Alcove Activities: Second Level: Explicating Quotes, Set 3
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Second Level: Explicating Quotes, Set 3
Continue interperting quotes. In this section we do not offer specimen answers. Again, use this structure to write, clarify, and explain the quotes in this activity:


Quote: “Power, like the diamond, dazzles the beholder, and also the wearer; it dignifies meanness; it magnifies littleness; to what is contemptible, it gives authority; to what is low, exaltation.” — Charles Caleb Colton



State, Elaborate, Exemplify and Illustrate the quote:



Quote: “Even legal punishments lose all appearance of justice, when too strictly inflicted on men compelled by the last extremity of distress to incur them.” — Junius



State, Elaborate, Exemplify and Illustrate the quote:



Quote: “Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason why so few engage in it.” — Henry Ford



State, Elaborate, Exemplify and Illustrate the quote:



Quote: “Thought engenders thought. Place one idea upon paper, another will follow it, and still another, until you have written a page... Learn to think, and you will learn to write; the more you think, the better you will express your ideas.” — G.A. Sala



State, Elaborate, Exemplify and Illustrate the quote:



Quote: “Our thoughts are ours, their ends none of our own.” — William Shakespeare



State, Elaborate, Exemplify and Illustrate the quote:



Quote: “All truly wise thoughts have been thought already thousands of times; but to make them truly ours, we must think them over again honestly, till they take root in our personal experience.” — Goethe



State, Elaborate, Exemplify and Illustrate the quote:



Quote: “The key to every man is his thought.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson



State, Elaborate, Exemplify and Illustrate the quote: