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These wise, weighty, and witty words on the world of business, drawn from 80 years of Forbes Magazine's "Thoughts on the Business of Life" feature pages, include insights and advice from everyone from Shakespeare to Bill Gates.
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Now revised and updated with thousands of new quotations, this best-selling compilation of business wit and wisdom is the ultimate desk reference for speakers, writers, CEOs, managers, and employees alike. Filled with inspiring wisdom from our greatest luminaries of every age, this desktop guide covers an astonishing range of subjects—from ability and attitude to youth and zeal. Among the men and women featured are:
Bill Gates/Ralph Waldo Emerson/Susan Sontag/John D. Rockefeller/Ronald Reagan/Warren Buffett/ Katharine Graham/ Gay Talese/ David Geffen/ Henry Ford/ Carl Sandburg/ George Bernard Shaw/ Woodrow Wilson/ Rudolph Giuliani/ Woody Allen/ Charles Dickens/ Fran Lebowitz/ Winston Churchill/ Emily Dickinson/ W.E.B. Du Bois/ Frank Lloyd Wright/ Bob Dylan/ Thomas Edison/ Katharine Hepburn/ Albert Einstein/ C.S. Lewis/ Duke Ellington/ Oscar Wilde/ Benjamin Franklin/ Virginia Woolf/ Mark Twain/ Leonardo da Vinci/ Samuel Johnson/ Gore Vidal/ Aristotle/ Thomas Jefferson/ the Forbes men themselves...and many, many more.
Ted Goodman is the general editor of the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals at Columbia University in New York City. He is the author of Fire! The 100 Most Devastating Fires Through the Ages and the Heroes Who Fought Them, and the editor of Writing the Rails: Train Adventures by the World's Best-Loved Writers.
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Book Description 1997. Softcover. Condition: New. 992 CODE: NEWSELF3402 ISBN: 9781579124847 TITLE: The Forbes Book of Business Quatation (PB) AUTHOR: GoodmanMaybe Old Book maybe old book Language: English. Seller Inventory # SF9781579124847
Book Description Black Dog & Leventhal, 2005. Condition: Brand New. New. Seller Inventory # A74092
Book Description Brand: Black Dog n Leventhal Publishers, 2005. Paperback. Condition: BRAND NEW. Seller Inventory # 1579124844_abe_bn