Wit and Wisdom From the World's Greatest Minds.
Wit and Wisdom Series
- Paperback: 440 pages
- Publisher: BookCollaborative.com; Revised & updat edition (October 29, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0982253877
- ISBN-13: 978-0982253878
QUOTATIONS FROM THE FUNNIEST,BRIGHTEST, MOST INSIGHTFUL MINDS OF ALL TIMES
22 chapters of human nature at its funniest. Spend 10 minutes or 2 hours and you will be enlightened and delighted. The more times change the more man's nature remains the same.
The book is the culmination of several years of extensive compiling and research into the wisdom of over 350 of some of history's most insightful people. Wheler's detailed work includes 22 simultaneously illuminating and entertaining chapters. Each chapter fuses humor, wit, wisdom, history and criticism into its pages of interwoven quotations. Controversial topics have not been avoided, as Wheler addresses religion, politics and society all through the informative lens of some of history's greatest minds. "SNAPPY SAYINGS: wit & wisdom from the world's greatest minds" strives to examine a vast variety of topics through its quotes, and does so in a way that few books of its kind have ever achieved. Chapter topics in the book range from Money, Work, Education and The Professions to Sports, The Arts, Politicians and Democracy. Human beings are examined in keen detail with chapters covering Sex, Love, Marriage, Women, Man, Religion and Human Nature, to name a few. Each chapter seamlessly dives into numerous sub-topics, covering such a wide variety of content as acting, entrepreneurship, medicine, alimony, golf and boxing. Additionally, the book contains an extensive section of biographies with brief, but highly informative, background information on some of the great minds behind this fantastic collection of insightful quotes. Notable thought-provoking and potentially controversial quotes from the book include the following: You can't say civilization don't advance...in every war they kill you in a new way. -Will Rogers The first clergyman was the first rascal who met the first fool. -Voltaire Politicians are interested in people. Not that this is always a virtue. Fleas are interested in dog. -P.J. O' Rourke
and President of BookCollaborative.com
BRADFORD G. WHELER is the former CEO, President and Co-owner of Allan Electric Company. He sold Allan Electric to a New York Stock Exchange listed company. After staying on as President during the transition, Brad retired.
Brad's lifelong love of history, art, books, and the inherent humor in man's nature led to the founding of BookCollaborative.com and the authoring and publishing of Inca's Death Cave as well as GOLF SAYINGS: wit & wisdom of a good walk spoiled, "CAT SAYINGS: wit & wisdom from the whiskered ones, HORSE SAYINGS: wit & wisdom straight from the horse's mouth, DOG SAYINGS: wit & wisdom from man's best friend, and SNAPPY SAYINGS: wit & wisdom from the world's greatest minds.
His community involvements include being a Trustee of Community General Hospital in Hamilton, NY, and chairing their Finance Committee. He is the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Cazenovia College, and former Chairman and member of the Board of Directors and Alumni Association and President of the Sigma Phi Society at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. He is also a former member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Cazenovia Area Chamber of Commerce and several other boards.
Brad played polo on the Cornell University men's polo team for four years and was a member of the Cazenovia Polo Club. In 2012 he was inducted into the Manlius Pebble Hill Athletic Hall of Fame.
He holds a BS and ME in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY as well as an MBA degree from Fordham University in New York, NY.
Brad, his wife, Julie, and their golden retriever Quincy live in Cazenovia, NY and Fort Pierce, FL.
I found this book was so much fun to read and it will definitely be a keeper to read and re-read. I didn't find any boring sayings. You will find that most of the SNAPPY SAYINGS will find you smiling and laughing. I believe it will appeal to all ages and people that have different levels of humor.
I've showed it to several people I know and I almost lost it. They didn't want to let go of it.
The author wrote a wonderful collection of quips and quotes that have come from brilliant minds throughout time. Hundreds and hundreds of years ago to this modern age. This is not only an interesting book, but such a form of humorous entertainment. This is one of those books you can look through when you're looking for something "snappy". It will make you smile when you are down and nothing can take the place of that.
A wonderful book for everyone.
I was given a complimentary copy of SNAPPY SAYINGS from the author, Bradford Wheler and Bostick Communications for my view of the book. No other compensation took place.
I would give this book a SOLID 5 STARS.