A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Podium
The Speaker's Complete Guide to Great Jokes, Anecdotes, and StoriesBook - 1998
"[Prochnow] . . . wrote the book on public speaking." --The Chicago Rotary Club "A wonderful collection! This is must reading for all who give speeches." --James W. Robinson, author of Better Speeches in 10 Simple Steps "A veritable treasure chest--all in one volume." --American Banker Add sparkle to your speeches and introductions. Enliven your conversations with humor and memorable facts so that important ideas will not be forgotten. With more than 2,000 epigrams, literary quotations, anecdotes from biographies, humorous stories, inspiring illustrations, and interesting facts, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Podium is the essential reference you need to present your ideas colorfully and effectively. Inside you'll find: • 500 humorous stories • 500 epigrams and quips • 160 unusual quotations from world leaders through the ages • 292 humorous definitions • 100 stories and comments from unusual lives • 190 statements on important subjects by great thinkers • 209 wise and witty proverbs • and so much more! A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Podium is great for any occasion and makes for enjoyable browsing too! From the Trade Paperback edition.