"Don't Forget to Sing in the Lifeboats": Uncommon Wisdom for Uncommon Times

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"The first rule of holes: when you're in one, stop digging." —Molly Ivins, Writer

"Some days you're a bug. Some days you're a windshield." —Price Cobb, Race Car Driver

"In times like these it is good to remember there have always been times like these." —Paul Harvey, Radio Broadcaster

When life hands you lemons, it’s inspiring to hear from people who've made (and drunk) the lemonade. People who've been there, ...

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Overview

"The first rule of holes: when you're in one, stop digging." —Molly Ivins, Writer

"Some days you're a bug. Some days you're a windshield." —Price Cobb, Race Car Driver

"In times like these it is good to remember there have always been times like these." —Paul Harvey, Radio Broadcaster

When life hands you lemons, it’s inspiring to hear from people who've made (and drunk) the lemonade. People who've been there, done that, and lived to tell the tale. Who've graduated from the school of hard knocks and never lost their sense of humor. People like Mark Twain, Warren Buffett, Marlene Dietrich, Natalie Goldberg, Amarillo Slim, Fran Lebowitz, Michael Jordan. People who know, as the writer Sherry Hochman puts it, that "Every day is a gift—even if it sucks."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761155256
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/20/2009
  • Pages: 389
  • Sales rank: 152,953
  • Product dimensions: 4.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Kathryn and Ross Petras, sister and brother, are great curators of quotes whose calendar, The 365 Stupidest Things Ever Said, has sold over 4.6 million copies. Kathryn Petras lives in Seattle.

Ross and Kathryn Petras, sister and brother, are great curators of quotes whose calendar, The 365 Stupidest Things Ever Said, has sold over 4.6 million copies. Ross Petras lives in Toronto.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2012

    Must read

    Very good quote books. When ever I have had an off day i grab this book and read a few of my faviorte quotes and helps turn my day around

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  • Posted November 1, 2011

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    Great girt.

    Common sense advice in these uncommon times. A really good read.

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