Keep Calm and Carry On Little Gift Book
Packed full of cheery motivational quotes, proverbs and mantras, Keep Calm and Carry On is an uplifting gift book meant to give you a boost through troubled times. Discovered on a poster created by the British Ministry of Information for British soldiers before World War II, the slogan still manages to strike a chord in our current difficult times.
Success is the ability to...more
Another good one is, "It ain't no use putting up your umbrella until it rains. - Alice Caldwell Rice
I'm glad I found this book and I'll always treasure it.
أفادني كثيرا في معرفة مصطلحات انجليزية جديدة ..
من الحكم التي أعجبتني:
happiness depends upon ourselves.
always laugh when you can it is cheap medicine.
I DIDN'T KNOW THAT!!!
Okay, this booklet is basically a collection of motivational quotes for people in business. Give it a shot, it's cool.
This booklet is packed with motivational quotes to help the reader through the "2009-***" recession (NB review written in 2009, we are in 2012 and the recession is still ongoing...).
Sources are from Mark Twain, Disraeli, GB Shaw, Russian proverbs etc.
"An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn’t happen today"
I expected a collection of even wrier material: especially because I deal on a daily basis with wry Brits, I was waiting ...more
One main criticism: Why are most of the quotes from (as far I can tell, mostly--if not all--white) men? Seriously. Why is almost every single one from a man? Whose bright idea was it to make a cute little book with a crown on the cover a sausage fest? Seriously.
My only "complaint" is that in the Happiness Section they didn't put in the quote said in the Harry Potter's books by Dumbledore "Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light."
Honestly, I liked the story behind it!
The component of this book is quotes by very well known Economists, Philosophers, and others
If you like to read quotes you will like this book.
To me, It was fair :)
I am not sure how, on a bad monday, reading a celebrity's view point on british prime minister will motivate anyone.
Also it has many valuable quotes such as :
-Work is good provided you do not forget to live.
-We make a living by what we get , but we make a life by what we give.
-Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.