Words of Advice from Bill Gates:
Life is wonderful, but it is also challenging at times.
Bill Gates  is one of the most successful businessman in history.   He
recently gave the following advice to a group of students about 11 things
they may not learn in school.   He talked about how feel-good, politically
correct teachings created a full generation of kids with no concept of
reality.   This concept will set them up for failure in the real world.
We want all of you to be very successful, so consider some of his words:


Rule 1.人生並不公平─你要適應它。
Rule 1: Life is not fair - get used to it!


Rule 2.這個世界並不在乎你的自尊,你想要對自己感到滿意,就得先成就些什麼事。
Rule 2:The world won't care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you
to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself.


Rule 3.你不可能離開學校就可以有四萬美元的年薪,也不可能成為配有汽車電話的副
總裁,你得自己去賺才有。
Rule 3:You will NOT make 40 thousand dollars a year right out of high school.
You won't be a vice-president with a car phone, until you earn both.


Rule 4.如果你認為你的老師很嚴苛,等你有了老闆你就知道了。
Rule 4:If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss. He
doesn't have tenure.

Rule 5.煎漢堡並不會讓你有失身分,你的祖父母對煎漢堡有不同的定義,他們稱之為
─機會。
Rule 5:Flipping burger is not beneath your dignity. Your grandparents had a
different word for burger flipping they called it opportunity.

Rule 6.如果你搞砸了,那並不是你父母的錯,因此,不要抱怨你的錯誤,而是從中記
取教訓。
Rule 6:If you mess up, it's not your parents' fault, so don't whine about
your mistakes, learn from them.

Rule 7.在你出生之前,你的父母並不像現在這麼乏味,他們之所以如此,是因此他們
一直在支付你的帳單、清洗你的衣服、聽你說你自己有多酷。因此想要拯救父
母那一輩子的寄生蟲,請先清除你房間裡的蚤子做起。
Rule 7:Before you were born, your parents weren't as boring as they now are.
They got that way from paying your bills, cleaning your clothes and listening
to you talk about how cool you are. So before you save the rain forest from
the parasites of your parents' generation, try delousing the closet in your
own room.

Rule 8.你的學校可能已經廢除優等生和劣等生的分法,但人生並沒有。在某些學校裡,
他們已經廢除了所謂不及格的分數,只要你想找到對的答案,他們就會給你無
數的機會,但這跟現實世界裡的情況可是一點都不像。
Rule 8:Your school may have done away with winners and losers but life has
not. In some schools they have abolished failing grades and they'll give you
as many times as you want to get the right answer. This doesn't bear the
slightest resemblance to ANYTHING in real life.


Rule 9.生命並不是以學期來劃分的。你不會有暑假,更不會有老闆有興趣幫助你發現
自我,你得自己找時間做。
Rule 9:Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very
few employers are interested in helping you find yourself. Do that on your
own time.

Rule 10.電視並非真實的人生。在真時的世界裡,人們得離開咖啡廳去工作。
Rule 10:Television is NOT real life. In real life people actually have to
leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.

Rule 11.有善的對待討厭鬼,你可能最後會為其中一個人工作。
Rule 11:Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one.




有幾條真是認同到想講髒話

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  • LuLu
  • ....我每一條都認同的想講髒話..= =
  • mokwang
  • 真的是很適合放在學校裡講
    但很怕有些小孩會丟他雞蛋
    ㄚ~~我太悲觀了
  • jane
  • 拍拍手

    Rules7...講得實在太好了
    為了讓我自己不成為乏味的寄生蟲媽媽,我決定盡早讓孩子自己支付帳單,清洗衣服...然後每天聽我說我自己有多酷..哈哈哈
  • jane
  • 阿..多打一個S...sorry
    我可以把這篇文章拿來用嗎?^^ll
  • pen2
  • mokwang,
    我揣摩了一下我小時的心情
    我應該只會覺得這個老頭很囉嗦而已
    煩死了 快點講完我要下課啊
    所以這種演講 聽不聽得進去還是有待商確
    通常都是已經出了校園知道痛了才會有體悟

    jane,
    這本來就不是我寫的了
    請拿去用吧~
  • Cherry
  • 這11件事情很實際
    讓我這畢業生有很大的感觸
  • 悄悄話
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