Now if these princes had been as a Trajan, or aMarcus Aurelius, a man might have thought thatthis had proceeded of an abundant goodness ofnature; but being men so wise, of such strengthand severity of mind, and so extreme lovers ofthemselves, as all these were, it proveth mostplainly that they found their own felicity (thoughas great as ever happened to mortal men) but asan half piece, except they mought have a friend,to make it entire; and yet, which is more, theywere princes that had wives, sons, nephews; andyet all these could not supply the comfort of friendship.It is not to be forgotten, what Comineus observeth of his first master, Duke Charles the Hardy,namely, that he would communicate his secretswith none; and least of all, those secrets whichtroubled him most.
Consider these topics for your next speech or essay, including subtopics these questions might cover.Good looks -- or attractive physical appearance -- are highly prized in our society.
When you write an essay like this, you look in the mirror and see who you are and what makes up your character. I realized mine was cemented that day when I was ten years old. Even then, I started to see that when I spoke to someone, they spoke back. And that felt good.