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Peter's Quotations: Ideas for Our Times
by Laurence J. Peter

Language

English

Pages

544

Publication Date

August 06, 2013

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<p>From the author of the multimillion-selling <em>The Peter Principle</em>, and <em>The Peter Prescription</em>, here is a timeless collection of some of history's greatest and best-expressed thoughts. Organized alphabetically by subject -- from Ability to Zoos -- and completely cross-refernced by related categories, <em>Peter's Quotations</em> is a joy to use. Packed with many unusual and little-known quotations of great wit, Dr. Peter's reference book is not only fun to read -- an idea mine for writers, students, and public speakers -- but it is also relevant to the sometimes overwhelming problems of today. <em>Peter's Quotations</em> is priceless.</p>
I Really Needed This Today: Words to Live By
by Hoda Kotb

Language

English

Pages

384

Publication Date

October 15, 2019

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<b>AN INSTANT #1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER<br /><br />From <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author and beloved <i>Today</i> show co-host Hoda Kotb comes an inspiring collection of quotes--drawn from her own personal favorites featured on her enormously popular Instagram account--that offer wisdom, courage, and hope.</b><br /><br />Several years ago, <i>Today</i> show co-host Hoda Kotb began posting a variety of quotes on her Instagram page. Some were penned by a favorite writer; others offered a dose of love or laughter. She thought the quotes were meaningful only to her, but soon a funny thing started happening - reactions poured in from thousands of people who were just as moved. The quotes weren't only providing inspiration to Hoda, they were comforting and connecting people. So many of their comments read, "I really needed this today," a phrase that inspired the book's title. <br /><br />In <i>I Really Needed This Today</i>, Hoda not only shares 365 sayings and quotes, she writes about the people and experiences that have pushed her to challenge boundaries, embrace change, and explore relationships to their fullest. Written with her signature wit and warmth, this book is the ideal companion to tuck beside your bed or to bring with you on-the-go to keep you motivated, recharged, and inspired each day.
The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain
by Alex Ayres

Language

English

Pages

292

Publication Date

May 04, 2010

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<p>Arranged alphabetically by topic, from Adam to Youth, and culled from his novels, speeches, letters, and conversations, this anthology of quotes is timeless and represents the very essence of Mark Twain -- hilarious, cranky, and insightful.</p>
Bardisms: Shakespeare for All Occasions
by Barry Edelstein

Language

English

Pages

322

Publication Date

April 01, 2009

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<p>“Browse the delightful Bardisms to find a fitting quote for any mood, moment, or occasion. But read it through to learn how to enjoy Shakespeare and bring more of his language into your daily life.” — Jacob Weisberg, Editor of <em>Slate</em> magazine and author of <em>Bushisms</em> </p><p>“A fantastic reference for anyone who loves Shakespeare!” — Steve Martin </p><p>From renowned Shakespearean director Barry Edelstein comes <em>Bardisms</em>: a straightforward, accessible guide to using Shakespeare’s wit and wisdom at special occasions of every type. Over the course of his career, Edelstein has directed more than half of Shakespeare’s plays, and he brings all his passion, insight, and years of study to <em>Bardisms</em>. In the words of Adam Gopnik (<em>Through the Children's Gate</em>), “Barry Edelstein knows more about Shakespeare, and in a less pedantic manner, than nearly anyone I know.” </p>
Words from the Wise: Over 6,000 of the Smartest Things Ever Said
by Rosemarie Jarski

Language

English

Pages

594

Publication Date

November 17, 2007

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<b>A compendium of quotes for every occasion—from love to dogs to politics—by the finest wits of history and the modern day. </b><br />  <br /> In <i>Words from the Wise</i>, Rosemarie Jarski has collected six thousand quotes that offer sage advice—or at least a good laugh—on a wide range of subjects. Whether you need to know if a new relationship will work out, or you’re searching for insight on religion, this collection offers quotes for almost every imaginable dilemma. You’ll find timeless quotes from classic writers like Confucius, Shakespeare, Twain, and Austen, as well as more current commentary from modern figures like Andy Rooney and Meryl Streep, and even fictional TV favorites like Homer Simpson and Chandler Bing. Arranged alphabetically, <i>Words from the Wise</i> is the place to go for advice from your beloved heroes and heroines.
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Movie Tie-In): Neighborly Wo...
by Fred Rogers

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English

Pages

208

Publication Date

November 05, 2019

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<b>The inspiring profile brought to life in the major motion picture starring Tom Hanks in theaters Thanksgiving, plus a collection of warm advice and encouragement from America’s favorite neighbor </b><br /><br />Tom Junod’s Esquire profile of Fred Rogers, “Can You Say... Hero?,” has been hailed as a classic of magazine writing. Now, his moving story of meeting and observing the beloved host of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood is the inspiration for <i>A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood</i>, directed by Marielle Heller and written by Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster. <br /><br />Here, Junod’s unforgettable piece appears for the first time in book form alongside an inspiring collection of advice and encouragement from Mister Rogers himself. Covering topics like relationships, childhood, communication, parenthood, and more, Rogers’s signature sayings and wise thoughts are included here. Pairing the definitive portrait of a national icon with his own instructions for living your best, kindest life, this book is a timeless treasure for Mister Rogers fans.
The Big Book of Serial Killers: 150 Serial Killer Files of the Wo...
by , Rebecca Lo

