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A Treasury of Business Quotations
     

A Treasury of Business Quotations

by Michael C. Thomsett
 

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Presidents and prime ministers do it. So does every mover and shaker and CEO. The best speech writers and speech makers know that the way to make policy, make a point, and make it stick is to call on the wit and wisdom of the ages. Now, here are over 1,500 surefire ways to spice up your speech, make your memo more memorable, and hit your target audience right between

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Presidents and prime ministers do it. So does every mover and shaker and CEO. The best speech writers and speech makers know that the way to make policy, make a point, and make it stick is to call on the wit and wisdom of the ages. Now, here are over 1,500 surefire ways to spice up your speech, make your memo more memorable, and hit your target audience right between the eyes.
ON ACTION
"Everywhere in life the true question is, not what we have gained, but what we do." — Thomas Carlyle
ON GOALS
"There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart's desire. The other is to get it."
— George Bernard Shaw
ON PLANNING
"If you do not think about the future, you cannot have one." — John Galsworthy

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Some 2,000 pronouncements from business leaders, philosophers, great women and men of history, and literary figures. Each entry is documented by source and publication date, and can be accessed by subject, by author, and by key word or phrase. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Wilson Library Bulletin
the source of choice
ARBA
useful addition to any library
American Libraries
"approximately 2,000 quotations.... Quotes can be located through the 117 subjects (from Ability to Work)"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780345373991
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/13/1991
Edition description:
REPRINT
Product dimensions:
4.17(w) x 6.87(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

Michael C. Thomsett is the author, coauthor or compiler of many books including topical dictionaries, collections of quotations and history books. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

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