Nelson Mandela (前南非總統)

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”

— Nelson Mandela, Civil Rights Leader

「我學到勇氣不是沒有恐懼,而是戰勝它。勇敢的人不是不感到害怕的人,而是征服恐懼的人。」– 納爾遜‧曼德拉 (前南非總統)

  • absence (n.) 缺少,缺乏。例:In the absence of any evidence, the police had to let the suspect go. (在缺乏證據的情況下,警察得讓嫌疑犯走。)
  • 納爾遜‧曼德拉 (1918- ) 為南非第一位由全民公投所選上的總統,他年輕時是反對黨武裝組織的領袖,因反抗南非的種族隔離政策而被捕入獄達 27 年,71 歲的他獲釋後領導多黨協商並達成多元族群民主的共識。曼德拉在 1993 年獲得諾貝爾和平獎。


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