Love your life
However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun it and call it hard names. It is not so bad as you are. It looks poorest when you are richest. The fault-finder will find faults in paradise.
Love your life, poor as it is. You may perhaps have some pleasant, thrilling glorious hours, even in a poorhouse. The setting sun is reflected from the windows of the alms-house as brightly as from the rich man's abode; the snow melts before its door as early in the spring.
I do not see but a quiet mind may live as contentedly there and have as cheering thoughts. As in a palace, the town's poor seem to me often to live the most independent lives of any.
May be they are simply great enough to receive without misgiving. Most think that they are above being supported by the town, but it often happens that they are not above supporting themselves by dishonest means, which should be more disreputable.
也许他们十分伟大，对任何事情皆可坦然受之。 大多数人认为他们不屑于接受城镇的施救； 但是实际上他们经常使用不诚实的手段来维持自己的生计，这是更为不体面的。
Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Turn the old, return to them. Things do not change, we change. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.
1 .However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun it and call it hard names.
英语点睛：这实际上是几个短句，后面的句子都省略了however mean your life is.
2 .The setting sun is reflected from the windows of the alms-house as brightly as from the rich man's abode.
1 .However hard this task is. we can finish“:we must finish it．
2 .You are as good as you think you are.