Bartlett's Words to Live by
Advice And Inspiration for Everyday Life
Hardcover ISBN: 0316016241
For 150 years people have looked to Bartlett's Familiar Quotations for wisdom, inspiration, and pure fun. Here now is an elegant new collection of the best advice ever given, inspiring words from the world's wisest men and women. "There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval." -George Santayana Readers will be delighted by insights that span almost five thousand years of human history, from ancient Egypt to the modern day, capturing the differences-and the similarities-of human thought over time. "Truth is great and its effectiveness endures." -Ptahhotpe From such varied sources as the Bible, Jane Austen, and John F. Kennedy, everyone is sure to find a gem. "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee." -Muhammad Ali With its thoughtful and entertaining selection of quotes, Bartlett's Words to Live By is an enlightening gift for the graduate or the student of life and a splendid addition to the reference shelf. "In my end is my beginning." -Mary, Queen of Scots"Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently." -Sir Winston Churchill In 1855, Massachusetts bookseller John Bartlett self-published a small collection of prose and verse quotations. Since then, his volume has been continuously expanded and published to reflect the ever-changing cultural climate. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations remains the most authoritative, thought-provoking, and entertaining book of quotations available.
Great Quotes from Great Women
From Marie Curie to Michelle Obama - inspiring words from the women who have shaped our world
Hardcover ISBN: 1492649589
Throughout history women have inspired and motivated society towards greater strength, courage, and justice. If you had the opportunity to ask the greatest women of all time for advice, wouldn't you jump at the chance? Drawing from the timeless wisdom of leaders such as Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks, Amelia Earhart, and Michelle Obama, each page of Great Quotes from Great Women offers motivation for your daily challenges, or inspiration to get back on your feet.
If Ignorance is Bliss, Why Aren't There More Happy People
Smart Quotes for Dumb Times
Hardcover ISBN: 0307460665
From the comic minds behind the British television show QI, and the best-selling authors of The Book of General Ignorance, and The Book of Animal Ignorancecomes an anthology of hundreds of obscure, amusing quotes, arranged alphabetically by theme. 100,000 first printing.
The Intellectual Devotional
Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, And Roam Confidently With the Cultured Class
Hardcover ISBN: 1594865132
A year's worth of daily readings from the secular arena provides subject matter for intellectual growth and advancement, in a volume that features passages from the arts and sciences and includes coverage of such topics as opera terms, basic physics principles, and the inner workings of batteries.
The Intellectual Devotional Modern Culture
Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Converse Confidently With The Culturati
Hardcover ISBN: 1594867453
A latest installment in the best-selling series shares a year's worth of daily secular readings on culture from the Enlightenment to today, in a volume that covers a wide range of topics from art and literature to consumer products and sports. 300,000 first printing.