Turning a Dream Into Reality

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“We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort” (Owens). Without any determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort dreams will not turn into reality. People should look forward and push for that reality. Anyone can say they will fulfill their dream, but it takes someone with dedication, determination and effort to accomplish that dream. Effort is the key to success. Effort is like the sugar and spice to everything nice. Without any push of effort for the dream to become reality dedication, determination and self-discipline don’t take place. The dream drives people to accomplish the unexpected. Dreams of changing the world can push someone to achieve the most unexpected events. To go and not to go to war are some very big decisions that one has to base off of the circumstances. Thomas Paine is of one to push for the happening of a war to make a better living and nation. His dream would be of making that change. In January 1776, Thomas Paine published a series of essays called “The American Crisis” (154). The Crisis No.1 expresses feelings that Paine feels towards Great Britain’s control over the colonies. Britain is treating the colonies like slaves and although Britain’s control will not be easy to overcome, it is worth the fight. America messed up in the beginning and can now make up for that and fix the wrong doings by taking a stand and going to war with Great Britain. Paine is trying to persuade others into joining his own dream of what the colonies would be like without British rule (“The Crisis”). Thomas Paine’s dream of winning against Great Britain is driving him to accomplish the unexpected by getting the colonies to ... ... middle of paper ... ...am happen, to feel strongly for someone, to have a dream of a different reality, or to even have habits that will accomplish the unexpected for such a reality to even get somewhere near their reality. The dream people set for themselves and the reality they hope for will happen with effort and can help them achieve even the greatest of the unexpected. Works Cited Chopin, Kate. The Story of an Hour. Prentice Hall Literature. Pearson Education, Inc. 2002. Web. 9 Dec. 2013. Covey, Sean. "The 7-habits-of-highly-effective-people (summary)." The 7-habits-of-highly-effective-people (summary). SlideShare.Inc, 27 Oct. 2012. Web. 9 Dec. 2013. Owens, Jesse, and BookRags Media Network. BrainyQuote. Xplore, 2001. Web. 09 Dec. 2013. "Rhetorical Analysis: The Crisis, No. 1 by Thomas Paine." Rhetorical Analysis the Crisis, No. 1 by Thomas Paine. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Dec. 2013.
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