Wes Moore Quotes (Author of The Other Wes Moore)
The Other Wes Moore Quotes
Goodreads helps you follow your favorite authors. Be the first to learn about new releases! Follow Author. The tragedy is that my story could have been his. Then I responded, "I guess it's hard sometimes to distinguish between second chances and last chances.
Rating: Better Essays. Open Document. Click the button above to view the complete essay, speech, term paper, or research paper. Get feedback on grammar, clarity, concision and logic instantly. For the two men this book is about, it all begins with a wide-open future. The mothers that gave birth to them and the influences they had, along with their own powerful choices, sealed their fate. Throughout their lives, they are constantly changing and in some places calling the shots
We're not products of our environments, we're products of our expectations. Do you think that we're products of our environments? I think so, or maybe products of our expectations. Others' expectations of us or our expectations. I mean others' expectations that you take on as your own. I realize how difficult it is to seperate the two. The expectations that others place on us help us form our expectations of ourselves.
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The chilling truth is that his story could have been mine. The tragedy is that my story could have been his. Our stories are obviously specific to our two lives, but I hope they will illuminate the crucial inflection points in every life, the sudden moments of decision where our paths diverge and our fates are sealed. It's unsettling to know how little separates each of us from another life altogether. Unlock explanations and citation info for this and every other The Other Wes Moore quote. We definitely have our disagreements——and Wes, it should never be forgotten, is in prison for his participation in a heinous crime.