From the Inside Flap
Entertaining and informative, The Forbes(r) Book of Business Quotations sheds light on an amazing range of subjects, drawing wit and wisdom from every era and all corners of the globe. Included here are thoughts on the business of life from our most eminent artists, writers, business professionals, athletes, entertainers, CEOs, U.S. presidents, and others who have shaped our opinions and our world. Fully revised to feature more than 2,000 new quotes, The Forbes(r) Book of Business Quotations 90th Anniversary Edition is the ultimate reference and a must for the library of every professional and student.
From the Back Cover
Now revised and updated with thousands of new quotations, this best-selling compilation of business wit and wisdom is the ultimate desk reference for speakers, writers, CEOs, managers, and employees alike. Filled with inspiring wisdom from our greatest luminaries of every age, this desktop guide covers an astonishing range of subjectsfrom ability and attitude to youth and zeal. Among the men and women featured are: Bill Gates/Ralph Waldo Emerson/Susan Sontag/John D. Rockefeller/Ronald Reagan/Warren Buffett/ Katharine Graham/ Gay Talese/ David Geffen/ Henry Ford/ Carl Sandburg/ George Bernard Shaw/ Woodrow Wilson/ Rudolph Giuliani/ Woody Allen/ Charles Dickens/ Fran Lebowitz/ Winston Churchill/ Emily Dickinson/ W.E.B. Du Bois/ Frank Lloyd Wright/ Bob Dylan/ Thomas Edison/ Katharine Hepburn/ Albert Einstein/ C.S. Lewis/ Duke Ellington/ Oscar Wilde/ Benjamin Franklin/ Virginia Woolf/ Mark Twain/ Leonardo da Vinci/ Samuel Johnson/ Gore Vidal/ Aristotle/ Thomas Jefferson/ the Forbes men themselves...and many, many more.
About the Author
Ted Goodman is the general editor of the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals at Columbia University in New York City. He is the author of Fire! The 100 Most Devastating Fires Through the Ages and the Heroes Who Fought Them, and the editor of Writing the Rails: Train Adventures by the Worlds Best-Loved Writers.