The Greater Danger for Most of Us Lies Not in Setting Our Aim Too High and Falling Short, but in Setting Our Aim Too Low and Achieving Our Mark.

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"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short, but in setting our aim too low and achieving our mark." This quote is significant to a wide variety of people for the mere fact that everyone goes through this. I think that at one point or another, most people will realize goals are meant to be set high rather than low. I also believe people often experience this danger through becoming lazy. The human race is much too powerful to be unproductive. If we set our aim too low, we become incapable of reaching our goals. True satisfaction comes from hard work and morals. An example of this comes from literature. It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini, tells the hardships of a young man who becomes…show more content…
By doing so, she created the modern Civil Rights Movement and became an international icon against racial segregation. She organized and collaborated with civil rights leaders including Martin Luther King. Parks received many honors for her speaking out against segregation. Parks definitely helped changed the world for the better. Parks taught us that standing up for what you believe in, (even though others may disagree) is one of the best things you can

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