“And I hope you will have just enough pain to learn compassion” – Before Starting Your Path in Life, Listen: Great Speech by Chief Justice John Roberts 我希望你將會有足夠的痛苦來增長你的同情心

美國首席大法官 John G. Roberts 對初中畢業生的演講

今天學習的影片 —
Cardigan’s Commencement Address by Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. – June 2017

重點片段介紹翻譯:
I hope you will be treated unfairly.. so that you will come to know the value of justice.
我希望你會受到不公平的對待, 所以你會認識到正義的價值。

I hope that you will suffer betrayal.. because that will teach you the importance of loyalty.
我希望你會遭受背叛, 因為這將教你忠誠的重要性。

I hope you will be lonely from time to time.. so that you don’t take friends for granted.
我希望你不時會孤單, 所以你不會把朋友當作理所當然的。

I wish you bad luck again from time to time.. so that you will be conscious of the role of chance in life and understand that your success is not completely deserved and that the failure of others is not completely deserved either.
我希望你不時會有壞運氣, 所以你會意識到”機會”在生活中扮演的重要角色, 並且明白你的成功不完全是註定的, 別人的失敗也不是完全是必然的。

I hope every now and then your opponent will gloat over your failure.. it is a way for you to understand the importance of sportsmanship.
我希望你的對手每時每刻都會對你的失敗幸災樂禍, 這能讓你了解運動精神的重要性。

I hope you will be ignored.. so you know the importance of listening to others.
我希望你會被人不理不睬, 這樣你就知道傾聽別人的重要性。

And I hope you will have just enough pain to learn compassion.
我希望你將會有足夠的痛苦來增長你的同情心。