John B. Gough (演说家)


“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

「你若想要在这世界成功,你必须自己创造机会。等第七波浪潮把他抛上陆地的人将发现,第七波浪潮要很久才会到。」– 约翰‧高夫 (演说家)

  • toss (v.) 抛,扔,投。例:He crumpled the letter and tossed it into the fire. (他把纸揉成一团然后丢进火里。)
  • 约翰‧高夫 (1817-1886) 是美国演说家,在美国、加拿大及英国等地演讲,向社会大众宣扬饮酒的坏处,数以万计的人在他演讲结束后发誓不再饮酒。他去世时美国《纽约时报》称他为美国及英国最知名的演说家。



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