1001 Smartest Things Ever Said

1001 Smartest Things Ever Said

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A compendium of human wisdom culled from the world's celebrated--and anonymous --minds, from Confucius and Shakespeare to Maya Angelou and Woody Allen.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 149.86 x 172.72 x 22.86mm | 362.87g
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • b&w and colour illustrations
  • 1592287883
  • 9781592287888
  • 187,704

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"This is a book full of smart things that I'm sure I'll keep handy in the coming months and years." --Tavis Smiley, National Public Radioshow more

About Steven D. Price

Steven D. Price, a consulting editor of The Lyons Press, is the author of more than twenty-three books, including 1001 Dumbest Things Ever Said, The Quotable Horse Lover, The Ultimate Fishing Guide, and Old As the Hills: The Story of Bluegrass Music.show more

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In this witty collection you will find quotations grouped in categories that reflect the range of human existence, hopes, and achievement: Love and Friendship "The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing."-Blaise Pascal Success and Ways to Achieve It "Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm."-Sir Winston Churchill The Life of the Mind "Don't talk unless you can improve the silence."-Jorge Luis Borges Politics and Politicians, Government and Statesmen "Nothing in life is certain except death and taxes."-Benjamin Franklin Proverbial Wisdom "Joy shared is twice the joy. Sorrow shared is half the sorrow."-Swedish proverbshow more