Zach's first assignment for photographer as the school paper is, to his disappointment, taking pictures of things for the advertisements. He wants to quit, but Ari points out that every task has its ups and downs so the best solution is to work hard and cheerfully, as shown in "The Discontented Pig", and Michelangelo's refusal to shun any duty, from making snow-art when he knew it would melt to painting when his true talent was sculpting, made him famous for his work in the Sistine Chapel. Written by
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Neither "The Discontented Pig" nor "The Sculptor and the Sistine Chapel" is from the collection in William J. Bennett
's "The Book of Virtues" but its sequel "Moral Compass". See more
Diligence means doing things even when they don't turn out to be particularly enjoyable. Zach, you're not always going to like an assignment. But an artist takes pride in his work and does the best he can, no matter what the job is.
Even if it means trying to take a flattering picture of Sock?