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: Loneliness
1: "It's not that I hate people, I just feel better when they're not around."
2: "It is loneliness that makes the loudest noise. This is as true of men as of dogs."
3: "I used to think that the worst thing in life was to end up alone. It's not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone."
4: "Solitude is the profoundest fact of the human condition. Man is the only being who knows he is alone."
5: "Friendship needs no words — it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness."