字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Proverbs 165. The proverb today is every man is the architect of his own fortune. Okay. Let's take a look at the note here. This proverb could also be heard as every man is the architect of his destiny, of his fate or and luck as well as fortune. So every man is the architect of his fortune. Every man is the architect of his destiny. Every man is the architect of his fate. Or every man is the architect of his luck. So you might hear it with any one of those nouns, All of them could be heard. All right. Let's continue. All right. The proverb basically means that a person's own decisions, behavior and actions will determine the course of his life or his or her life. Okay. Good And let's continue. The origin is believed to originally be a quote by the Roman politician and historian, Sallust. The estimated time of his life or was from around 86 BC to 35 BC. So that's around the time that he existed. During the Roman Empire. He was BC probably right about in the middle of it when the Roman Empire was still very strong. . Let's continue. And we have two examples. to cover this. Our teacher always told us we have the ability to become whatever we want through hard work and determination. She would say every man is the architect of his fortune. Okay. Good. And number two. If you don't succeed, don't blame ... don't put the blame on other people. Every man is the architect of his own fortune. All right. Great. I hope you got it. I hope it was clear. I hope it was food for thought. Thanks for your time. Bye-bye.