Notes Before We Start The Class Mercedes High School Assignment

474 words - 2 pages

Journal #1
“For every minute spent organizing, an hour is earned.” – Benjamin Franklin
I believe that Benjamin Franklin was trying to say that the more time we spend organizing things, the more productive we can be. Things go smoother when you have a well thought out plan. This happens to me all the time. I’ll start writing a paper with no clue where I’m going, and 4 hours later I can only have a page of writing done. However, when I plan out my papers, within 4 hours I can have the whole paper written and edited.
Journal #2
“If we wait until we’re ready we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives.” –Lemony Snicket
There is no such thing as the “perfect time”. A lot of the time we put off doing something because we feel that we’re not ready. Lemony Snicket is saying that we’ll never get anything done if we don’t just take a chance. Sometimes you have to take a risk and do things even if you feel like you aren’t ready.
Journal #3
“If you want to be successful in this world, you have to follow your passion not a paycheck.” – Jen Welter
Picking a career isn’t something that should be taken lightly. It’s a decision that will affect the rest of your life. This choice shouldn’t be made based on how much money you’ll be making. Instead, you should choose to do something that ...

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