Whatever You Are, Be a Good One: 100 Inspirational Quotations Hand-Lettered by Lisa Congdon (Hardcover)

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Whatever You Are, Be a Good One: 100 Inspirational Quotations Hand-Lettered by Lisa Congdon (Hardcover)

By Lisa Congdon (Illustrator)

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This collection of 100 quotes beautifully hand-lettered with accompanying artwork is a delightful reminder to get out there and make the most of life.

A book of quotes like no other, Whatever You Are, Be a Good One is a thought-provoking collection that compiles the timeless wisdom of great original minds—from Marie Curie to Stephen King, Joan of Arc to Jack Kerouac, Oscar Wilde to Harriet Tubman—brilliantly hand-lettered by beloved indie artist Lisa Congdon. Readers will find enlightening insights ("Wisdom begins in wonder"—Socrates), stirring calls to action ("Leap and the net will appear"—John Burroughs), and stimulating encouragements ("Be curious, not judgmental"—Walt Whitman) beautifully illuminated on every page.

INCREDIBLE TALENT: Lisa Congdon is an internationally acclaimed fine artist, illustrator, and writer who is best known for her hand-lettering, paintings, drawings, and pattern designs.

INSPIRATIONAL BOOK: Featuring hand-lettered words and graphics on each page, this eclectic anthology of 100 motivational quotes (and some poems) makes an ideal gift to celebrate graduating high school or college, beginning a new job, or starting any new adventure in life.

READERS LOVE IT: With hundreds of 5-star ratings, reviewers rave that this book is "gorgeous" and a "great gift for anyone.”

Perfect for:
  • Inspirational gift for women or men of any age for birthdays, holidays, or any occasion
  • Recent graduates, creative thinkers, and anyone who enjoys giving or receiving inspirational books as gifts
  • Fans of Words to Live By, Seuss-isms, and She Believed She CouldSo She Did
Artist and illustrator Lisa Congdon is best known for her hand-lettering, paintings, drawings, and pattern designs. She keeps a daily blog about her life, work, and inspirations called Today is Going to be Awesome. Lisa lives in Oakland, California, with her partner, chihuahua, and two cats. You can see more of her work at www.lisacongdon.com.

Product Details ISBN: 9781452124834
ISBN-10: 1452124833
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: April 1st, 2014
Pages: 108
Language: English
Series: Lisa Congdon x Chronicle Books
“An impossibly charming compendium of 100 wise and timeless thoughts from some of history’s greatest minds, hand-lettered by Lisa Congdon. The common thread underpinning these quotes—which include such beloved luminaries as Albert Camus, Simone de Beauvoir, Henry James, Anne Lamott, Soren Kierkegaard, and Leo Tolstoy—is Congdon’s own sensibility about what it means to live with kindness and integrity, to cherish beauty and the creative spirit, and ultimately to be a good human being.” —Brain Pickings

"Just right for a pick-me-up." —Fitness

"Taking its title from a famous Abraham Lincoln quote, this beautifully hand-lettered book shares 100 inspirational quotations from great minds such as Oscar Wilde, George Eliot, and Walt Whitman. Revisit this colorful read whenever you need a pick-me-up—or a push—to get out there and make the most of your day." —Real Simple.com