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- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 15.00
Wendy Reid Crisp, author of the spirited declaration-of-independence 100 Things I'm Not Going to Do Now That I'm Over 50 , turns her gimlet eye to the next watershed age for boomers: turning 60. She celebrates sixty as an age of independence-the independence to love, support, respect, accept, and forgive ourselves and others. In her wry, inimitable... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 14.00
When a child is born, a miracle happens -someone becomes a grandmother! For first-time grandmas, beloved veterans, or grandmas-in-waiting, this warm, wonderful book captures all the joy and humor of one of a woman's most life-altering experiences. Heartwarming observations from such famous names as Margaret Mead, Jane Russell, and Margaret Thatcher;... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 19.00
FROM THE WORLDS OF BUSINESS, POLITICS, HISTORY, LITERATURE, ENTERTAINMENT, AND MORE . . . "Think how much happier women would be if, instead of endlessly fretting about what the males in their lives are thinking, they could relax, secure in the knowledge that the correct answer is: very little." --DAVE BARRY "I'd tell you what I really thought about... more...
- Santa Monica Press 2009; US$ 14.95
Collecting advice, quotes, essays, and observations from hundreds of famous actors and highly regarded acting teachers, this book covers a wide range of topics on the art and history of acting. Entertaining, instructive, and informative, it is organized into specific, easy-to-search categories, such as On Why We Act; On Auditioning, Struggling, and... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 19.95
What did the founders of America think about religion? Until now, there has been no reliable and impartial compendium of the founders' own remarks on religious matters that clearly answers the question. This book fills that gap. A lively collection of quotations on everything from the relationship between church and state to the status of women, it... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
ox-y-mor-on-i-ca (OK-se-mor-ON-uh-ca) noun, plural: Any variety of tantalizing, self-contradictory statements or observations that on the surface appear false or illogical, but at a deeper level are true, often profoundly true. See also oxymoron, paradox. examples: "Melancholy is the pleasure of being sad." Victor Hugo "To lead the people, walk... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 67.00
Not just an anthology, this extensive index offers keyword, title, and author name access to more than 1,800 quotations from nearly 500 classic, award-winning, and popular works for children. Pearls of humor and wisdom from authors such as the Brothers Grimm, Dr. Seuss, Judith Viorst, and Shel Silverstein are at your fingertips. Very few quotations... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 87.00
The first book of American Indian quotations, this volume offers 800 quotations covering more than four centuries of American life. The quotations include the words of warriors, poets, politicians, doctors, lawyers, athletes, and others. Arranged chronologically, they enable one to follow the history of American Indians since Columbus through the words... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 17.99
This new collection offers a vivid picture of the world in the 21st century, against a backdrop of the landmark events leading up to it. From Catherine Tate and the Simpsons to Mother Teresa and Winston Churchill, Modern Quotations charts the ebbs and flows of popular culture as well as marking the key voices and watersheds for our time. An authoritative... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2006; US$ 130.00
This invigorating collection of writings, quotes and illuminating case studies based on the authors' own classroom observations is designed to provide inspiration for positive changes across the whole school, in teaching, learning, school management and b more...