SAT Essay Quotes – Practice #9


Take a look at the following quotes. Think about what questions about life each quote suggests, and then, concur up two or three examples from your knowledge to support two different perspectives.

We have supplied a few questions under each for you to consider.

Remember: make some significant insights about how your examples relate to the quote.

“We are not retreating – we are advancing in another direction.” – General Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964)

  • Why is it important to choose the right word when describing your actions?

“I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don’t need.” – Francois-Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), when asked how he managed to make his remarkable statues

  • Why do some things sound so simple when they appear so complicated?

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