subordinates.
   Honest officials are not fearful of assertive citizens.

   现代资讯,要能具备教育的功能
   现代资讯,要能富含文化的价值
   现代资讯,要能表达事实的真象
   现代资讯,要能促进人类的交流
   Modern information should be instructive.
   Modern information should have cultural value.
   Modern information should be truthful.
   Modern information should communicate.

   传播业者,要能具有职业的道德
   传播业者,要能尊重别人的隐私
   传播业者,要能努力地摄取新知
   传播业者,要能不断地改革创新
   Journalists shoudld be creative.
   Journalists should be ethical.
   Journalists should be curious.
   Journalists should be discreet.

   记者,要多报导世间的温馨面
   记者,要多报导社会的善美面
   记者,要多报导思想的光明面
   记者,要多报导人生的道德面
   Journalists,report the grandeur of society.
   Journalists,report the brilliance of our thinkers.
   Journalists,report the moral side of life.
   Journalists,report the world's good deeds.

   驾驶,要有安全第一的理念
   驾驶,要有服务至上的精神
   驾驶,要有忍耐柔和的雅量
   驾驶,要有亲切和蔼的态度
   Drivers,be patient.
   Drivers,be amiable.
   Drivers,think of safety first.
   Drivers,yield the road to others.

   老师,要有观极逗教的智慧
   老师,要有行解并重的理念
   老师,要有不舍一人的慈悲
   老师,要有师徒同尊的胸襟
   Teachers,know your students' talents.
   Teachers,emphasize understanding and practice.
   Teachers,do not overlook any student.
   Teachers,respect all your students.

   教育
   不是知识的瓦砾,而是学问的保垒
   教育
   不是教条的枯藤,而是生命的花园
   教育
   不是装饰的花蔓,而是深邃的内涵
   教育
   不是溺爱的礼物,而是佛心的泉源
   Education is not a wilerness of facts but the palace of learning.
   Education is not the dry vine of doctrine but the garden of life.
   Education is not pretty flowers but profound learning.
   Education is not a toy for the pampered but the source of the Buddha mind.

   现代教育要能光大人文思想的内涵
   现代教育要能发扬欢喜融和的精神
   现代教育要能推动福慧双修的理念
   现代教育要能实践解行并重的教化
   Modern education should enhance the essence of humanistic thinking.
   Modern education should promote the spirit of joy and harmony.
   Modern education should advocate the idea of cultivation of fortune and wisdom.
   Modern education should emphasize the importance of both learning and practice.

   平庸的老师,只会叙述
   良好的老师,懂得讲解
   优异的老师,能够示范
   伟大的老师,重在启发
   A mediocre teacher lectures.
   A good teacher explains.
   An excellent teacher demonstrates.
   A great teacher inspires.

   有为的老师,就像蜡烛一样
   燃烧自己,照亮学生
   有德的老师,就像莲花一样
   吐露芬芳,嘉惠学子
   An able teacher shines like a candle.
   A virtuous teacher is fragrant like a lotus.

   受教者,应如「虚空」接纳一切方能容受真理
   施教者,须像「虚空」无所不相才能同事摄受
   Students who study the Buddha's teachings without prejudice will accept them.
   Teachers who instruct without prejudice will be believed.

   病人将生命和健康交给医护人员
   医护人员将时间青春奉献给病人
   Patients rely on their doctors and nurses.
   Doctors and nurses are devoted to patients.

   义工,为冷漠机械的社会增添了光热
   义工,为人情纸薄的潮流注入了情义
   义工,为贪婪自私的行为留下了身教
   义工,为争名逐利的人群散播了开示
   Volunteers add light and warmth to a dull society.
   Volunteers bring kindness and justice to a cold society.
   Volunteers are models for the greedy and selfish.
   Volunteers bring the teachings to the ambitious.

   消防人员的力量
   可以让灾难消弭于无形
   消防人员的勇气
   可以将危险转化为平安
   消防人员的信心
   可以把事故降低到最小
   消防人员的情义
   可以使伤害得到了抚慰
   The strength of firefighters averts disaster.
   The courage of firefighters restores safety.
   The confidence of firefighters minimizes damage.
   The kindness of firefighters comforts the injured.

