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Wisdom for Graduates: Words to the Wise from the Even Wiser

by Alison Bing
     
 

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You've got the diploma and the cool square hat, now all you need to show off your newfound knowledge is to spout pearls of wisdom from some of the world's most distinguished thinkers. Wisdom for Graduates contains the life lessons that graduates are generally expected to know, plus a few profound insights for added flair. With Wisdom for Graduates at

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You've got the diploma and the cool square hat, now all you need to show off your newfound knowledge is to spout pearls of wisdom from some of the world's most distinguished thinkers. Wisdom for Graduates contains the life lessons that graduates are generally expected to know, plus a few profound insights for added flair. With Wisdom for Graduates at your fingertipes, you can:

  • Give your elders renewed faith in today's youth
  • Demonstrate to potential employers a wisdom beyond your years
  • Earn yourself dinner party invitations for your way with witticisms
Find the appropriate astute comment--be it learning, dreams, planning, effort, achievement, friendship, or transition--and you're on your way.

"If you follow your bliss, doors will open for you that wouldn't have opened for anyone else." --Joseph Campbell, writer

"To think is easy. To act is hard. But the hardest thing in the world is to act in accordance with your thinking." --Johanna Wolfgag von Goethe, writer

"Nothing contributes so much to tranquilizing the mind as a steady purpose --a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye." --Mary Shelley, writer

"It is not always by plugging away at a difficulty and sticking to it that one overcomes it; often it is by working on the one next to it. Some things have to be approached obliquely, at an angle." --Andre Gide, writer

"You got to be careful if you don't know where you're going, because you might not get there." --Yogi Berra, sports figure

"Make voyages. Attempt them. There's nothing else." --Tennessee Williams, playwright

"Not all who wander are lost." J.R.R. Tolkien, writer

"Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone."--
Pablo Picasso

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760792704
Publisher:
Fall River Press
Publication date:
04/12/2007
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.70(d)

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