If you want to be happy

学英语 赵建杰

If you want to be happy,
set a goal that commands your thoughts,
liberates your energy
and inspires your hopes.
如果你想要快乐,设定一个目标,
这个目标能指挥你的思想,
释放你的能量,激发你的希望。
— Andrew Carnegie安德鲁•卡耐基
【语法分析】
if引导条件状语从句,主句是祈使句,其中that引导定语从句,修饰goal;从句中的commands...,liberates...和inspires...是并列的谓语结构。

【疯狂财富】
三个五星级动词:
1. command 智慧;控制
1) He commanded himself with an effort.
他努力控制自己。
2) I advised him to command his temper.
我劝他控制自己的脾气。
2. liberate 解放;释放
J The arts can have a liberating effect on people.
艺术能解放人的思想。
3. inspire 鼓舞;激励
J His speech inspired t! he crowd.
他的演说鼓舞了听众。
 

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