Most Brilliant Thoughts
You don't have to be a genius to sound like one. Here's a collection of the most profound and provocative wit and wisdom in the English language in two lines or less. Edited by entrepreneur John M. Shanahan, who created the wildly successful Hooked on Phonics program, this wonderful book presents the best that has been thought and said on every imaginable topic.
Classified by such themes atopic.Classified ...more
This guy included his own "brilliant thoughts" , which include these nonsensical gems:
"If you don't bring Paris with you, you wont find it there."
"Reality is the other person's idea of how things should be."
"There are three important steps in a mans life: birth, marriage, and death ... but not necessarily in that order."
1 star. But also 10/10 would recommend.
Just a tip: if you're writing a book called "The Most Brilliant Thoughts of All Time," you probably shouldn't quote yourself, and you really shouldn't quote yourself twelve times, but if you're going to quote yourself tw ...more
Cynical: But Ambrose Bierce’s The Devil’s Dictionary did that better.
Repetitive: Go ahead and use the same quote in different chapters. No one will notice.
Egotistical: Never trust an editor who considers more of his own thoughts “brilliant” than those in all of the great religious works ...more
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are some else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Moderation is the last refuge for the unimaginative.
That all men are equal is a proposition to which, at ordinary times, no sane individual has ever given his assent.
Endurance is frequently a form of indecision.
Princess Elizabeth Bibesco
A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world: everyone ...more
Quote: Philosophy....a road with many routes that lead from nowhere to nothing....
that say it all.