A Father's Book of Wisdom

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Thomas Nelson Incorporated, Mar 1, 1991 - Self-Help - 160 pages
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"A few weeks after Dad passed away," says H. Jackson Brown, Jr., the compiler of A Father's Book of Wisdom, "we found eight shoeboxes in his closet filled with scraps of paper all covered with ideas Dad thought were profound, interesting, or merely amusing."

The result is one father's view of life and what he thought about the importance of self-reliance, commitment, love, generosity, and success. It contains 159 quotes from Socrates, Eleanor Roosevelt, Andrew Jackson, Mother Teresa, and many others covering such topics as achievement,courage, happiness, parenting, success, and values.

Quotations such as "If you're looking for a big opportunity, seek out a big problem" and "Life doesn't come with an instruction book - that's why we have fathers" communicate an upbeat, positive view of the world that will inspire and charm the reader. It is the perfect gift book for Father's Day, graduation, or any time of the year, and may even inspire you to jot down a few notes of your own.

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This has short but thought-provoking ideas that help you stay focused on the true essentials of life. While such things may be seen as trite, the fact is that basic truisms may well be trite but that ... Read full review

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A Father's Book of Wisdom is one father's view of life and what he thought about the importance of self-reliance, commitment, love, generosity, and success. It contains 159 quotes from Socrates ... Read full review

Contents

Aging
12
Attitude
16
Business
19
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Prior to becoming a full-time author, H. Jackson Brown Jr. was president and creative director of an advertising and marketing company. Since 1988 his many books have enchanted and inspired readers throughout the world. So universal in appeal, they have been translated into 33 foreign languages.

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