一種近乎懶惰的沉穩,一直是我們投資風格的基石 - 巴菲特名言
Lethargy, bordering on sloth remains the cornerstone of our investment style. – Warren Buffett.
當別人貪婪時 您要恐懼..... 當別人恐懼時 您要貪婪
I will start to compile some of my quotes here. I believe they were not spoken by others prior to me. If someone else did say something similar or the same, I will have to say great minds think alike. Anyway, if you see these spoken somewhere else, please let me know. I am trying to build a legacy of my own, starting from providing some of my words of wisdom.
不定詞及現在分詞當作形容詞來使用 are not always interchangeable. It depends on the situations. Usually infinitive is used to describe a future event, and present participle is used to describe a current or past event.
A tag question is a statement turned into a question, when asking for confirmation or disconfirmation of that statement. They can be an indicator of politeness, emphasis, or irony. They may suggest confidence or lack of confidence; they may be confrontational or tentative.
These are the structures.
I saw this question at Yahoo Knowledge today. I was about to answer but found out that there were people already providing pretty good answer. Since it is too long for me to post this as a comment to that question, I decided to post it here for your reference.
馬克吐溫 Mark Twain
An average English word is four letters and a half. By hard, honest labor I've dug all the large words out of my vocabulary and shaved it down till the average is three and a half. . . . I never write metropolis for seven cents, because I can get the same money for city. I never write policeman, because I can get the same price for cop. . . . I never write valetudinarian at all, for not even hunger and wretchedness can humble me to the point where I will do a word like that for seven cents; I wouldn't do it for fifteen. – By Mark Twain
Sadly I must admit that I may have become a partner in crime and answered about two or three questions related to homework, not knowing the intent of some that may have asked others to do their homework, when I first started answering questions in Yahoo Knowledge. Those questions have since been removed, but I still kept the answers.
This is what I wrote about 三分鐘6個人英文對話關於墜機事件. I decided to post it here as I see that there is still value in learning how to write something like this as long as you are learning, not copying.
Someone has asked me to write a poem that starts with the alphabet of LOVE on each line. I thought it is fun so I would like to share it with you.
Laurie, my love, how I yearn for your touch