Language

English

Pages

417

Publication Date

June 10, 2017

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There is little more terrifying than those who hunt, stalk and snatch their prey under the cloak of darkness. These hunters search not for animals, but for the touch, taste, and empowerment of human flesh. They are cannibals, vampires and monsters, and they walk among us. <br /><br />These serial killers are not mythical beasts with horns and shaggy hair. They are people living among society, going about their day to day activities until nightfall. They are the Dennis Rader’s, the fathers, husbands, church going members of the community. <br /><br />This A-Z encyclopedia of 150 serial killers is the ideal reference book. Included are the most famous true crime serial killers, like Jeffrey Dahmer, John Wayne Gacy, and Richard Ramirez, and not to mention the women who kill, such as Aileen Wuornos and Martha Rendell. There are also lesser known serial killers, covering many countries around the world, so the range is broad.<br /><br />Each of the serial killer files includes information on when and how they killed the victims, the background of each killer, or the suspects in some cases such as the Zodiac killer, their trials and punishments. For some there are chilling quotes by the killers themselves. The Big Book of Serial Killers is an easy to follow collection of information on the world’s most heinous murderers.<br />
The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms (Inc...
by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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English

Pages

168

Publication Date

November 30, 2010

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<b><i>Bed of Procrustes </i>is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are <i>Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, Antifragile, </i>and <i>Skin in the Game.</i></b><br /><br />By the author of the modern classic <i>The Black Swan</i>, this collection of aphorisms and meditations expresses his major ideas in ways you least expect.<br /><br /><i>The Bed of Procrustes</i> takes its title from Greek mythology: the story of a man who made his visitors fit his bed to perfection by either stretching them or cutting their limbs. It represents Taleb’s view of modern civilization’s hubristic side effects—modifying humans to satisfy technology, blaming reality for not fitting economic models, inventing diseases to sell drugs, defining intelligence as what can be tested in a classroom, and convincing people that employment is not slavery. <br /><br />Playful and irreverent, these aphorisms will surprise you by exposing self-delusions you have been living with but never recognized.<br /><br />With a rare combination of pointed wit and potent wisdom, Taleb plows through human illusions, contrasting the classical values of courage, elegance, and erudition against the modern diseases of nerdiness, philistinism, and phoniness.<br /><br /><b>“Taleb’s crystalline nuggets of thought stand alone like esoteric poems.”—<i>Financial Times</i></b>
Greatest Inspirational Quotes: 1000 Days of Inspiring Quotes and ...
by Albert Goodman

