By Barbara Ann Kipfer

8,789 phrases Of knowledge is brimming with nice suggestion, maxims, sayings and saws, proverbs, precepts and truths-8,789 of them, to be designated. flip to any spot within the publication and there's the key to dwelling a happier, more healthy, saner, extra efficient lifestyles. discover ways to unlearn. enjoy the questions up to the solutions. Stretch past what's cozy. There are folksy expressions polished tender through the years: should you imagine you could, you could. event is the simplest instructor. fees: those that understand do not communicate, those that converse do not know (Lao-tzu). whether you are heading in the right direction, you will get run over in case you simply take a seat there (Will Rogers). unforeseen turns: pay attention along with your eyes. common sense comes from adventure and event comes from undesirable judgment. Taken jointly it is the final resource of self-improvement.

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What did not apply to your life at age fifteen may have great meaning for you at age fifty. This is a very personal book for me. Over the years I have been collecting my secrets to life improvement—great advice, formulas, wise words from great thinkers, maxims, and just plain common sense. Some of the lines are quotes, and I have tried to attribute all of them. However, as this is a collection gathered over a lifetime, many are paraphrases. I am grateful to the wise and witty contributors, from Will Shakespeare to Will Rogers.

Some of you will add another change the next day, and then maybe another after that. And like a poem, the book will change for you over the years. What did not apply to your life at age fifteen may have great meaning for you at age fifty. This is a very personal book for me. Over the years I have been collecting my secrets to life improvement—great advice, formulas, wise words from great thinkers, maxims, and just plain common sense. Some of the lines are quotes, and I have tried to attribute all of them.

Maybe you will follow the guidance of an entry just for a day, or maybe you will keep following it until it becomes a habit. Some of you will add another change the next day, and then maybe another after that. And like a poem, the book will change for you over the years. What did not apply to your life at age fifteen may have great meaning for you at age fifty. This is a very personal book for me. Over the years I have been collecting my secrets to life improvement—great advice, formulas, wise words from great thinkers, maxims, and just plain common sense.

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