TITLE

THOUGHTS ON THE BUSINESS OF LIFE

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;6/18/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 11, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Quotation
ABSTRACT
The article presents quotes from notable people about the business of life. Mae West stresses that personality is like the glitter that sends little gleam across the footlights. Romain Roland makes a statement on the character of a great man. Social writer Eric Hoffer notes that people who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them.
ACCESSION #
25524677

 

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