Story 12

Fergus Ferry - Story 12

“To know what a man’s like, look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.“ – J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling, or Joanne Kathleen Rowling, is best known for authoring the Harry Potter series. Based in London, she shot to fame globally, with her appealing works and has been a favourite ever since. Relating the […]

Story 11

Fergus Ferry - Story 11

“People say you’re going the wrong way, when it’s simply a way of your own.“ – Angelina Jolie Angelina Jolie is a leading American actress. Besides achieving excellence in her professional career, she is also involved in many humanitarian projects. She is the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and […]

Story 10

Fergus Ferry - Story 10

“In a world of change, the learners shall inherit the earth.“ – Eric Heffer Eric Heffer was a British socialist politician. He rebelled against any policies that his conscience did not agree with. Coming from a working-class background himself, he is best remembered for his efforts towards improving the lot of the working class. Relating […]

Story 9

Fergus Ferry - Story 9

“You never fail until you stop trying.“ – Albert Einstein Albert Einstein was a great scientist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for his work in the field of Physics. Being a curious person, his insatiable thirst for knowledge led him to experiment and discover more and more. Relating the quote to the story This […]

Story 8

Fergus Ferry - Story 8

“It doesn’t matter if you’re big or small, What’s in our hearts is the measure of us all.“ – J.W. Noble J.W. Noble is the author of the ‘Fergus Ferry’ stories. He wrote Fergus the Ferry while traveling to work on the ferry. His son loved the story and telling Fergus stories became something they […]

Story 7

Fergus Ferry - Story 7

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.“ – Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt was the youngest President of America. He was a very progressive man, who believed in making use of power to improve people’s lives. He is remembered for introducing progressive reforms and transparency in public dealings. He won the Nobel […]

Story 6

Fergus Ferry - Story 6

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.“ – Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt was the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt of America. The First Lady was immensely shy in her younger days. Gradually, she outgrew her shyness and became one of the toughest lady politicians who could take a stand when needed. […]

Story 5

Fergus Ferry - Story 5

“Don’t cry wolf!“ – Anonymous Relating the quote to the story Crying wolf means calling out for help just for fun, without a reason. When the yachts send up flares for fun, George rushes over to help. However, there is no emergency there. When a yacht sends up a flare asking for help, George thinks […]

Story 4

Fergus Ferry - Story 4

“Never, never, never give up.“ – Winston Churchill Born in an aristocratic family in England, Winston Churchill was an influential Prime Minister of England. He was not only a statesman but also a writer. His political achievements include leading England to victory over Hitler’s Nazi forces in World War II. His writing abilities were well […]

Story 3

Fergus Ferry - Story 3

“Don’t play with fire or you’ll get burnt.“ – Anonymous Relating the quote to the story Don’t play with fire or you’ll get burnt; is a metaphor, you do things that could be dangerous you are likely to get hurt. Can you think of other examples?