   我们要做桥梁,沟通人际的情谊
   我们要做道路,促进社会的繁荣
   我们要做舟船,利济民众的交流
   我们要做车乘,代替大家的脚步
   Be a bridge connecting people with each other.
   Be society's road to prosperity.
   Be a ferry bearing people over rough seas.
   Be a car taking people to the future.

   劳工努力生产
   为国家作出最大的贡献
   农夫勤于耕种
   使民众免于衣食的匮乏
   工商将本求利
   为人群提供最大的方便
   教师作育英才
   使社会拥有无穷的希望
   Laborers,work hard to build the nation.
   Farmers,work hard to feed the people.
   Businessmen,work hard to enrich society.
   Teachers,work hard to educate the young.

   义工经常到处奔跑,好像很辛苦其实是世界上最快乐的人
   义工时时为人着想,好像在利他其实最大的收获还是自己
   Do not think that volunteers suffer from having no fixed place to work.In truth,they are the world's happiest people.
   Do not think that volunteers benefit others at their own expense.In truth,they reap the biggest harvest for themselves.

   教育界要能努力兴学,作育英才
   传播界要能笃实客观,正面报导
   工商界要能改善品质,增加生产
   政治界要能重视人权,为民谋福
   Educators,teach effectively.
   Journalists,be honest and uplifting.
   Businessmen,improve quality and increase production.
   Officials,protect society and human rights.

   亲民廉能,为政居官之要
   务实本份,做人处世之本
   Officeials,be incorruptible and compassionate.
   Be modest and pragmatic in society and business.

   孝亲不辞劳苦,自为儿孙好榜样
   行善不望回报,必为儿孙积善福
   Show filial piety,be a model for the children.
   Accumulate merits by doing good without reward.

   孝顺父母不要等百年
   在世时就要孝顺
   教育儿女不要等成年
   幼年时就要开始
   Show filial piety to parents right now;don't wait until they die.
   Educate children young;don't wait until they grow up.

   军营是孕育英雄的摇篮
   学校是陶冶青年的洪炉
   僧团是培养圣贤的净土
   内心是造就自己的道场
   Military camp is the cradle of heroes.
   School is the melting pot of youth.
   Sangha is a pureland to cultivate sages.
   Mind is a temple to cultivate oneself.

   自我改革,要有作有为,不能空谈
   关怀别人,要有声有色,及时表达
   Reform yourself;don't just talk about doing it.
   Without hesitation,act for others.

   自己做不到的事,不可强求于人
   别人做不到的事,不可强求于人
   Don't ask others to do what you cannot do.
   Don't ask others to do what they cannot do.

   以慈眼、慧眼、法眼、佛眼洞察世间实相
   用善听、谛听、兼听、全听关怀人间疾苦
   Realize the truth with compassionate eyes,wisdom eyes,Dharma eyes,and Buddha eyes.
   Care about the world's suffering with good listening,careful listening,inclusive listening,and complete listening.

   做人要知感恩,感恩的人表示做人的资本雄厚
   做事要知情理,明理的人表示做事的方法融通
   Showing that you are grateful wins new friends and keeps old ones.
   In business,gain friends through correct practice.

   责备的话中要带有抚慰
   批评的话中要带有赞扬
   训诫的话中要带有推崇
   命令的话中要带有尊重
   Before you blame,comfort.
   Before you criticize,praise.
   Before you admonish,commend.
   Before you command,respect.

   忘恩负义者,应以慈悲及感恩治之
   瞋恚嫉妒者,应以宽厚及包容治之
   诽谤贤明者,应以赞叹及歌颂治之
   自赞毁他者,应以惭愧及自责治之
   Treat ingratitude with compassion and gratitude.
   Treat hatred and jealousy with magnanimity and tolerance.
   Treat slander with praise.
   Treat those who praise themselves while slandering others with con-science.

