Writing an Article — 15

You have seen this advertisement in an international youth magazine:

Tell us about a person you know who risked and gained a lot (or lost a lot). What drives people to risk? When is risk justified?

We will publish the most interesting articles next month.

Write your article in 300–350 words (including the title) in an appropriate style.

In your article:

  • Make sure the following picture illustrates the main idea of your article:
  • Use 1–2 quotations from the list of quotations:

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. (T. S. Eliot)

Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down. (Ray Bradbury)

The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all. (Jawaharlal Nehru)

You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore. (William Faulkner)

A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for. (William G.T. Shedd)

The scars of others should teach us caution. (St. Jerome)

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