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    DescriptionWith the sensibility of a poet, the outlook of a practical philosopher, the obsession of a list maker, Barbara Ann Kipfer is a writer with a unique approach to life. In 14,000 THINGS TO BE HAPPY ABOUT, she tells us why to live. In THE WISH LIST, she tells us what we should do with our lives. And so far it's worked - her first two books have over a million copies in print. Now in 8,789 WORDS OF WISDOM, she tells us how to live. 8,789 WORDS OF WISDOM is brimming with great advice, maxims, sayings and saws, proverbs, precepts and truths - 8,789 of them, to be exact. It has the chunky comfort of 14,000 THINGS, and a similar quirky, compulsively readable format - line after line after page after page of words of wisdom. Turn to any spot in the book and there is the secret to living a happier, healthier, saner, more productive life. Learn to unlearn. Appreciate the questions as much as the answers. Stretch beyond what is comfortable. There are folksy expressions polished smooth over time: If you think you can, you can. Experience is the best teacher. Quotes: Those who know don't speak, those who speak don't know (Laotzu). Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there (Will Rogers). Unexpected turns: Listen with your eyes. Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment. Taken together it's the ultimate source of self-improvement.


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    Title
    8, 789 Words of Wisdom
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Barbara Ann Kipfer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 623
    Width: 103 mm
    Height: 150 mm
    Thickness: 35 mm
    Weight: 314 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780761117308
    ISBN 10: 076111730X
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ADV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.0
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: GBCQ, VS
    DC21: 080
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    LC subject heading: ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24000
    B&T General Subject: 725
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 818.5402
    BISAC V2.8: SEL004000
    DC22: 818/.5402
    BISAC V2.8: SEL021000, SEL016000
    LC classification: BJ1581.2 .K496 2001
    Thema V1.0: VS, GBCQ
    Publisher
    Workman Publishing
    Imprint name
    Workman Publishing
    Publication date
    31 August 2001
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Back cover copy
    Proverbs, precepts, maxims, saws, adages, and axioms. Polished over years of use, here are thousands of sayings that are just as true today as the day they were coined. - Learn to unlearn. - Truth does not blush. - Enjoy the journey as much as the stay. - Stretch beyond what is comfortable. - If you think you can, you can. - Pack you own parachute. - Fall seven times, stand up eight. - Keep your soul young. Turn to any page and find the secrets of life.