Andy Rooney (媒體人)

“It’s paradoxical, that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.”

— Andy Rooney, Broadcaster

「矛盾的是人們都想長壽,但沒有人想變老。」– 安迪·魯尼 (媒體人)

  • paradoxical (adj.) 互相矛盾的。paradox (n.)。例:The paradox is that he doesn’t know what to do with the free time that he requested. (矛盾的是他不知道怎麼運用他所要求的個人時間。) appeal (v.) 吸引。例:The idea of having many sources of income appeals to me. (擁有多個收入管道的概念吸引著我。)
  • 安迪·魯尼 (1919-2011) 是美國資深媒體人,以主持「60分鐘時事雜誌」節目 (60 Minutes) 尾段的「安迪·魯尼有話說」環節聞名,內容上至國家時政,下至生活細節,言辭幽默而又一針見血而享負盛名,共獲頒 3 個艾美獎。


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