艾伦·帕顿

    艾伦·斯图尔特·帕顿是南非作家和反种族隔离活动家。他的作品包括小说《哭泣》、《挚爱的国度》和《太迟了》的《法拉洛普》。

艾伦·帕顿(Alan Paton)名言

To give up the task of reforming society is to give up one's responsibility as a free man.

放弃改造社会的任务,就是放弃作为自由人的责任。

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But the one thing that has power completely is love, because when a man loves, he seeks no power, and therefore he has power.

但有一件事是完全有权力的爱,因为当一个人爱,他不寻求权力,因此他有权力。

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If you wrote a novel in South Africa which didn't concern the central issues, it wouldn't be worth publishing.

如果你在南非写的小说不涉及核心问题,那就不值得出版了。

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I envision someday a great, peaceful South Africa in which the world will take pride, a nation in which each of many different groups will be making its own creative contribution.

我设想有一天,一个伟大、和平的南非将成为全世界的骄傲,一个许多不同群体都将作出自己创造性贡献的国家。

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What broke in a man when he could bring himself to kill another?

当一个人能让自己杀死另一个人的时候,是什么让他心碎了?

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Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply... For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much.

亲爱的国家啊,为我们恐惧的继承者——未出生的孩子而哭泣吧。让他不要爱地球太深。。。因为如果他付出太多,他会失去一切。

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God forgives us... who am I not to forgive?

上帝宽恕我们。。。我是谁不能原谅?

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When a deep injury is done us, we never recover until we forgive.

当我们受到深深的伤害时,除非我们原谅,否则我们永远无法康复。

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