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English

Pages

232

Publication Date

March 11, 2019

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<h2>1000+ Greatest Inspirational Quotes from <u>famous people</u> around the world.<br /></h2><p><br /></p><h3>This book is the <u>collection </u>of most <u>powerful words </u>ever used by the <u>greatest minds </u>around the world. It contains the best of the wisdom they got during their lives.<br /></h3><p><br /></p><h4><i>"Language shapes our behavior and each word we use is imbued with multitudes of personal meaning. The right words spoken in the right way can bring us love, money, and respect, while the wrong words—or even the right words spoken in the wrong way—can lead to a country to war. We must carefully orchestrate our speech if we want to achieve our goals and bring our dreams to fruition.”<br /></i><br />—Dr. Andrew Newberg, Words Can Change Your Brain.<br /></h4><h3><br />Throughout human history, great leaders have used the power of words to <u>transform our emotions</u>, to enlist us in their causes, and to shape the course of destiny. </h3><p><br /></p><h2><u>Start each day </u>with a powerful word of wisdom and let it guide you to take action, overcome fear, boost your self-esteem, create success.<br /></h2><p><br /></p><h3><i>“Great read. By far the best quote book I have read....”<br /></i></h3><h3><i><br /><br />“Many of the quotes make you think and feel many different emotions and especially the ones you can relate to. A very good book from start to finish.”<br /><br /><br /></i></h3><h3><i><br />“This is an excellent selection of quotations and many that I have not seen in other similar books.. Many profound, some comical and some both make this a great read.”<br /><br /><br /></i></h3><h3><i><br />“Brilliant read, this book has a quote for every thought, occasion, and feeling.”<br /></i></h3><p><b><i><br /></i></b></p><h2><b><i>You</i></b> will find over than <u>1000 motivational and inspirational quotes</u> selected by the authors:<br /></h2><p><ul><li><i>GEORGE WASHINGTON<br /></i></li><li><i>RICHARD BRANSON<br /></i></li><li><i>NAPOLEON HILL<br /></i></li><li><i>BENJAMIN FRANKLIN<br /></i></li><li><i>ABRAHAM LINCOLN<br /></i></li><li><i>OPRAH WINFREY<br /></i></li><li><i>SOPHIE KINSELLA<br /></i></li><li><i>HARRIET TUBMAN<br /></i></li><li><i>WARREN EDWARD BUFFETT<br /></i></li><li><i>JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER<br /></i></li><li><i>STEVE JOBS<br /></i></li><li><i>BILL GATES<br /></i></li><li><i>KATHERINE MANSFIELD<br /></i></li><li><i>ELON MUSK<br /></i></li><li><i>ELIZABETH TAYLOR<br /></i></li><li><i>JIM ROHN<br /></i></li><li><i>DALE CARNEGIE<br /></i></li><li><i>BODO SCHAFER<br /></i></li><li><i>THOMAS EDISON<br /></i></li><li><i>ALBERT EINSTEIN<br /></i></li><li><i>PRINCESS DIANA<br /></i></li><li><i>ROBERT KIYOSAKI<br /></i></li><li><i>THOMAS MORE<br /></i></li><li><i>NANCY ASTOR<br /></i></li><li><i>FERDINAND PORSCHE<br /></i></li><li><i>MARGARET THATCHER<br /></i></li><li><i>WINSTON CHURCHILL<br /></i></li><li><i>BRUCE LEE<br /></i></li><li><i>SOPHIA LOREN<br /></i></li><li><i>MIKE TYSON<br /></i></li><li><i>MUHAMMAD ALI<br /></i></li><li><i>JOAN CRAWFORD<br /></i></li><li><i>AMELIA EARHART<br /></i></li><li><i>WILL SMITH<br /></i></li><li><i>JOHN C. MAXWELL<br /></i></li><li><i>NAPOLEON BONAPARTE<br /></i></li><li><i>CONFUCIUS<br /></i></li><li><i>SUN TZU<br /></i></li><li><i>GENGHIS KHAN<br /></i></li><li><i>GAIUS JULIUS CAESAR<br /></i></li><li><i>ANNA ELEANOR ROOSEVELT<br /></i></li><li><i>JOHN KENNEDY<br /></i></li><li><i>CONNIE PODESTA<br /></i></li><li><i>ALEXANDER THE GREAT<br /></i></li><li><i>HILLARY CLINTON<br /></i></li><li><i>JULIA CHILD<br /></i></li><li><i>LAO TZU<br /></i></li><li><i>ELIZABETH ARDEN<br /></i></li><li><i>GLORIA STEINEM<br /></i></li><li><i>HENRY FORD<br /></i></li><li><i>SALLY KRISTEN RIDE<br /></i></li></ul></p><p><br /></p><h1>Just Click on “<u>Buy now with 1-Click</u>” and Start Your Journey <u>Today</u>!<br /></h1><h4><u><i>Satisfaction is 100% GUARANTEED!<br /></i></u></h4><p><br /></p><hr><p><br /></p><p><br /></p><h4>Tags: Positive quotes, uplifting quotes, short inspirational quotes, famous quotes about life, inspirational sayings, encouraging quotes, inspirational messages, daily inspirational quotes, motivational sayings, inspirational quotes, great quotes, motivational quotes, inspirational quotes about life, motivational thoughts</h4><p><br /></p>
Deconstructing Trump: The Trump Phenomenon Through the Lens of Qu...
by Dr. Mardy Grothe

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English

Pages

304

Publication Date

September 23, 2019

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<p>If history’s greatest thinkers, writers, and political leaders were around today, what would they say about Donald Trump? Happily for us, <em>they’ve said amazing things</em> on this very subject, often in prescient and compelling ways. In the fourth century B.C., for example, Plato described Trump perfectly in his Laws:</p><p><strong>"There is simple ignorance, which is the source of lighter offenses, and double ignorance, which is accompanied by a conceit of wisdom; and he who is under the influence of the latter fancies that he knows all about matters of which he knows nothing."</strong></p><p>Is it a mere coincidence that someone writing 2,500 years ago was able to capture the essence of the current U. S. President?  Hardly.  In <em>Henry V</em> (1599), Shakespeare did it as well:</p><p><strong>"I did never know so full a voice issue from so empty a heart."</strong></p><p>And, in his 1798 Farewell Address, George Washington followed suit by saying:</p><p><strong>"Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism."</strong></p><p>In 2015, not long after Trump declared John McCain a “loser” for becoming a Vietnam War POW, quotation maven Mardy Grothe accidentally stumbled upon a 350-year-old Molière quotation that got him thinking, “Wow! That sounds a lot like Donald Trump.” Over the next several months, after finding similar Trump-illuminating quotations from past thinkers, Grothe launched a quotation-seeking, self-help effort in order to help him cope more effectively with the disturbing reality of a Trump Presidency.</p><p>That self-help project ultimately evolved into this remarkable anthology of 1,000 quotations, <em>all of which</em> were written decades—or, more typically, centuries—before Trump arrived on the political scene.  This book attempts to deconstruct The Trump Phenomenon.  It has been prepared exclusively for those who’ve been alarmed, troubled, upset, embarrassed, bewildered, disgusted, or otherwise distressed by the whole idea of Donald J. Trump as President of the United States of America.</p>

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