Human strength and human weakness

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Human strength and human weakness

  1. 1. Tessa Cameron September20,2010 Human Strength and Human Weakness DEFINITION Ambition- ambition is the desireto achieveyour personal goals and to be the best that you can be. You are ambitious if you keep tryingand you don’t give up. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/ambition QUOTES -Marcus Aurelius Marcus Aurelius was a RomanEmperor from162-180 “Intelligencewithout ambition is a bird without wings.” -Salvador Dali Salvador Daliwas a prominent SpanishCatalansurrealist painter borninFigueres. DEFINTITION Duty – a job or a task that one is expected or required to do out of respect. For example, itis a mother’s duty to carefor her children. http://www.google.ca/search?hl=en&source=hp&q=define%3A+duty&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=&safe=a ctive QUOTES “Dutyis the most sublime word in our language. Do your dutyinall things. You cannot do more. You shouldnever wish to do less.” -Robert E. Lee Robert E. Lee was a career UnitedStates Army Officerandcombat engineer. -Dick Cheatham
  2. 2. Tessa Cameron September20,2010 Dick Cheathamis an accomplished historicalinterpreter DEFINITION Vice- is to be dishonestand to do things that are corrupton a regular basis. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/vice QUOTES “Search others for their virtues,thy self for thy vices.” -Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklinwas one ofthe Founding Fathers ofthe UnitedStates. Anotedpolymath, Franklin was a leading authorandprinter, satirist, politicaltheorist, politician, postmaster, scientist,inventor,civicactivist,statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a majorfigure inthe American Enlightenment and the historyofphysics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. He invented the lightningrod, bifocals, the Franklinstove,a carriage odometer, and the glass 'harmonica'. He formed boththe firstpublic lending library in America and the first fire departmentin Pennsylvania “Vices areoften habits,rather than passions.” -Antoine Rivarol Antoine Rivarol was a French writerandepigrammatist. DEFINTITION Virtue- a good or admirablefeature. To be good honest person. http://www.google.ca/search?hl=en&source=hp&q=define%3Avirtue&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=&safe=activ e QUOTES -Confucius Quotes
  3. 3. Tessa Cameron September20,2010 Confucius was a Chinesethinker and socialphilosopher ofthe Spring andAutumn Period. “The power of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special efforts,but by his ordinary doing” -Blaise Pascal BlaisePascal was a French mathematician, physicist, inventor,writer and Catholicphilosopher.

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