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The Best Advice Ever Given: Life Lessons for Success in the Real World

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In need of a bit of good advice? Well here is the best advice ever recorded--a compendium of personal tips, traditional proverbs, and clever observations from the literary, political, and entertainment world. The Best Advice Ever Given covers such diverse topics as life, love, success, forgiveness, friendship, character, health, and many more, including:

* Good advice is something a man gives when he is too old to set a bad example.--Francois de La Rochefoucauld

* The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.--Ben Stein

* Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Mom's. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own.--Nelson Algren

* When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.--Ernest Hemingway

* Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.--Oscar Wilde

* The secret of business is to know something nobody else knows.--Aristotle Onassis

* In baiting a mousetrap with cheese, be sure to leave room for the mouse.--H. H. Munro (Saki)

* Keep cool; anger is not an argument.--Daniel Webster

* Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time and annoys the pig.--Source Unknown

* Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.--John F. Kennedy

* If someone offers you a breath mint, accept it.--H. Jackson Brown

* In the fight between you and the world, back the world.--Franz Kafka

Synopsis:

The best advice ever recorded--a compendium of personal tips, traditional proverbs, and clever observations from the literary, political, and entertainment world--covers such diverse topics as life, love, success, forgiveness, friendship, character, health, and more.

Synopsis:

A collection of commonsense wisdom and wise advice.

Synopsis:

In need of a bit of good advice?
 
With so many decisions to make in the areas of love and relationships, education and professional endeavors, success and personal happiness, it's no wonder that most of us seek good advice from the fount of collective human wisdom at one time or another. Here in one helpful compendium is the best advice ever recorded: a collection of personal tips, traditional proverbs, and clever observations - some gently inspiring and some profoundly life-changing - from the sages of the literary, political, spiritual, and psychological realms, including:
 
"Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who take the bus with you when the limo breaks down."
--Oprah Winfrey
 
"Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a placed called Mom's. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own."
--Nelson Algren
 
"Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth."
-- Erma Bombeck
 
"Always forgive your enemies: nothing annoys them so much."
-- Oscar Wilde
 
 

Synopsis:

With so many decisions to make in the areas of love and relationships, education and professional endeavors, success and personal happiness, its no wonder that most of us seek good advice from the fount of collective human wisdom at one time or another. Here in one helpful compendium is the best advice ever recorded: a collection of personal tips, traditional proverbs, and clever observations—some gently inspiring and some profoundly life-changing—from the sages of the literary, political, spiritual, and psychological realms including:

 

"Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough."
--Oprah Winfrey
 
"When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen."
--Ernest Hemingway
 
"The secret of business is to know something nobody else knows."
--Aristotle Onassis
 
"For marriage to be a success, every woman and every man should have her and his own bathroom. The end."
--Catherine Zeta-Jones
 
"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."
--John F. Kennedy
 
"In the fight between you and the world, back the world."
--Franz Kafka

About the Author

Steven D. Price is the author of twenty-five books, including The Quotable Horse Lover; 1001 Insults, Put-Downs, and Comebacks; 1001 Dumbest Things Ever Said; and 1001 Smartest Things Ever Said. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781599210841
Author:
Price, Steven D
Publisher:
Lyons Press
Editor:
Price, Steven D.
Author:
Price, Steven D.
Subject:
Personal & Practical Guides
Subject:
Personal Growth - Success
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
General Reference
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
1001
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
6.88 x 5.88 in

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"Synopsis" by , The best advice ever recorded--a compendium of personal tips, traditional proverbs, and clever observations from the literary, political, and entertainment world--covers such diverse topics as life, love, success, forgiveness, friendship, character, health, and more.
"Synopsis" by ,
A collection of commonsense wisdom and wise advice.

"Synopsis" by ,
In need of a bit of good advice?
 
With so many decisions to make in the areas of love and relationships, education and professional endeavors, success and personal happiness, it's no wonder that most of us seek good advice from the fount of collective human wisdom at one time or another. Here in one helpful compendium is the best advice ever recorded: a collection of personal tips, traditional proverbs, and clever observations - some gently inspiring and some profoundly life-changing - from the sages of the literary, political, spiritual, and psychological realms, including:
 
"Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who take the bus with you when the limo breaks down."
--Oprah Winfrey
 
"Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a placed called Mom's. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own."
--Nelson Algren
 
"Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth."
-- Erma Bombeck
 
"Always forgive your enemies: nothing annoys them so much."
-- Oscar Wilde
 
 
"Synopsis" by ,
With so many decisions to make in the areas of love and relationships, education and professional endeavors, success and personal happiness, its no wonder that most of us seek good advice from the fount of collective human wisdom at one time or another. Here in one helpful compendium is the best advice ever recorded: a collection of personal tips, traditional proverbs, and clever observations—some gently inspiring and some profoundly life-changing—from the sages of the literary, political, spiritual, and psychological realms including:

 

"Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough."
--Oprah Winfrey
 
"When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen."
--Ernest Hemingway
 
"The secret of business is to know something nobody else knows."
--Aristotle Onassis
 
"For marriage to be a success, every woman and every man should have her and his own bathroom. The end."
--Catherine Zeta-Jones
 
"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names."
--John F. Kennedy
 
"In the fight between you and the world, back the world."
--Franz Kafka

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