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Classic Wisdom for the Professional Life by Bryan Curtis

Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Peeps...
Still remember this book?
The one I received from Booksneeze.

DSC00290-1.jpg picture by Kawaiirol

I love this book very much.
Reason simply that all the quotes inside this book were very inspirational one.
After I go through each quotes in this book, I do realized a lots of thing and certainly something that I've not realized that it's actually happening on me.

Guess most of you already know that I've graduated from Diploma in Tourism Management and currently working as Account Assistant in a company now. :)
I've been complaining about my workload and yes I do found that the more I complaint, the more I'm not happy with this work.
Somehow I don't like to work in this field yet I know I'm kind of into this job slowly as now its almost half years already working in this field. :)

Let me share some of those quotes that inspired me the most. :)

 Conan O'Brien

"Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen. "


Oprah Winfrey


The essential question is not, "How busy are you?" but "What are you busy at?" "Are you doing what fulfills you?"


Bruce Jenner


" I learned that the only way you're going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you're a musician, a writer, an athlete, or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you'll win. If you don't, you won't. "


Simon Cowell


" Harshness to me is giving somebody false hopes and not following through. That's harsh. Telling some guy or some girl who've got zero talent that they have zero talent actually is a kindness. "


Dolly Parton


" We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. "


Sun Tzu


" Opportunities multiply as they are seized. "


Katie Couric


" Know and accept your own strengths and weaknesses. "


Reese Witherspoon


" It's important to scare yourself, to do things you don't think you're capable of doing. "


Christabel Pankhurst


" Ability is sexless. "


The one which appears to be the greatest one is this one.
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" Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it's not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. It's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to preservere. "

- Barack Obama -

From the above, you can see that this book contains various types of great and successful people in the world.
I actually made some bookmarks from those quotes. :)
I gave it to colleagues and some of my friends and of course for myself too.
I would like to share this great book with you so...
Now, I am giving this good book to who be the First Commenter in this post.
32 comments on "Classic Wisdom for the Professional Life by Bryan Curtis"
  1. wow, today i'm the first!! so long never become FC in your blog already, heehee~~ :p

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  2. nice quotes!! sometime i love reading all these inspirational quotes, and those motivational quotes, i does help us to think more positively towards life.. :)

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  3. it's great that you've got this book from someone..
    ooopsss, wait!!! did i see it right?? you'll give this book to the FC?? oh gawd, can't believe it~~ :D

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  4. Aiyoh I missed FC and hence the book! :( Nvm, you give me the bookmark can dy lar :P

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  5. hahahaha!! yes SK. am giving it to my FC for this one. so, u going to get it. =d

    mailing address please? lol

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  6. Accounting sucks.. so maybe Tourism should be more FUN :D

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  7. wow...free book...so nice of u
    wei, u dun look like a girl who love reading books lah...suprise me lah
    anyway, i am not a book reader...i will sleep...if car magazine , then i am alert and interested

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  8. LOL! i used to hate accounting but now kinda ok la. :) haha! u oso wan bookmark not? :p

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  9. walao weh!! then im look like what kind of girl ah?? LOL! i love reading books one la k. haha! u? sure not book reader la! very obvious one! mwahahaha!

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  10. I like the 1st one - Conan O'Brien's. I never wanted to be a teacher...but I think I had an amazing career.

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  11. Dreams will comes true, If you believe and have faith in it.
    Work hard for it, be patient, and something better than you expect will happen.

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  12. 'Sleep when I am sleepy, eat when hungry, don't be a hungry horse.' by Naomi

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  13. Thks for sharing the motivating quotes......good head start for my day 2moro...LOL!

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  14. Sounds like a super awesome good book to me. :)

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  15. wei...how r u today?

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  16. harr?? u never wanted to be a teacher one ah? now then i know! lol

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  17. hahaha! dnt worry i will apply this for sure! =D

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  18. Ravishing PeacockJune 16, 2010 at 8:36 PM

    all the quotes are really meaningful..how could i missed to be the 1st to coment :(

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  19. Each quotes have its own meaning,
    Each quotes brings different meaning to each person.
    Some quotes is useful for some people,
    Some quotes is not useless to some people.
    Find the quotes you like the most,
    Find the quotes that you need the most.
    Be inspired by the quotes you like the most,
    Be touched by the quotes you love the most.

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  20. hahahahaha!! u want me to list this "quote" or not? x mau kalah is it? LOL

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  21. oh hi thr! =D its okie la. hehe who know there will be next time? :) Thanx for dropping by.

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  22. list it up lah if you want
    :P
    hahahaha

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  23. for your information,
    I am really sot 1 mar.
    lol

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  24. lol sorry now then i know. haha 1st time got ppl admit own self sot 1.

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