Tag Archives: 性格

Martha Washington (美国第一夫人)

“I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.”

— Martha Washington, First Lady of the United States

「我决定在每个情境中保持愉悦与快乐,因为我已学到,我们大部份的不快乐及不幸都不是取决于环境,而是我们的人格特质。」– 马莎‧华盛顿 (美国第一夫人)

  • misery (n.) 不幸,悲惨。例:The job has made her life a misery. (这份工作使她的生活变得悲惨。) disposition (n.) 人格特质。例:Jenny is of a nervous disposition. (珍妮是容易紧张的人。)
  • 马莎‧华盛顿 (1731-1802) 是美国首任总统乔治‧华盛顿的妻子。她在美国费城举办了许多盛大的派对,招待欧洲各国政府外交官,因好客与热情而被认为是美国最好客的女主人。

Anne Frank (作家)

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“Parents can only give good advice, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.”

— Anne Frank, Writer

「父母只能提供好的建议,但一个人最终性格的养成掌握在自己的手上。」– 安妮‧法兰克 (作家)

  • advice (n.) 建议,意见。例:I think you should get some legal advice. (我觉得你应该寻求律师的建议。) form (v.) 形成,养成。例:She formed the bad habit of going to bed late. (她养成晚睡的坏习惯。) character (n.) 性格,个性。例:Jason has a cheerful character. (杰森有一个欢乐的性格。) lie (v.) 存在于。例:The problem lies in the fact that she doesn’t know French. (问题在于她不会法文。)
  • 安妮‧法兰克 (1929-1945) 出生于德国,4 岁纳粹党执政时全家移居荷兰,安妮 11 岁时德国占领荷兰,13 岁时全家搬至父亲的办公室藏匿。安妮在 13-15 岁期间写日记,《安妮日记》是安妮的父亲,也是家庭中唯一的生还者后来所发现并出版。以上这句名言为安妮引述她父亲的话。

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