"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
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another." --G. K. Chesterton Good teachers cost a lot, but poor teachers cost more." --Evan Esa This compact compendium honors our nation's 6.2 million educators by collecting more than 150 jokes, quotes, and anecdotes in honor of those who educate. With this little book, students and parents can show their appreciation for these special people in their lives.
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...
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.
In times of trouble and times of joy, the importance of prayer cannot be overstated; whether to ask for guidance in our own lives, as an appeal for help, or simply to give thanks. This inspirational little book is packed with quotations and prayers to help you keep calm on every step of life's journey.