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Other People's Words

Other People's Words

Wisdom for an Inspired and Productive Life

Seth M. Siegel

St. Martin's Press


We all need inspiration. Other People's Words delivers it.

When we are confused or sad, lonely or angry, or simply in need of a boost in a relationship or in our life goals, each of us can be uplifted by the wisdom of others.

New York Times bestselling author Seth M. Siegel has spent a lifetime collecting quotations that can guide us through virtually every life challenge and experience. The result is Other People's Words, a must-have collection that belongs in every student’s dorm room, every executive’s office, and on everyone’s night table.

With nearly 1,200 quotations from more than 700 sources organized into 200 categories within 11 thematic areas, anyone of any age can be motivated by the insights found in this uplifting book. Other People's Words brings together moving, beautifully worded ideas from the ancients to the moderns and from the famous to the unknown to motivate, to teach, to heal – and to inspire.

Other People's Words will be an enduring source of guidance for family, friends, graduates, co-workers, and retirees. Indeed, for all of us.


“Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.”

Winston Churchill

“People, even the wicked, are much more naïve and simple-hearted than we suppose. And we ourselves...

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Seth M. Siegel

SETH M. SIEGEL is a lawyer, an activist, a successful serial entrepreneur, and the author of the New York Times bestseller Let There Be Water and Troubled Water. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, and in leading publications in Europe and Asia. He has spoken on an array of topics hundreds of times around the world and in Congress, the United Nations, the World Bank, and at many leading universities. He is married and lives in New York City.

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