This is a selection of the very best and most psychologically acute quotations from The School of Life, covering such large and diverse topics as relationships, regret, anxiety, work, friends, family, travel and, not least, the meaning of life. Some of these quotations elicit an immediate nod of recognition, others leave us thoughtful and a few are just plain funny. This collection has been beautifully designed with quirky, witty illustrations making for a perfect gift.
The book is organised by The School of Life’s key themes – Relationships, Self-Knowledge, Sociability, Work, Calm and Leisure – that together amount to a tour around the most profound sorrows and joys of the human mind and heart. Offering comfort and consolation in a compact format, The School of Life: Quotes to Live By is ideally suited to our impatient, anxious and searching times.
‘The best cure for unrequited love: get to know them better.’
‘Anyone who isn’t embarrassed of who they were last year probably isn’t learning enough.’
‘The only people we can think of as normal are those we don’t yet know very well.’
‘Insomnia is the mind’s revenge for all the thoughts we forgot to have in the day.’
• Quotes are focused around the key messages from The School of Life on a range of themes, including: Relationships, Self-Knowledge, Sociability, Work, Calm and Leisure.
• Quirky and fun illustrations throughout by Avi Ofer.
• A beautifully designed and carefully curated object that makes for an ideal gift for others or yourself.
Hardback | 163 x 123 mm | 192 pages | 25 Illustrations