1,001 Pearls of Teachers' Wisdom
Quotations on Life and Learning
Hardcover ISBN: 1510706437
1,001 Pearls of Teachers’ Wisdom is a fun and inspirational book packed with words of wisdom on the art of teaching. With more than three thousand entries, it includes thoughts on the art of teaching from hundreds of teachers, professors, authors, and politicians. Quotes are drawn from a wide variety of sources, from the ancient to the modern. Among the contributors are Aristotle, the Buddha, Mark Twain, Frederick Douglass, Helen Keller, Freud, Albert Einstein, Gandhi, Winston Churchill, and John Lennon. The late Frank McCourt, celebrated author of Angela’s Ashes and a veteran educator, provides an inspiring introduction. Now in paperback, this portable treasure trove will make a perfect gift for a teaching school graduate, a favorite teacher, or anyone with a passion for learning and education.
Wisdom from Famous Writers on Every Year of Your Life, Visualizations by Milton Glaser
Hardcover ISBN: 0393285707
A celebration of every age of life collects themed quotes by leading writers from William Shakespeare and Herman Melville to Jane Austen and Maya Angelou, exploring such subjects as the confinements of childhood, the milestones of adulthood and the resignations of the senior years.
1001 Funniest Things Ever Said
Paperback ISBN: 1599211955
Now in paperback! Here are a thousand and one laugh-out-loud quotes, quips, and jokes, all in one packed-to-the-brim volume. Yes, folks, sit back and enjoy this collection of inadvertent gaffes, thigh-slappers, puns, and everything and anything else that'll tickle your funny bone. There’s something old, something new, something stolen, and something blue—from favorite comedians, sports and political figures, and literary wits. There are even giggles for the kids and groaners for the grown-ups. Just a few among the 1,001 funniest things ever said: “I think men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage. They’ve experienced pain and bought jewelry.”—Rita Rudner “I don’t know if it’s good for baseball, but it sure beats the hell out of rooming with Phil Rizzuto.”—Yogi Berra on being told that Joe DiMaggio was to marry Marilyn Monroe “I made my money the old-fashioned way. I was very nice to a wealthy relative right before he died.”—Malcolm Forbes “The Dalai Lama visited the White House and told the President that he could teach him to find a higher state of consciousness. Then, after talking to Bush for a few minutes, he said, ‘You know what? Let’s just grab lunch.’”—Bill Maher
1001 Quotations to Enlighten, Entertain, & Inspire
The Stories Behind the Most Memorable Quotes
Hardcover ISBN: 0789334089
An invaluable tool for public speaking, writing, and anyone wishing to make a memorable impact with or be inspired by words, this handsomely illustrated volume is conveniently organized to facilitate finding the perfect words for any occasion. This is the perfect book for those looking for words from great thinkers and speakers in order to make a point, plead a case, or justify an opinion, to honor, glorify, or motivate others, or even for their own personal inspiration. Filled with multicultural aphorisms, adages, and axioms from numerous brilliant minds throughout the past 7,000 years and featuring more than 800 full-color illustrations, this latest addition to the best-selling 1001 series makes accessible a vast range of complex ideas from the ancient and classical era to the present. The book draws from varied fields including art, architecture, business, ecology, economics, education, law, literature, music, philosophy, politics, psychology, religion, science, and technology, and presents words of wisdom and inspiration from a wide array of cultural figures—from ancient sages such as Plato, Basho, Sun Tzu, and Ibn Battuta through the Renaissance and Enlightenment greats like Galileo, Copernicus, Goethe, and Newton to the icons of the present era, including Nelson Mandela, Gloria Steinem, Andy Warhol, Virginia Woolf, Oprah Winfrey, and Mark Zuckerberg. While many of the quotations have been published previously, 1001 Quotations To Enlighten, Entertain, & Inspire is the first book to be fully illustrated (with images of the quotations’ originators), and draws on a truly global, multicultural range of thinkers from ancient times to the present.
101 Moments of Joy and Inspiration
Hardcover ISBN: 1921383526
Artist Meredith Gaston brings us words of inspiration, abundance, and joy in this beautifully illustrated gift book, containing 101 moments to color your world and brighten your life. "Our thoughts shape our worlds," says Meredith Gaston, author and illustrator of Tucked In, and to help you make a better world for yourself and your loved ones, she has created an inspiring book filled with ideas to help you cultivate the power of joy in your own life. Beautifully illustrated, these words provide a balm to the soul in a frantic world. Open this book at any page and you'll find an uplifting quote to give you courage and strength.
To Get You Through the Day or Night
Paperback ISBN: 1781918899
With sources ranging from Calvin to Victor Hugo and topics ranging from Life to God, this little book of quotes can pique the interest of anyone, from any background. Each page contains a quote and a related Bible verse, making it a power-house of wisdom and knowledge. Beautifully designed with thought and attention, it is perfect for a small, special gift.
The 2,548 Best Things Anybody Ever Said
Paperback ISBN: 0743235797
An irreverent selection of humorous quotes, one-liners, definitions, and quips features words of wisdom from contributors ranging from Goethe to David Letterman on such topics as families, philosophy, movies and television, and education.
The 2,548 Wittiest Things Anybody Ever Said
Paperback ISBN: 1451648901
A follow-up to The 2,548 Best Things Anybody Ever Said—a fresh selection of sharp, witty zingers gathered from both famous and utterly unknown (but quotable) sources.Robert Byrne’s quote books are widely praised as authoritative and accessible sources of sayings for any and all occasions. Byrne’s wit, diligent research, and creativity combine to form a fresh go-to reference that serves users better than Google—no wi-fi required. This new book is contextualized by theme, flowing logically to form a narrative. Quotations on courtship are followed by snippets on love, sex, and divorce. Quotations on lawyers are followed by quotes on money, and so on. This collection is not just reference but also serves as entertainment in and of itself. A sampling of the contents, in no particular order: · Steve Martin: “I’d do anything for a good body except exercise and eat right.” · Jon Stewart: “War is God’s way of teaching Americans geography.” · Amanda Cross: “The point of quotations is that one can use another’s words to be insulting.”