Everyone defines success differently, but it is an achievement everyone strives for. John Wooden was notorious for his achievement as a basketball coach, and his philosophies on success. The movie “Hoosiers” is a great story of an underdog team that won a championship with all the odds against them. Like most people, I have also found success in my life in numerous events. John Wooden, a renowned basketball coach is quoted for his motto, “Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction
Franklin is still relevant to this day and has accomplished great achievements in her life. She has also earn the title of being the “Queen of Soul” for her amount of energy she has when she sings. In 1987, Franklin became the first female artists to be included in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, in 2005 she earned the Presidential Metal of Freedom , and in 2008 she won her 18th Grammy Award (Aretha). There are many more accomplishments of Franklin, but it shows how much
Stevie Wonder Stevie Wonder should be remembered for inspiring many artists and winning many awards in musical arts. Stevie has influences on artists such as Kanye West and has also inspired artists such as Prince, Drake, Michael Jackson and many more. Stevie Wonder has also won many awards including more than twenty Grammy awards. Stevie Wonder also attempted to make Martin Luther King Day a national holiday in the United States. Stevie Wonder was born on May 13th 1950 in Saginaw, Michigan.
challenges the core values and ideals that Benjamin Franklin expresses in his Autobiography. In the provided passage, the young Franklin arrives in Philadelphia in hopes of becoming a new self-made man and begins his journey with little money and few resources much like Gatsby. After arriving by boat, he tries to pay the people of the boat for his voyage but his payment is initially refused because he rowed the boat in order to get to Philadelphia. Franklin insists that they take his payment and says “A
events. Benjamin Franklin is a vital factor of the founding of the United States. A writer, inventor, politician, scientist, and diplomat, Benjamin Franklin was a Founding Father of the United States. Franklin helped draft the Declaration of independence, and the US Constitution. Benjamin Franklin also wrote many books, and published Poor Richards Almanac. Benjamin Franklin created many inventions including bifocals and organizing the first successful library. Benjamin Franklin was born on January
“If gold rust, what then will iron do?/ For if a priest be foul in whom we trust/ No wonder that a common man should rust” (Geoferry Chaucer). This quote by Geoferry Chaucer means that the church is supposed to be the beacon of light that others look upon for guidance and wisdom. If the church is corrupted, then the example of hope, light, guidance, and wisdom is diminished and hidden behind the shadow of evil. Chaucer takes the idea of religion seriously, but the people around him take it as a joke
“fair use” gatherings of the writings Benjamin Franklin wrote during his lifetime, and some brief discussion of his character based on the website franklinpapers.org, the “pilgrimage” that I took for the assignment. After agreeing to the rights of fair use to enter the website located at franklinpapers.org, the user is brought to a fairly plain homepage titled “What You Can Do” with six separate headings titled thusly: “Introduction to Benjamin Franklin by Edmund S Morgan”, “Browsing by date”, “Browsing
there are 24 tales, some uncompleted however, with the tales that are finished or nearly finished, an interesting one is Franklin’s tale. In Chaucer’s general prologue the Franklin is characterized as a ruddy and cheerful man. The Franklin is a middle-class citizen that works as the sheriff and tax auditor. In line 338-9 the Franklin is described as: “For he was Epicurus' very son, That held opinion that plain and pure delight…” meaning that his goal in life was to pleasure or to live in the moment.
It is a document that was signed by 56 people and it was the start of the United States of America. It was adopted on July 4, 1776 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The document was mainly made by Thomas Jefferson, but Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston also helped draft it. The reason why this document was made is because it declared independence from England. In the Declaration of Independence it states that all men are created equal and that's
the gutter man” is a story written by Sylvia Plath in May of 1959. In the story, the main character, Myra Wardle, is a married women , childless after five years of marriage becase her husband Timothy, insisted that children tied one down too much. Lately, she has started to wonder about the babies. Myra went to see her college friend, Cicely Franklin, after the note she sent: “Come see our new house, our two little girls and cocker puppy”. As Myra was talking with her old college friend,she finds