By Ross B. Lampert
A high school buddy gave me this book a long, long time ago. Now that I’ve read it, I have to wonder why. In the spirit of its “(In Two Lines or Less)” subtitle, here are my thoughts.
Cynical: But Ambrose Bierce’s The Devil’s Dictionary did that better.
Repetitive: Go ahead and use the same quote in different chapters. No one will notice.
Egotistical: Never trust an editor who considers more of his own thoughts “brilliant” than those in all of the great religious works ever written… combined.
Repetitive: Go ahead and use nearly-identical quotes in the same chapter. No one will notice.
Disorganized: Organizing quotes like these along themes within a given chapter is a great idea. It’s just not required.
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