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Book Review: Straight from the Horse’s Mouth by Haresh Sippy

Straight from the Horse’s Mouth by Haresh Sippy is a powerful book of 100 quotes on life, career, goals, society and much more. This is my second book from Become Shakespeare on quotes; the first one was Signposts by Tapan Ghosh, which was simplifying life lessons via quotes.

Well, in this book, the wisdom and experience in the form of quotes comes from a veteran and industry leader. Quotes are a better way to put life experiences for others, as it is easy to read and relate. This book focuses more on work ethics that discusses the importance of passion in any work. But it also takes into account several situations that one could face in life.

The book opens up with a very fascinating yet thought-provoking quote: Climbing is not an uphill task, descending is. It’s the same with life.

In the above quote, the author has laid emphasis on uphill task. It is explained so easily with mountain climbing and descending. It is true that while climbing down one has to be more careful.

There are some good quotes on fear and work ethics that inspire one to strive ahead in life than wasting time in cogitation. Truly the book is ‘Words of Wisdom from a Pioneer’. This book can be read in one sitting but its real purpose will be utilized when it’s implement in our lives. Also, the quotes can be used in everyday life to better our profiles on social media and at other places.

All the quotes are original, they spring from the author’s life experience. Except a few ones, nearly all quotes are two liners. It is a good book both ways, content and appearance. The cover looks riveting in hardbound.

Buy your copy from Amazon.

About the Author:

A pioneer in the field of process equipment manufacturing, Haresh Sippy has distilled over 40 years of experience as an entrepreneur, technocrat, patent holder, and Founder – Managing Director of TEMA India Ltd.


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