A quote book like no other, this thought-provoking collection 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. A delightful reminder to get out there and make the most of life, Whatever You Are, Be a Good One is perfect for recent graduates, creative thinkers, and anyone looking for a little inspiration.
This book is filled with cute, hand-lettered quotes, you’ll want to copy or tear out the pages and frame them in your kids’ rooms! The quotes are from well known people throughout history, whether they be writers or other popular figures, and are great reminders to read over and over again.
Lisa Congdon is an illustrator and fine artist and was raised in both upstate New York and Northern California, where she grew to love the trees and wildlife that surrounded her. That love is now expressed through her colorful paintings and drawings. She lives and works in San Francisco.