The virtues aren’t for any one specific group but a group as a whole. Man should follow the virtues and not vicious actions because vicious actions are harmful. Franklin believes that everyone should take interest in being virtuous if they “wish’d to be happy even in this World.” (Franklin, 433) Franklin’s 13 Virtues was a guide for Americans and future generations to follow to become the model citizens they believed they were. Franklin listed the ways and descriptions of what one should do to fall into having these as common everyday habits. Once trained to follow the virtues, by working on a specific one each week, man would be able to prove he was a paragon for the society.
Santiago is an adventurous boy. He is willing to take changes and is not afraid of those who try to hold him back from his dream, when he began to communicate with the Soul of the World and he stood firm in the powerful wind or when the men beat him up for his treasure. He did not waver. He become stronger from it. You can see how his personality changes when hie is put in certain situations, but you can see a change from when he started his journey to where he finished.
To prove this, Dr. Seuss states, “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose (Seuss, 1998).” This quote is important because it depicts the idea of a person choosing their own future and doing everything in their power to live up to their own potential. Dr. Seuss seems to place hidden meanings within his stories to empower people of all ages to live their best life whether that means helping to save the environment, being a good friend, or being confident in one’s own ability. “Oh the Places You’ll Go” speaks about the challenges one will face throughout their life and the life changing decisions they must make on their journey.
Also he would always be ready to move from one place to another, for places that needed him. This was why Bl.Francis Xavier Seelos was an example to those trying to instruct the ignorant. (Blessed Francis) Bl.Francis Xavier Seelos was a priest who traveled throughout the U.S.A. preaching. He lived out the beatitude,blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of Heaven, by never complaining about coming from a poor family. One virtue he lived out was to counsel the doubtful because he was known for his spiritual direction.
Well, through one’s life their character and personality are hugely influenced by the morals and conscience that person has. As a result these two concepts define a person no matter what society teaches them. In Huck’s case, he contradicted everything that his society implemented into his thoughts by helping Jim. All in all, through such a marvelous expedition, Huckleberry was able to portray such significant growth in his maturity through the ideas of conscience and
Woods repeatedly stated that he was receiving professional help to better him as a man and husband. Allowing yourself to seek the help that will guide you down the right path is a major key is gaining praise. He also stated that he hopes that everyone can forgive him in the future and allow him to show that he is a good
In conclusion, Frederick Douglass was a person who strived for freedom and made it through with the help of wanting to learn. Unquestionably life, liberty, and happiness trailed through his life in pushing his way to live, planning his self to liberation, and the excitement of being a freeman. To sum it all up this shows you the overcoming of obstacles in Frederick Douglass life and the hard work he put in to become
If he can’t do so we humbly offer you our lives, for the honor of your tribe” (Coelho 144) Santiago felt very pressured but he didn’t fear to die this time because he knew that the universe was going to help him. Santiago overcame the fear of dying and turned himself into the
He perseveres through previous challenges, “[his] will intact to go” (line 28) and he is now eager to go wherever fate leads him. This opens the speaker up to new experiences because he knows that he has the strength to conquer any hardship the future brings. Armed with wisdom and increasing maturity, he is prepared to start “the next chapter” (line 41) in his life, be it old age, sickness, or heartbreak. The speaker anticipates the transformations that he will endure, aware that he has a long road ahead of him. The speaker is “not who [he] was” (line 3) in the past, but will continue to change as he adds more chapters to his book of life.