Abigail Adams Quote

Learning is not attained by chance; it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.

배움은 우연히 얻어지는 것이 아니라 추구하는 열정과 근면함의 결과이다.

– 아비가일 애덤스, Abigail Adams


If you want to be good at something, you’re going to have to work for it. It wouldn’t be worth it if just anyone could do it easily. Get on that language learning, now!

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Henry Ford Quote

You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.

앞으로 할 행동으로 평판을 쌓을 수는 없다.

– 헨리 포드, Henry Ford


So get language learning, people! And reading, writing, running, climbing, LIVING! Now. Right now. The best time to start is now.

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Dissecting Korean Quotes

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Recently, I’ve been particularly interested in dissecting famous sayings/quotes in Korean. Or not so famous ones. Any quotes in Korean, in general, are super interesting. I’ve always loved ‘collecting’ sayings in English – I absolutely adore Quotables and I even buy the cards just for myself. When I said collecting…I mean it. I do actually collect quotes.

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Abraham Lincoln – Resolution

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.

늘 명심하라. 성공하겠다는 너 자신의 결심이 다른 어떤 것보다 중요하다는 것을.

– 에이브러햄 링컨, Abraham Lincoln

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Peace Pilgrim

If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think another negative thought.

생각이 얼마나 강력한지 깨닫는다면 결코 다시는 부정적인 생각을 각지 않을 것이다.

– 피스 필그림, Peace Pilgrim

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William Durant

Forget past mistakes and forget failures. Forget everything except what you are going to do now and do it.

과거의 실수와 시패는 잊어라. 지금 하고자 하는 바를 제외한 모든 것을 잊고 그것에 매진하라.

– 윌리엄 듀런트, William Durant

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Wilson Mizner

A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something.

남의 말을 경청하는 사람은 어디서나 사랑받을 뿐 아니라 시간이 흐르면 지식을 얻게 된다.

– 윌슨 마이즈너, Wilson Mizner

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Andy Warhol

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

사람들은 시간이 사물을 변화시킨다고 하지만, 사실 당신 스스로 그것들을 변화시켜야 한다.

– 앤디 워홀, Andy Warhol


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Muhammad Ali

It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself.

믿음이 부족하기 때문에 도전하길 두려워하는 바, 나는 스스로를 믿는다.

– 무하마드 알리, Muhammad Ali

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Anonymous Quote

Don’t wish for it, work for it.

바라지만 말고, 실천해.

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