1,001 Pearls of Life-changing Wisdom
Insight on Identity, Truth, and Success
Paperback ISBN: 1510706429
In this extensive collection of words to enlighten your mind and uplift your spirit, you will find something applicable to any problem, situation, or conundrum, as well as the inspiration for living your everyday life to the fullest. From the classic wisdom of thinkers such as Aristotle, Francis Bacon, and Thoreau, to the brilliance of more modern luminaries such as Maya Angelou, Golda Meir, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill, and even lighthearted guidance from Dave Barry and Oprah, every page of this book holds valuable insight and enlightenment. When caught up in the mundane tasks of our daily lives, it’s easy to get stuck in a rut and not be able to see a way out. Seeing clearly the big picture
1,001 Pearls of Teachers' Wisdom
Quotations on Life and Learning
Hardcover ISBN: 1616082585
The Little Book of Teachers' Wisdom is a fun and inspirational book packed with words of wisdom on the art of teaching. With more than 3,000 entries, it includes the thoughts on the art of teaching from hundreds of teachers, professors, authors, and politicians, including Aristotle, the Buddha, Mark Twain, Frederick Douglass, Helen Keller, Freud, Albert Einstein, Gandhi, Winston Churchill, and John Lennon. It's the perfect gift for a teaching school graduate, a favorite teacher, or anyone with a passion for learning and educating.
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.
100 Words for Lovers
Paperback ISBN: 0547212577
A new entry in the best-selling 100 Words series selects one hundred words used by lovers and romantics from every age, featuring notes on each word as well as quotations from the poetry, letters, prose, fiction, and drama of William Shakespeare, John Donne, D. H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, Michael Ondaatje, and others. Original.
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 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.
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.”
2500 Years of Wisdom
Sayings of the Great Masters
Paperback ISBN: 1611250145
The wisdom from the greatest minds on earth... all in one place. This book of carefully selected and arranged quotations, each elevating and expanding upon the last, represents the greatest philosophical thoughts mankind has produced in its attempt to come to a deeper understanding of the human condition. Combining classic expressions from giants, such as Plato and Confucius, with aphorisms of accepted masters, such as Montaigne and Goethe, this book also blends the genius of lesser known lights, such as Baltazar Gracien and Simone Weil. The result is a magnificent and harmonious symphony of humanity’s deepest convictions, crossing the boundaries of culture and time.