   圣贤,耳里听到的
   都是众生求救的声音
   圣贤,手里做着的
   都是福利社会的事业
   圣贤,眼中看到的
   都是净土美好的风光
   圣贤,口里说出的
   都是亲切柔和的爱语
   Sages hear calls for help from all beings.
   Sages speak kind and tender words.
   Sages undertake to benefit society.
   Sages see the wonderful pureland.

   当年轻力强时
   应以体力报答人间
   当脑力尚佳时
   应以智慧贡献人类
   When you are young,repay the world with your strength.
   When you are old,repay the world with your wisdom.

   应以道理说服他人
   应以宁静克制妄动
   应以诚恳感化世间
   应以慈悲折报敌对
   Persuade with reason.
   Bridle recklessness through tranquility.
   Reform the world with sincerity.
   Subdue your enemy with compassion.

   一颗钻石,胜过百粒珍珠
   一事立功,胜过千人推举
   一步谨慎,胜过万般防备
   一念慈悲,胜过亿兆修为
   Better a smile than ages of selfishness.
   Better the deed than the praiof the crowd.
   Better a diamond than barrels of shining pearls.
   Better discretion than bitter regret.

   智者以知,了解一切
   仁者以爱,包容一切
   勇者以义,牺牲一切
   忠者以诚,奉献一切
   Wise poole understand by their wisdom.
   Good people tolerate out of love.
   Brave people sacrifice out of courage.
   Loyal people are faithful out of devotion.

   为真理服务最有价值
   为众生服务最为光荣
   Above all,serve the truth.
   Above all,serve every being. ?

   不要信神,不要信鬼
   相信真理最重要
   不要妄想,不要妄为
   不如实干最重要
   不要爱酒,不要爱色
   要爱家庭最重要
   不要空说,不要空话
   要说真话最重要
   Belive in the real,not in gods and ghosts.
   Be responsible,don't daydream or be reckless.
   Love your family,eschew wine and lust.
   Speak true,not hollow words.

   贪心要用舍心来对治
   瞋心要用慈心来驾御
   痴心要用智心来领导
   慢心要用虚心来管理
   疑心要用信心来感化
   染心要用净心来去除
   乱心要用定心来影响
   妄心要用真心来掌控
   Change hate to loving.
   Change greed to giving.
   Change delusion to wisdom.
   Change suspicion to friendship.
   Change arrogance to modesty.
   Change defilement to purity.
   Change worry to peace.
   Change illusion to truth.

   有慧解更要有悲愍
   有勇气更要有灵巧
   有金钱更要有道德
   有口说更要有真心
   Besides intelligence,we need compassion.
   Besides courage,we need skill.
   Besides money,we need morality.
   Besides eloquence,we need sinceerity.

   发愿作一支蜡烛,燃烧自己,照亮别人
   发愿作一支画笔,采绘世界,增添美丽
   发愿作一盏路灯,照破黑暗,指引光明
   发愿作一棵大树,枝繁叶茂,庇阴路人
   发愿作一本书籍,展现真理,给人智慧
   发愿作一方大地,普载众生,生长万物
   Vow to be a candle giving light to others.
   Vow to be an artist's brush adding to the world's beauty.
   Vow to be a streetlight showing the way.
   Vow to be a tree offering its branches for shade to passersby.
   Vow to be a book of truth and wisdom.
   Vow to be the earth that nurtures plants and cradles sentient beings.

   发愿作一朵鲜花,吐露芬芳,给人清香
   发愿作一阵和风,吹拂枯槁,抚慰创伤
   发愿作一缕白云,遮蔽炎威,带来清凉
   发愿作一弯彩虹,光华万千,照耀环宇
   发愿作一轮满月,高挂夜空,辉映人间
   发愿作一个冬阳,温暖大地,成熟万物
   Vow to be a flower bearing fragrance.
   Vow to be a cloud bringing coolness.
   Vow to be a breeze bringing comfort.
   Vow to be a rainbow bearing beauty.
   Vow to be the full moon shedding light.
   Vow to be the winter sun shedding warmth.

