8,789 Words of Wisdom by Barbara Ann Kipfer

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8,789 phrases Of Wisdom is brimming with nice suggestion, maxims, sayings and saws, proverbs, precepts and truths-8,789 of them, to be particular. flip to any spot within the booklet and there's the key to residing a happier, fitter, saner, extra effective existence. learn how to unlearn. savor the questions up to the solutions. Stretch past what's cozy. There are folksy expressions polished gentle over the years: in case you imagine you could, you could. event is the simplest instructor. rates: those that recognize do not converse, those that converse do not know (Lao-tzu). whether you are on target, you will get run over in case you simply sit down there (Will Rogers). unforeseen turns: pay attention together with your eyes. logic comes from adventure and event comes from undesirable judgment. Taken jointly it is the final resource of self-improvement.

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8,789 Words of Wisdom

8,789 phrases Of knowledge is brimming with nice recommendation, maxims, sayings and saws, proverbs, precepts and truths-8,789 of them, to be detailed. flip to any spot within the publication and there's the key to dwelling a happier, more healthy, saner, extra efficient lifestyles. learn how to unlearn. savour the questions up to the solutions.

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This book is dedicated to all those people wise enough to share their guidance and to those who have brought us those words in print and other media, especially the late Sally Kovalchick, my first editor at Workman. I would like to thank Jennifer Griffin for her terrific editing and Peter Workman for his support and for giving me the opportunity to publish this work. To my “wise guys,” Kyle Kipfer and Keir Magoulas: Thank you for the inspiration. There is no more challenging job than raising children, and for that we all need a lot of wisdom!

Maybe you will follow the guidance of an entry just for a day, or maybe you will keep following it until it becomes a habit. Some of you will add another change the next day, and then maybe another after that. And like a poem, the book will change for you over the years. What did not apply to your life at age fifteen may have great meaning for you at age fifty. This is a very personal book for me. Over the years I have been collecting my secrets to life improvement—great advice, formulas, wise words from great thinkers, maxims, and just plain common sense.

Paul is equally responsible for this collection, and I thank him for all of his contributions, his enthusiasm for this book, and his love. This book is dedicated to all those people wise enough to share their guidance and to those who have brought us those words in print and other media, especially the late Sally Kovalchick, my first editor at Workman. I would like to thank Jennifer Griffin for her terrific editing and Peter Workman for his support and for giving me the opportunity to publish this work.

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