Andrew Jackson (美国第 7 任总统)

“Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.”

– Andrew Jackson, the 7th President of the United States

「任何有尊严的人都能捍卫自己的信念,但层次更高一点的人,才能毫无保留的立即承认错误。」– 安德鲁·杰克森 (美国第 7 任总统)

  • worth one’s salt 称职,值得尊敬 (俚语)。例:We’ve decided that you’re not worth your salt. You can pack up now. (我们决定你不适任,你可以收拾东西了。) stick up 捍卫,维护(特别是被批评后)。例:I can stick up for myself. (我可以为自己辩护。)
  • 安德鲁·杰克森 (1767-1845) 是美国第 7 任总统、民主党的创立者、美国独立战争英雄,曾任田纳西州众议员、参议员及最高法院法官,他被历史学家评为史上排名第 9 成功的美国总统。


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