   尊敬一个人,要散播他的善行
   肯定一个人,要延续他的愿心
   Respect others by publicizing their good deeds.
   Support others by carrying out their vows.

   每日所说的言语
   要是善良柔美的好话
   每日所做的事情
   要得利益大众的好事
   每日所存的心意
   要有祝福他人的好心
   每日所走的道路
   要能走出社会的光明
   Every day love humanity.
   Every day speak kind and gentle words.
   Every day do good for your neighbors.
   Every day advance towards the world's bright future.

   随处给人欢喜
   随时给人信心
   随手给人服务
   随缘给人方便
   Give people happiness everywhere.
   Give people confidence always.
   Give people service at every chance.
   Give people comfort on every occasion.

   为人父母者
   能有「三分师徒,七分道友」的认知则子女不仅是自己的骨肉
   更是自己的朋友
   为人师长者
   能有「三分师徒,七分道友」的涵养则弟子不仅是自己的晚辈
   更是自己的同参
   If parents carry out the principle of "three parts guidance and seven parts friendship," children can be both their kin and their friends.
   If teachers carry out the principle of "three parts guidance and seven parts friendship," pupils can be both their disciples and their equals.

   为人长官者
   能有「三分师徒,七分道友」的体认则部下不仅是自己的袍属
   更是自己的同事
   If officials carry out the principle of "three parts guidance and seven parts friendship," subordinates can be both their comrades and their colleagues.

   我们能拥有天下父母心
   则天下人都是我们的儿女
   我们能具有天下孝顺心
   则天下人都是我们的父母
   When we bear a parent's concern for all children,every child is our own.
   When we bear filial piety for all elders,every elder is our parent.

   为人做事要有忠诚心
   朋友相交要有信义心
   事奉父母要有孝养心
   厚待贤者要有恭敬心
   Conduct yourself virtuously and do business in the spirit of loyalty.
   Make friends in the spirit of trust and goodness.
   Serve parents in the spirit of filial piety.
   Treat good people in the spirit of respect.

   对世间要有感恩的美德
   对生活要有勤俭的习惯
   对物质要有知足的修养
   对他人要有喜舍的布施
   Be grateful to the human world.
   Cultivate diligence and frugality.
   Be content with what you have.
   Practice generosity.

   惜福结缘是美德
   尊重包容是大量
   服务喜舍是奉献
   勤俭上进是勇敢
   Accepting what you have and making good affinity with others epitomize righteousness.
   Respect and tolerance of others epitonmize magnanimity.
   Service and generosity epitomize dedication.
   Diligence,frugality,and hard work epitomize courage.

   眼不看不净,常以善目喜励别人
   身不做暴行,常以手脚服务大众
   口不说恶言,常以口舌美化社会
   心不起瞋恨,常以柔软沟通彼此
   Don't glower:encourage with gentle glances.
   Don't be cruel:serve with gentle hands.
   Don't scold:speak with gentle words.
   Don't hate:uplift with gentle actions.

   慈悲为怀是对的,但如果放纵歹徒姑息养奸,就是「错误」的
   随缘无求是好的,但如是丧失原则不知变通,就是「错误」的
   孝顺父母是对的,但如果助其恶行耽误前途,就是「错误」的
   It is right to be compassionate;it is wrong to coddle the wicked.
   It is right to follow causes and conditions without demanding much;it is wrong to act without principle or to be rigid.
   It is right to show filial piety;it is wrong to countenance yourparents'destructive mistakes.

   广交朋友是好的,但如果结党组派陷害他人,就是「错误」的
   考试抡才是对的,但如果偏重成绩选人失当,就是「错误」的
   出国深造是好的,但如果浮夸虚荣不切实际,就是「错误」的
   It is right to make friends;it is wrong to gang up on outsiders.
   It is right to select candidates according to their test scores;it is wrong to choose bad candidates merely because they scored well.
   It is right to study abroad;it is wrong to brag about it.

