There is a quote by a great man Epictetus that goes ‘He who opens a school door, closes a prison’. Have you sat down and asked yourself this question: What would a person opening a prison be doing? It is one thing for someone to open a school; it is another thing to perform the
Growing up as a child, one of the people I have come to identify with and in fact whose memory I will forever cherish is that of the first black president of South Africa Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. We loved Madiba as he is referred to in his native Xhosa clan so much that we knew
William Shakespeare knew that ‘one man in his time plays many parts’ and Nelson Mandela’s life certainly attested to that, although he is mostly remembered for the wonderful influence he had on our world. One of Mandela’s most influential effects he had on the world’s population was his ability to motivate and inspire others. Mandela’s
I agree with Maya Angelou’s assertion that “Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with shades of deeper meaning.” I will manifest my accordance by referring an actor and singer who I believe use their voice to permeate “shades of deeper meaning” into words.
It takes the human voice to infuse words with shades of deeper meaning. The role of the human voice in giving deeper meaning to words is crucial when one looks at the significance of denotative and connotative meanings of expressions. For example, one person can utter the following words: l am thirsty. The surface or
Turn off lights. Own one phone instead of three. Throw your rubbish in a recycling bin and not a normal one. Come on, people-if we all made the slightest bit of effort, our planet would survive for centuries more into the future, whereas the way we’re going, the world as we know it will be
Imagine reaching out, oblivious to the whispering breeze which whistles past your face, feeling the delicate particles of smooth marble come to life beneath your touch; courageously, audaciously, you breathe in the realisation that your next movement could enlighten or obliterate our world. Michelangelo, an artist to put all others to shame, was one of