10 Quotes – Possible SAT Essay Topics #7

enlightenmentimagesHere are some interesting quotes that may someday be used as SAT essay topics. Take a look at them and see if you can compose two opposing perspectives and imagine what those opposing views would use as supportive examples and logic.

“Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.” – H. G. Wells (1866-1946)

“Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.” – Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

“Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.” – Chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower (1887-1956)

“Don’t be so humble – you are not that great.” – Golda Meir (1898-1978) to a visiting diplomat

“His ignorance is encyclopedic” – Abba Eban (1915-2002)

“If a man does his best, what else is there?” – General George S. Patton (1885-1945)

“Political correctness is tyranny with manners.” – Charlton Heston (1924-)

“You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.” – Ayn Rand (1905-1982)

“When one person suffers from a delusion it is called insanity; when many people suffer from a delusion it is called religion.” – Robert Pirsig (1948-)

“I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.” – A. J. Liebling (1904-1963)

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