   贪欲的人,要以喜舍来帮助他
   瞋眼的人,要以慈悲来感化他
   愚痴的人,要以慧心来引导他
   疑嫉的人,要以信念来摄受他
   Reform the greedy with generosity.
   Transform the hateful with compassion.
   Guide the ignorant with wisdom.
   Lead the suspicious with faith.

   用宽容的钥匙,打开褊狭的心扉
   用智慧的宝剑,斩断烦恼的情执
   用爱心的药石,修补创伤的痛楚
   用欢喜的法水,滋润烦忧的人生
   Use the key of tolerance to open the narrow mind.
   Use the sword of wisdom to cut through the defilement of passion.
   Use the medicine of love to cure the hurt of the wounded.
   Use the Dharma water of joyfulness to nurture troubled lives.

   会做事的人将事情做「活」了所以能越做越大
   会下棋的人将棋子下「活」了所以能全盘皆赢
   会撰文的人将文字写「活」了所以能感动人心
   会讲演的人将道理讲「活」了所以能引起共鸣
   Able workers reach their goals.
   Cunning players finish first.
   Great writers touch readers' hearts.
   Eloquent speakers draw a crowd.

   忍耐,才能和气致祥
   悔过,才能提起勇气
   Patience leads to harmony.
   Repentance leads to courage.

   能够随缘不变
   行事才有目标原则
   能够不变随缘
   做人才能收放自如
   When you virtuously pursue causes and conditions,you will keep your busines on the right track.

   人有享不到的福
   没有受不了的苦
   人要做正人君子
   不要做消极好人
   If you cannot be lucky,at least you can learn to tolerate the intolerable.
   Be truly righteous,not a phony.

   读书,以融通为主要
   以方法、技巧为辅助
   读书,以勤熟为功效
   以用心、下手为实际
   When you study,master your subject by skillful application of proven methods.
   When you study,master your subject through diligence and attentiveness.

   用体谅的心对待亲情
   用结缘的心对待友情
   用净化的心对待爱情
   用尊重的心对待道情
   Honor your family and kin.
   Make affinity with friends.
   Love with a pure mind.
   Respect fellow devotees of the Buddha.

   对年青人要教育鼓励
   对老年人要关怀照顾
   对残障者要帮助辅导
   对失意人要体贴规劝
   Educate youth.
   Care for the elderly.
   Assist the handicapped.
   Help the disadvantaged.

   真诚勤勉,用以任事
   慈悲发心,用以行善
   平和无私,用以做人
   超越名利,用以处世
   Be honest and diligent in your work.
   Be compassionate and aspire to do good.
   Be tranquil and selfess to get along.
   Rise aboy profit and status.

   能施者是富者
   耐劳者是能者
   任怨得是贤者
   容人者是智者
   Those who give are rich.
   Those who work hard are competent.
   Those who endure criticism are virtuous.
   Those who tolerate are wise.

   好话不嫌多
   好话可以为世界带来和平
   好事不嫌多
   好事可以为人间带来希望
   好心不嫌多
   好心可以为社会带来光明
   You can't speak too well of others:good words bring world peace.
   You can't do too much good:good deeds bring hope.
   You can't be too kind:kindness makes society glow.

   做事的秘诀是举重若轻
   说话的秘诀是条理分明
   修行的秘诀是平常用心
   持戒的秘诀是真实不虚
   禅坐的秘诀是忘失时空
   念佛的秘诀是心口皆佛
   The key to business is solving problems.
   The key to speaking is clear reasoning.
   The key to practice is practicing every monment.
   The key to observing precepts is sincerity.
   The key to meditation is forgetting time and space.
   The key to chanting is speaking and thinking the Buddha's name.

