We will also talk about his wives Mary Stilwell and Mary Sharlow and his children Marion, Thomas Jr. and William from his first wife and Madeleine, Charles and Theodore Miller from his second wife. As well as how his inventions were successful and had a great impact on us and on our world such as creating the light bulb and motion pictures. We will mention how, when, and where he passed away. Finally, we will say how his life had an effect on our lives morally and scientifically.
“Prepare your hearts as a fortress, for there will be no other.” Francisco Pizarro was a very successful explorer. He had conquered new places, and discovered new things. Because of Pizarro's determination, he was able to complete the things he wanted to and contribute majorly to changes he had wished to see. He certainly was someone that people would know to remember. His achievements were so impressive, like his explorations, that today he is looked at and known for the great things he had discovered and done.
Don’t Give Up “Don’t give up, don 't ever give up” the words that were said in the 1993 espys that gave many people hope. Jim Valvano was a man who lived by that quote and never gave up even though he passed away, he did not ever give up and that is why he had a positive impact. Some of the reasons Jim Valvano had a positive impact is that he started a whole charity funded by espn that has had more than 150 million dollars donated to it, he also helped motivate others to do better things with their time on earth, and finally he just gave people so much hope and inspired people with his story. When Jim Valvano was sick with cancer, he started a charity that was funded by espn, and was named the Jimmy V cancer foundation. The foundation has grown to the point that it is sponsored all through February on all espn networks.
With all his contributions, King “won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 for his Civil Rights achievements” (Nimtz 1). At the end of his life, King was still going strong until his assassination “by James Earl Ray on April 3rd, 1968” (Nimtz
On It’s a Wonderful Life George Bailey changed many people’s lives over the course of his life. This is supported because of what George Bailey did to help his friends and family, his dedication to helping others, even strangers, and what would happen if he didn’t exist. It’s a Wonderful Life displays each life is important through what George Bailey did, when he finds out that he’s an important part of the town, and the scene where George wishes he was never born. George Bailey influenced a lot of people and helped friends and family through hard times. Bedford Falls would be very different without George.
Dwight Eisenhower was not your ordinary president. He had many other achievements in his life also. He was an athlete and he loved his family. He brought the U.S. through tough times. Most importantly he knew what was right for his country.
You know Oggsford College?’ ... ‘It’s one of the most famous colleges in the world.’” (78) One of the first things Nick learns about wolfsheim Gatsby named his library the ‘the Merton College Library’ (97) A part of oxford college “An instinct toward his future glory had led him, some months before, to the small Lutheran college of St. Olaf in southern Minnesota. He stayed there two weeks, dismayed at its ferocious indifference to the drums of his destiny, to destiny itself, and despising the janitor’s work with which he was to pay his way through.” (106) Meyer Wolfshiem asks Nick “‘Are you a college man?’ he inquired suddenly.” (183) During Gatsby’s
Growing up I have had many inspirational figures throughout out my life. However, one in particular has a had a larger impact on my life than most. It is someone that I still learn from and want to be more like. I grew up watching him and that is why if I can spend a day with anyone, it would be SpongeBob SquarePants. Hopefully in just the limited time of twenty-four hours I would be able to pickup on some of his greatest qualities.
Terry Fox has brought hope, inspiration and change to countless amounts of lives. With his courageous and ambitious spirit, he single handedly started a revolution. His selfless deeds are still talked about to this day. A hero is defined as someone who is idolized by many because of a noble and outstanding achievements and that is exactly who Terry is. Terry Fox transformed the face of cancer with his big dreams and bigger actions.
“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” This may be a lyric from a fun song, but it is also an excellent message about how one should not give up after they fail. Failure is a part of life that everyone experiences, and it helpes people grow stronger. One person who was made stronger after failing is Steven Spielberg. He was rejected from USC School of Cinematic Arts multiple times. However, he eventually became a very successful movie director who has won many awards.