1001 Smartest Things Ever Said


Series: 1001

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In this witty collection you will find quotations grouped in categories that reflect the range of human existence, hopes, and achievement:

Life and Death (And Some of What Happens in Between)
“Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.”
—James Thurber

Love and Friendship
“The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing.”
—Blaise Pascal

Success and Ways to Achieve It
“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.”—Sir Winston Churchill

The Life of the Mind
“Don't talk unless you can improve the silence.”
—Jorge Luis Borges

Politics and Politicians, Government and Statesmen
“Nothing in life is certain except death and taxes.”
—Benjamin Franklin

Proverbial Wisdom
“Joy shared is twice the joy. Sorrow shared is half the sorrow.”
—Swedish proverb
  • Lyons Press; April 2005
  • ISBN: 9781599216652
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  • Title: 1001 Smartest Things Ever Said
  • Series: 1001
  • Author: Steven Price (ed.)
  • Imprint: Lyons Press
Subject categories
  • 9781592287888
  • 9781599216652

In The Press

"This is a book full of smart things that I'm sure I'll keep handy in the coming months and years."
--Tavis Smiley, National Public Radio

About The Author

Steven D. Price, a consulting editor of The Lyons Press, is the author of more than twenty-three books, including 1001 Dumbest Things Ever Said, The Quotable Horse Lover, The Ultimate Fishing Guide, and Old As the Hills: The Story of Bluegrass Music. A resident of New York City, he is a keen observer of human achievement and folly.