There’s practically no better way to get to know a society that you were previously unacquainted with.So what topics will you encounter in the German news? It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. — Lance Armstrong Doctors and scientists said that breaking the four-minute mile was impossible, that one would die in the attempt. We are nerved for the contest, and must conquer or perish.Thus, when I got up from the track after collapsing at the finish line, I figured I was dead. The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! It is vain to look for present aid: none is at hand. Rally to the standard, and be no longer the scoff of mercenary tongues!
Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves, that if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say, This was their finest hour. — Sam Houston John Hawkins's book 101 Things All Young Adults Should Know is filled with lessons that newly minted adults need in order to get the most out of life.— Winston Churchill It is in vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gleaned from a lifetime of trial, error, and writing it down, Hawkins provides advice everyone can benefit from in short, digestible chapters. — Patrick Henry, 1775We view ourselves on the eve of battle. Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!Buy Now Upon this a question arises: whether it be better to be loved than feared or feared than loved?Textbooks, while great resources, aren’t going to teach you all of the vocabulary you’ll need when you’re bringing up current events.