Merit Scholarship Essay
Due February 4, 2023
Respond to ONE of the following quotes with a thoughtful, well-developed essay. Please restate the quote you choose at the beginning of your essay. There is no minimum word count, however the maximum is 1,000 words.
- “The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read.” - Mark Twain
- “Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.” - Jessamyn West
- “Freedom is not the right to do as one pleases, but the opportunity to do what is right. ” - Peter Marshall
- “Books complicate our lives.” - John Leonard
- “Muddied water, let stand, will clear.” - Lao Tsu