Sample Quotes
  • The more virtuous any man is, the less easily does he suspect others to be vicious. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. - Epictetus (55-135 AD) Greek Philosopher
  • Do what you can where you are with what you've got. - Theodore Roosevelt
  • The past cannot be changed. The future is still in your power. - Hugh Lawson White
  • It is never too late to be what you might have been. - George Eliot
  • Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him. - Romain Gary
  • Find a purpose in life so big it will challenge every capacity to be at your best. - David O. McKay
  • I have simply tried to do what seemed best each day, as each day came. - Abraham Lincoln
  • What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable. - Christopher Reeve
Life Changing Advice
from People You Should Know

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About The Book

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get the advice you really needed from people who had something important to say? Ranging from ancient Chinese philosophers to modern American movie stars, Life Changing Advice From People You Should Know, by John F Groom, covers a remarkably wide range of people with diverse accomplishments, backgrounds and points of view – but all bringing surprising facts and valuable life lessons. Each of the 75 chapters begins with a quote that can be applied to your life, followed by a 1-2 page biography of the person behind the quote, highlighting that person’s accomplishments, background, and the obstacles they overcame.

About The Author

John F. Groom

John Groom has written about a wide variety of topics for Internet sites and print publications. His essays have been published in The Washington Post, Builder Magazine, Montgomery Sentinel, Philanthropy, Export Today, and elsewhere.

In a feature article about Positive Press, Reuters news service says, “Groom chooses bounce back stories, stories of quiet heroism.”

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The Living Sanely Series

“Life Changing Advice from People You Should Know” is the second book in the Living Sanely series. For more information about the first book in this series, Living Sanely In An Insane World: Philosophy for Real People , click here