John B. Gough (演說家)


“If you want to succeed in the world you must make your own opportunities as you go on. The man who waits for some seventh wave to toss him on dry land will find that the seventh wave is a long time coming.”

— John B. Gough, Orator

「你若想要在這世界成功,你必須自己創造機會。等第七波浪潮把他拋上陸地的人將發現,第七波浪潮要很久才會到。」– 約翰‧高夫 (演說家)

  • toss (v.) 拋,扔,投。例:He crumpled the letter and tossed it into the fire. (他把紙揉成一團然後丟進火裡。)
  • 約翰‧高夫 (1817-1886) 是美國演說家,在美國、加拿大及英國等地演講,向社會大眾宣揚飲酒的壞處,數以萬計的人在他演講結束後發誓不再飲酒。他去世時美國《紐約時報》稱他為美國及英國最知名的演說家。



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