Francois Fenelon (神學家)

“We can often do more for other men by trying to correct our own faults than by trying to correct theirs.”

— Francois Fenelon, Theologian

「藉由糾正自己而非別人的毛病,我們通常可以幫助別人更多。」– 弗朗索瓦‧芬乃倫 (神學家)

  • correct (v.) 更改,改正。 例:Feel free to correct any mistakes you find on the paper. (你可以修改任何你在文章上看到的錯誤。) fault (n.) 缺點,過錯。例:Mary’s worst fault is her arrogance. (瑪莉最大的毛病是傲慢。)
  • 弗朗索瓦‧芬乃倫(1651-1715)是法國天主教士、詩人和作家,曾任路易十四王孫的家庭教師,其著作中以小說《泰雷馬克歷險記》最為知名,書中提到反對君權的思想,倡導依法行事與注重全民意志的憲政君主制度。

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