In our current state of economic misery and political distrust, surely there is a limit to just how much keeping calm and carrying on one might be expected to undertake. You may very well find that getting frustrated and enraged might be the only way to get things changed around here. To help you achieve a new state of mild motivation, Screw Calm and Get Angry brings together several centuries of embattled and embittered epithets. It would seem that across the world and across the centuries, there is plenty of evidence to suggest you're not alone in bemoaning the way the odds are stacked: * On Politics: "The word 'politics' is derived from the word 'poly,' meaning 'many,' and the word 'ticks...
"It matters not who you love . . . or how you love, it matters only that you love."—John Lennon Every kind of love is glorious and deserves to be celebrated. This joyful little book takes pride in love's greatness, in all its various guises.
"In victory, you deserve champagne; in defeat, you need it," stated Napoleon Bonaparte. Inspired by the iconic World War II poster "Keep Calm and Carry On," Keep Calm and Drink Up is a gentle riff on the classic British war campaign. The original slogan inspired a stiff upper lip and optimistic energy, but Keep Calm and Drink Up proves that in the long run, it's a stiff drink and flowing spirits that really motivate the masses. Keep Calm and Drink Up features more than 100 proverbs and mantras from the likes of James Joyce, Ernest Hemingway, Rumi, Dave Barry, and Garrison Keillor, including: * "There comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne." --Bette Davis * "I know the truth is in between the first and fortieth drink." --Tori Amos * "Twenty-four hours in a day, twenty-four beers in a case. Coincidence?" --Stephen Wright * "Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar and fat." --Alex Levine
Angels have always been among us. They bring hope and comfort to those in despair. They watch over us and, with a gentle guiding touch, show us the way. Of Angels collects not only some of the world's best-loved images of angels but also some of the most insightful, beautiful, and luminous writing on this lightest of subjects.
She continues to captivate fans. Now Andrews & McMeel brings readers the story behind the glitter, the glamour and the rumors about Marilyn Monroe. Perfect for gift-giving or collecting, this small-scale volume represents the same attention to detail as high-quality full-size books. Color.
Packed full of cheery motivational quotes, proverbs and mantras, Keep Calm and Carry On is an uplifting gift book meant to give you a boost through troubled times. Discovered on a poster created by the British Ministry of Information for British soldiers before World War II, the slogan still manages to strike a chord in our current difficult times. "Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm." --Winston Churchill "Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant." --Robert Louis Stevenson "It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose your own." --Harry S. Truman
Features prose, verse, and quotations on gardens and gardening by Robert Louis Stevenson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Katherine Mansfield, Edmund Spenser, Lord Byron, Celia Thaxter, Gertrude Jekyll, and others
Remind a special someone in your life just how wonderful they are with this colorful little pick-me-up packed with uplifting quotes, journal pages, and down-to-earth advice. The perfect way to say YOU ARE AMAZING!