A Word from the Wise: All the Witty Wisdom You'll Ever Need in One Lifetime from Those Who've Already Been There

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'A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees,' as William Blake so aptly put it. What he probably meant, being a publisher and a printer himself, was that the wise man cuts down the tree and turns the resultant paper into a one-size-fits-all book packed with the sagest advice, quips and quotations from some of the wisest and funniest people whose counsel you could ever wish to hear. A Word from the Wise is a one-stop shop with over 6,000 quotes. It's a vast resource, but every one is a gem, from such knowledgeable souls as Hunter S Thompson, The Talmud, Dorothy Parker, and Daffy Duck. With each quote handily placed within every possible category you could think of, and with more quotes in every genre than anywhere else, A Word From the Wise is a must for anyone who thinks they could do with knowing a little bit or a lot more. 'A quotation at the right moment is like bread in a famine.' - The Talmud. 'Imagination is more important than knowledge.' - Albert Einstein. 'If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.' - John Paul Getty. 'Violence is the repartee of the illiterate.' - George Bernard Shaw. 'Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition.' - Timothy Leary. 'A narcissist is someone better-looking than you are.' - Gore Vidal.