A veritable "best of" Bartlett's, BARTLETT'S WORDS TO LIVE BY collects the most thoughtful, inspiring, and wise quotes into one gorgeous volume, organized thematically to give advice on all aspects of life--perfect as a graduation or holiday gift
BARTLETT'S WORDS TO LIVE BY comprises the most inspiring and timeless quotes of BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS into a beautiful gift package. Organized into 28 chapters on themes such as Adversity, Charity, Faith, Nature, Peace, Progress, Truth, Virtue, and Aging, BARTLETT'S WORDS TO LIVE BY is a treasure trove of inspiration. Things like: On Work: A good mind possesses a kingdom - Seneca, On Courage: I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions - Lillian Hellman: on Love: For God sake hold your tongue and let me love - John Donne: On Poverty: Till you feed us, right and wrong can wait - Bertolt Brecht: On Time: Lost time is never found again - Benjamin Franklin and on Wisdom: It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate hings - Thoreau. Perfect for the graduate looking for specific advice or inspiration or for the casual browser looking to glean wisdom at a glance, WORDS TO LIVE BY will delight readers of all backgrounds and futures with its pithy, honest, and inspiring take on life, death and everything in between.