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Pearls of Wisdom

A Harvest of Quotations from All Ages

Author: Jerome Agel  

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"Men take more pains to mask than to mend."-Benjamin Franklin. These and other sage words in a collection of the wisest sayings and most profound insights of our history.

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"Men take more pains to mask than to mend."-Benjamin Franklin. These and other sage words in a collection of the wisest sayings and most profound insights of our history.

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Men take more pains to mask than to mend.--Benjamin Franklin. These and other sage words in a collection of the wisest sayings and most profound insights of our history.

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About the Author

Jerome Agel's more than forty major books include collaborations with Marshall McLuhan, Carl Sagan, Stanley Kubrick, Herman Kahn, and Issac Asimov. His most recent works include the nonfiction novel Deliverance in Shanghai and The U.S. Constitution for Everyone.

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He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts the great rules of life into short sentences, that may be easily impressed on the memory, and so recur habitually to the mind. -Samuel Johnson Some of those great rules of life selected from Pearls of Wisdom: If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. -Abraham Maslow You can't hold a man down without staying down with him. -Booker T. Washington Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out. -James B. Conant Even the highest towers begin from the ground.-Chinese saying Everyone prefers belief to the exercise of judgment. -Lucius Annaeus Seneca Men take more pains to mask than mend.-Benjamin Franklin Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon. -Susan Ertz.

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Product Details

Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Inc | HarperReference
Published
1st September 1987
Edition
1st
Pages
124
ISBN
9780060962005

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