Quote the 1001 Smartest Things Ever Said

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If your brain isn’t quite going yet today, you can always fill it up with smart things other people have said. It’s almost the same as thinking. Conversely, you can go with the 1001 Dumbest Things Ever Said. Either way, it’s quick reading.


1001 Smartest Things Ever Said by Steven D. Price. Amazon for $6.15. 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

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