The Quote Genius

This guy, Nelson, is one of the greatest people of the current century. What he says and what he does are all the things the people would care and praise.

Have to say, the man is real a great deal meant to be.

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.

Here, if we are going to translate it to chinese, I would rather choose some words like 我认识到勇气并非无畏,而是战胜这份恐惧。一个勇敢的人并非无惧,而是征服了那份直面的恐惧。

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Education, of course. This one I couldn’t agree more. Education would be and always would be the most powerful weapon in the world.

For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.

This one, I like it a lot. Knowing that every good relationship start from respecting each other, respect each other so there’s spare for freedom of one another.

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.

In this world, probably being nice and good is not strong anymore, being intelligent and gentle, nice is something that’s much powerful and stronger.

There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.

人生在于居安思危,虽养居安乐,却不忘鸿鹄大志,不断鞭笞自己,不断提高,居安思危。生活安逸是无激情可寻的,活的小的无意义就在于你本可利用你的能力过得更好。

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.

Don’t forget what you originally want, what’s the point and purpose that push you all the way to the present? If you lost something on the way to greatness, go back to your start point and see what the original guy wants. 勿忘初心。

But I love the gwai’s face 😛

 

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