“In English,” Professor Austin said, “a double negative forms a positive. However, in some languages, such as Russian, a double negative remains a negative. But there isn’t a single language, not one, in which a double positive can express a negative.”
A voice from the back of the room piped up, “Yeah, right.”
강하다는 것은 약함을 아는것. 약하다는 것은 겁을 내는 것. 겁을 내는 것은 소중한 것을 가지고 있다는 것. 소중한 것을 가지고 있다는 것은 강하다는 것.
To be strong is to understand weakness. To be weak is to have fears. To have fears is to have something precious to you. To have something precious to you is to be strong.