Pearls of Wisdom: A Harvest of Quotations from All Ages

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"Men take more pains to mask than to mend."—Benjamin Franklin. These and other sage words in a collection of the wisest sayings and most profound insights of our history.

A collection of the wisest sayings and most profound insights of our history.

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Overview

"Men take more pains to mask than to mend."—Benjamin Franklin. These and other sage words in a collection of the wisest sayings and most profound insights of our history.

A collection of the wisest sayings and most profound insights of our history.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780060962005
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/28/1987
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 930,329
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 7.12 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Meet the Author

Jerome Agel's more than forty major books include collaborations with Marshall McLuhan, Carl Sagan, Stanley Kubrick, Herman Kahn, and Issac Asimov. His most recent works include the nonfiction novel Deliverance in Shanghai and The U.S. Constitution for Everyone.

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The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.

Paul Valery

Let us endeavor so to live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.

Mark Twain

To speak of "mere words" is much like speaking of "mere dynamite."

C. J. Ducasse

A man's real worth is determined by what he does when he has nothing to do.

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The excellent is new for ever.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Pearls of Wisdom. Copyright © by Jerome Agel. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. Available now wherever books are sold.
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