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It's good to keep quotes short and direct, but be careful not to change a quote's meaning in your edits.
Your introduction should establish your argument in a way that grabs the reader's attention. You can do this in several ways.
Topic sentences explain the point you're about to make. Your topic sentences are the 3–4 points you wrote down in your essay plan.
The body of your essay needs 3–6 paragraphs, each presenting one idea. Once you know the elements your paragraphs should contain, you'll find it really easy to write them.
You can illustrate your points with quotes, anecdotes, summaries or graphics - anything that supports your argument.
Your conclusion needs to sum up your essay and argument in a memorable way. It's the last thing your reader will read, and there are tricks to making sure they remember it.
On your first read, think about the essay as a whole and, most importantly, whether you have answered the essay question.
Go through each paragraph and ask yourself lots of questions to make sure they say what you want them to.
Little mistakes can make a bad impression, so check your spelling, grammar, punctuation and clarity.
When you think you've improved your work as much as you can, ask someone whose opinion you trust to read your essay. Most of the time, they will pick up things you've missed.