Ella Wheeler Wilcox (詩人)


“There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.”

— Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Poet

「沒有機會、天數、命運,可以避開、妨礙或控制一個堅定靈魂的決心。」– 艾拉‧惠勒‧威爾克斯 (詩人)

  • circumvent (v.) 避開,規避。例:They went west in order to circumvent the mountains. (他們往西走以避開山脈。) hinder (v.) 妨礙,阻礙。例:policies that hindered rather than helped the economy (阻礙而不是幫助經濟成長的政策)。resolve (n.) 決心,決定。例:Recent events strengthened his resolve to succeed. (最近發生的事加強他想成功的決心。)
  • 艾拉‧惠勒‧威爾克斯 (1850-1919) 是美國作家與詩人,「孤獨」是她最有名的作品,其中 2 句話最廣為人知:”Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone.” (笑吧,世界隨你而笑;哭泣,只得獨自淚流。)


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