   睡眠的秘诀是无所罣碍
   弘法的秘诀是慈悲结缘
   认错的秘诀是要有勇气
   读书的秘诀是明事明理
   健康的秘诀是少吃多走
   人我的秘诀是你对我错
   精进的秘诀是为己而作
   法喜的秘诀是放下自在
   The key to sleeping is putting aside worries.
   The key to spreading the teachings is compassion and affinity.
   The key to admitting mistakes is courage.
   The key to study is intelligence and flexibility.
   The key to health is walking more and eating less.
   The key to relationship is, "I am wrong and you are right."
   The key to diligence is self-interest.
   The key to Dharma joy is freedom from cares.

   编辑要靠发行
   出版的书籍才有生命
   发行要靠编辑
   流通的刊物才有内涵
   Do not count on books and magazines to spread your views unless you can first sell them.
   To boost the sales of gooks and magazines,edit them with care.

   能将蛮横化导为开明,需要给他利益
   能将仇恨消弭于无形,需要善于言论
   能将欲望淡泊而无求,需要授予真理
   能将顽强感化成驯良,需要对人谦让
   Civlizing barbarous people requires offering them reasons.
   Dispelling hatred requires kind speech.
   Diminishing people's desires requires teaching them the truth.
   Subduing the stubborn requires modesty.

   有人无己,乃菩萨发心
   先人后己,是圣贤行谊
   有己有人,不失为君子
   有己无人,十足小人也
   Acting in the interests of others is the only aspiration of a Bodhisattva.
   Acting in the interests of others first is the act of a sage.
   Acting in the interests of others and self is the act of a virtuous person.
   Acting in self-interest only is the act of a mean person.

   团结就是互相分工合作
   合作才能团结
   融和就是彼此平等尊重
   尊重才能融和
   Unity means working together;working together leads to unity.
   Harmony mean respecting others;respect leads to harmony.

   忘记自我利益,是圣人
   摆脱私人利益,是伟人
   看重自己利益,是凡人
   忽略别人利益,是小人
   The sage is indifferent to his interests.
   The hero cares for others' interests.
   The empty man is devoted to his interests.
   The scoundrel disdains others' interests.

   平等必须植基于人我互尊要能不分大小、不分贫富都要互尊
   和平必须要从平等中建立要能不分强弱、不分上下才能和平
   Equality requires mutual respect: respecting the weak and the poor promotes equality.
   Peace demands equal treatment for all: not discriminating against the weak promotes peace.

   尊重他人的自由
   以奉持五戒代替侵占掠夺
   尊重生命的价值
   以喜舍布施代替伤生害命
   尊重大众的拥有
   以共享福利代替自私自利
   尊重天地的生机
   以环保护生代替破坏残杀
   Respect rights: observe the five precepts and do not trespass on others.
   Respect feelings: practice generosity and do not hurt others.
   Respect property: serve society and do not be selfish.
   Respect the earth: protect the environment and do not kill and destroy.

   贫苦的人不一定渴求别人的救济
   他们要的是生活的尊严
   贫苦的人不一定期盼别人的呵护
   他们要的是奋发的意志
   The poor do not necessarily look for help; they want dignity.
   The poor do not necessarily need assistance; they need the will to strive.

   惭愧如服,可以庄严身心
   忏悔如水,可以净化性灵
   Conscience is the clothing that dignifies body and mind.
   Repentance is the water that purifies heart and mind.

   「行善」要有福德慈悲
   「教化」要有般若智慧
   行善教化二者不可偏废
   教化行善才能契合佛心
   To do good requires compassion.
   To educate others requires wisdom.
   Doing good and education are both vital.
   They conform to the mind of the Buddha.

   读书明理,自己有几分受用
   言说讲理,他人有几个点头
   At all times,think.
   How much do you gain from your reading?
   How many acquaintances agree with your opinions?

   尊重不是说说就算了
   而要身体力行
   共识不是知道就好了
   而是要动作一致
   Respect requires not empty talk,but action.
   Unanimity requires not shared ideas, but action.

   为人服务者,总散发光热
   利益别人者,总散播快乐
   对人友爱者,总给人欢喜
   帮助别人者,总给人温暖
   Those who serve always bring light and warmth.
   Those who give always spread happiness.
   Those who are friendly always bring cheer.
   Those who help always bring joy.