翻译乔布斯的临终遗言

看到姜屹翻译的这段文字,我也挺有感触,决定用自己的风格翻译出来,与君共勉。

I have come to the pinnacle of success in business.
生意上,我站到了成功的巅峰。

In the eyes of others, my life has been the symbol of success.
在别人眼里,我的人生就是成功的一个缩影。

However, apart… from work, I have little joy. Finally, my wealth is simply a fact to which I am accustomed.
但是,除了。。。工作,我其实郁郁寡欢。最终,我的财富仅仅是自己所习惯之一切的一个冰冷呈现而已。

At this time, lying on the hospital bed and remembering all my life, I realize that all the accolades and riches of which I was once so proud, have become insignificant with my imminent death.
此时,躺在医院的病床上,回顾自己的一生,我意识到,我曾经骄傲的一大堆名声和财富,在即将到来的死亡面前,显得异常单薄而寒酸。

In the dark, when I look at green lights, of the equipment for artificial respiration and feel the buzz of their mechanical sounds, I can feel the breath of my approaching death looming over me.
黑夜里,我看着人工呼吸机上的绿色指示灯在闪烁,听着嗡嗡作响的机械声在催促,我能感觉到,死神的气息,在触探我的脸庞。

Only now do I understand that once you accumulate enough money for the rest of your life, you have to pursue objectives that are not related to wealth.
此时我才明白,当我们后半生基本上衣食无忧时,一定要及时转身,去追求那些跟财富无关的人生目标。

It should be something more important:
那些更重要的东西:

For example, stories of love, art, dreams of my childhood.
比如爱情、艺术、儿时梦想。

No, stop pursuing wealth, it can only make a person into a twisted being, just like me.
不要再去追求财富,它只会把人变成一个扭曲的人形生物,就像我一样。

God has made us one way, we can feel the love in the heart of each of us, and not illusions built by fame or money, like I made in my life, I cannot take them with me.
上帝创造我们,是让我们去感受的,比如每个人内心之爱,而不是名利场上的幻象。我在其中打拼一生,而今既带不走名,也拉不走利。

I can only take with me the memories that were strengthened by love.
我能抱在怀里带走的,是由爱所熏染的那一包记忆。

This is the true wealth that will follow you; will accompany you, he will give strength and light to go ahead.
这些才是真正的财富,它会追随你,陪伴你,给你力量和指引。

Love can travel thousands of miles and so life has no limits. Move to where you want to go. Strive to reach the goals you want to achieve. Everything is in your heart and in your hands.
真爱传播千里,助推我们逐梦。所以,想住哪就搬去哪吧,拼尽全力实现理想;万事存于心,一切尽在手。

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