If you're considering incorporating a quote into your essay or speech , you're about to make a wise decision. An appropriate quote is a very effective means of opening a speech or strengthening your argument in an essay. A quote will allow your audience to "see for themselves". They don't have to take your word for it. A writer, researcher or industry leader may have already proven your point or shared the same sentiment. You also want your audience to connect with the premise of your essay or speech.
Interview questions about influential people can come in many variations: Who is your hero? Who deserves the most credit for your success? Who is your role model?