(The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica) When Churchill came into office, he was clear he wanted one thing: to win the war. In his first speech as Prime Minister he said, “You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word: Victory – victory at all costs, victory in spite of terror, victory, however long and hard
Sacrificing his life for his people, Beowulf proved in his triumph over the dragon his legacy and hero status would resound forever within the Norse community. I do support the idea of confronting the dragon differently, but I insist Beowulf wisely decided to encounter the dragon. Since Beowulf lost his life as a result of the clash, questions arise when evaluating his preparation to battle the dragon. However, the conflict proved inevitable and necessary. Honoring his family and nation, Beowulf stood up to the dragon with valor and never needed to consider avoiding the burdensome task.
For example Lupe was determined to win the marble tournament. So she started to squeeze an eraser for hours building her muscles up. So her shot and accuracy could help her win, which would help her think she is as good at sports as anyone else. In addition she did push ups on her fingers making her finger more powerful to help, which is a hard thing to do. Secondly, Lupe ran home threw her backpack down with her homework and dashed straight up to her room to practice setting aside school which she loves, to practice that's surprising.
As an eighth grader, Tamika Catchings would always go watch her sister’s practice with her high school varsity basketball team and as she would watch, she would literally itch to get out there and play and she looked forward to playing in another year because if she was an even match to her sister in the driveway, she could imagine herself fitting in against juniors and seniors without any problem. Tamika and her sister Tauj were super close but while playing on the varsity basketball team together, there were some rough patches like sadness, distance, frustration, and jealousy. So, after Tamika made the varsity basketball team, they called her and tauj “the Catching Sisters”. Tamika and her sister were doing very special things together
If Heyerdahl stopped caring about his theory when people told him it was impossible and changed his mind, he could have learned other things during his time. All these men had a lot of determination to accomplish their goals and they did, without perseverance they could not have done what they
People meet with many difficulties in the life, and sometimes they need to fight with doubts and fears. At this moment, persons listen their inner voice, that directs and motivates them. In the battle Gilgamesh is unconfident and Enkidu persuades him. Therefore, Enkidu gives this supporting and confidence that is very needed for Gilgamesh. Gilgamesh and Enkidu are inner voices for each other, because Gilgamesh could never have killed Humbaba without Enkidu and Enkidu could never have killed too.
In the story Squeaky is having to prepare for the May Day race. Squeaky always spends time training with her brother right by her side. Throughout the story Squeaky deals with a girl named Gretchen. Gretchen is a runner too but her and squeaky do not have the best relationship. Gretchen makes it clear to Squeaky that she thinks she is going to win the race.
Life is a long journey in which we are forced to experience something new everyday. We have days of strength, days of weakness, days of honesty, and days of deceit. We are not fully in control of the what happens to us, but we have the power to choose where to go next. We have the option to be happy, to be sad, to be a leader, or to be a follower. Choice is powerful, without choice we would not have change-for better or for worse.
The Black Gazelle “My mother taught me very early to believe I could achieve any accomplishment I wanted to. The first was to walk without braces” (“Rudolph Quotes and Sayings”). When Wilma was young, she had polio and was told that she would never be able to walk again. But, she ignored that and proved that she could do the best she could; by winning 3 gold medals in track & field. Wilma Rudolph has made an impact in track & field by being African American and the first woman to win 3 gold medals in a single Olympics.
Throughout the ages, humans have continued to struggle with the same issues. One of them being, to find excuses for their failures instead of accepting their flaws. Many people struggle to be humble, noble, true to their beliefs, understanding of others, respectful, calm in the heat of the moment, amongst other virtues. It is something that everyone has to work on, but the struggles and discipline that come with becoming a better person often discourage simple efforts. Regardless, when someone puts in the effort to become better, they become the role model that everyone can look towards.