H. Jackson Brown Jr.





H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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Date of Birth: 1940

H. Jackson Brown, Jr. is an American author best-known for his book Life's Little Instruction Book which was a New York Times bestseller. Before becoming famous as a writer, Brown acted as a creative director of an advertising agency in Nashville, Tennessee. It was simple words of wisdom gathered from other people and his own experiences that made him a best-selling author.

Brown first published A Father's Book of Wisdom, which was quickly followed by P.S. I Love You, a collection of sayings and observations from his father and mother. Both were very popular and led to Life's Little Instruction Book, which was originally written as a going-away present for his college-bound son, Adam. This book contained 511 reminders abou...more


Average rating: 4.00 · 3,357 ratings · 265 reviews · 49 distinct works · Similar authors
Life's Little Instruction B...
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 1,837 ratings — published 1991 — 26 editions
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Complete Lifes Little Instr...
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 403 ratings — published 1997 — 9 editions
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إرشادات الحياة القصيرة
3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 214 ratings2 editions
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P.S. I Love You
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 175 ratings — published 1990 — 9 editions
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Life's Little Instruction B...
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 171 ratings — published 1900 — 14 editions
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Live and Learn and Pass It ...
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 121 ratings — published 1991 — 9 editions
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Highlighted in Yellow: A Sh...
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4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 84 ratings — published 2001 — 4 editions
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The Complete Live and Learn...
4.41 of 5 stars 4.41 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 1991 — 9 editions
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A Father's Book of Wisdom
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 1989 — 8 editions
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The Little Book of Christma...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 1994 — 5 editions
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“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
H. Jackson Brown Jr., P.S. I Love You

“Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.”
H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something and has lost something.”
H. Jackson Brown Jr.



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