Each set of five quotes is based around a common theme, as in GAMSAT. To practise for Section II, give yourself five minutes thinking time and then allow 30 minutes writing time for an essay based on the quotations. Want feedback? Submit your essay to our professional Essay Marking Service.
Common Theme: Patriotism
1: "I realize that patriotism is not enough. I must have no hatred toward any one."
2: "I hope to find my country in the right: however I will stand by her, right or wrong."
3: "Patriotism is an ephemeral motive that scarcely ever outlasts the particular threat to society that aroused it."
4: "Patriots always talk of dying for their country, and never of killing for their country."
5: "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel."