1001 Quotes To Inspire You Before You Die presents multicultural aphorisms, adages, and axioms from numerous brilliant minds over the past 7,000 years. Also, it will impress your friends and family - they will admire how you sound so cultured. This book takes familiar quotations from around the world and contextualizes and analyzes them. It covers the whole span of recorded history, from Confucius- whose 'I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.' encapsulates modern distinctions between teaching styles-to Donald Rumsfeld's remark about 'known unknowns' and 'unknown unknowns,' which raises important and interesting questions of cognition and risk.
Jean Cocteau 'The worst tradegy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood'.

ISBN: 9781743367582
Author: Arp(ed)
Publication date: 01/10/2016
Format: Hardback
Pages: 960
Dimension: 208mm X 138mm