Seabiscuit: Better To Break Your Heart

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“Maybe it was better to break a man’s leg than to break his heart.” When you hurt a person their heart may never heal. Therefore, if you have no choice but hurt a character it’s better to “break their leg” than to hurt their heart. A leg can heal substantially quicker and easier than a heart. This is exactly what the story Seabiscuit is about, it’s about taking hits and still pushing forward to achieve exceptional accomplishments. People’s heart and their demeanor will always stay the same until other people break them and change them. Moreover, some people’s heart may never be broke. “It’s easy to talk to a horse if you understand his language. A horse stays the same from the day they are born until the day they die. However, they are changed due to the way people treat them.”…show more content…
“In 1938...the year’s #1 newsmaker was not FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. Nor was it Lou Gehrig or Clark Gable. The subject of the majority of newspaper column inches in 1938 wasn’t even a person. The eye of attention was an undersized, crooked-legged racehorse named Seabiscuit.” This just proves that you can be scanned over for all of your life, and one day be loved by such an abundance of people. You will be an idol if you are seen to have a larger heart than all the others. “We rebuilt him, both mentally and physically, but it is not necessary to rebuild the heart when it’s already there, immense as all outdoors.” If you have the heart for something it never goes away. Your physical strengths for something might fade, but that never happens to your heart. In closing, the main point of the story is that the heart is the key. You can conquer anything as long as you have the heart for it. Your heart may become hurt and it might change you, but your true self will always prevail. A person’s heart is what makes them, it can never be damaged so terrible that it will never come out of
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