Ulysses S. Grant (美国第 18 任总统)


“Everyone has his superstitions. One of mine has always been when I started to go anywhere, or to do anything, never to turn back or to stop until the thing intended was accomplished.”

— Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the U.S.

「每个人都有他的迷信,我的其中一个迷信是,当我去任何地方或做任何事,在原计画还没完成之前绝不回头或停止。」– 尤利西斯‧格兰特 (美国第 18 任总统)

  • superstition (n.) 迷信。例:There is an old superstition in the west that walking under a ladder is unlucky. (西方国家有一个古老的迷信,就是在梯子下走路会带来不幸。) intend (v.) 计画,打算。”the thing intended” 是「想要做的事」。
  • 尤利西斯‧格兰特 (1822-1885) 为美国第 18 任总统、军事家。他在美国南北战争担任北方联邦军总司令,击败南方邦联军队。他在当上总统后,为了保障黑人在任内彻底瓦解仇视黑人了恐怖组织「三K党」,并修法保障美国黑人的投票权。



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