Sometimes personal essays are actually inspired by a belief statement or quotation from someone famous that the writer respects. Do any quotations below from the famous UCLA basketball coach ring true with what you yourself believe? Each night you have a different prompt to respond to. Make sure that your response is between 75-100 words. We will use these responses to build a portfolio of writings to be considered for the Gallery. Put answers in your journal.
MONDAY ~ A man may make mistakes, but he isn’t a failure until he starts blaming someone else.
TUESDAY ~ Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
WEDNESDAY ~ The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team.
Talent is God given; be humble.
Fame is man given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.