Wowisms: Words of Wisdom for Dreamers and Doers
Ron Rubin & Stuart Avery Gold
Newmarket, 2003 (2003)
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Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
collect quotation books, which have the same appeal to me as poetry - distilled words of wisdom.
is a little book of quotations that stands out in several areas. It's aimed at '
Dreamers and Doers
'. It's a selection from the authors' best-selling
. And each of the lovely black and white drawings interspersed among the quotes made me say '
opens with Buddha's excellent advice to '
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
' The quotes that follow are all about daring to live your dreams, as in these favorites of mine ... '
Wed being and doing
Change is the elixir of life
', and '
Stop waiting for permission. You were born with the permission to be yourself.
are a bit cumbersome in length, they're all worthy of consideration, giving much nutritious food for thought. If you know anyone with a dream, or about to embark on a new venture, give them this small book to launch it in the right frame of mind - and don't forget to read it yourself!
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