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- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available
'A fool and his words are soon parted' wrote William Shenstone in 1764; one might add that 'A wit and his words are rarely collected'. Here is the antidote: a dazzling survey of the funniest remarks, quips and observations from Ancient Rome, the Bible and Chaucer right up to The Simpsons and Little Britain. Over 5,000 of the very funniest remarks to... more...
- Workman Publishing Company 2001; US$ 7.99
8,789 Words Of Wisdom is brimming with great advice, maxims, sayings and saws, proverbs, precepts and truths-8,789 of them, to be exact. Turn to any spot in the book and there is the secret to living a happier, healthier, saner, more productive life. Learn to unlearn. Appreciate the questions as much as the answers. Stretch beyond what is comfortable.... more...
- Pocket Books 2007; Not Available
Sharing the most joyous moments of our lives begins with FINDING THE RIGHT WORDS FOR LIFE'S CELEBRATIONS Here you'll find: • Hundreds of heartwarming phrases for engagements, christenings, adoptions, Bar Mitzvahs, graduations, and more • Famous festive quotations • Tips for flawlessly wording an announcement or invitation for... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 17.14
'It is better to give than to receive - especially advice.' MARK TWAIN. This book offers 366 tips - some in their own words, some favourite quotations; some maxims of every day life; some pithy, some profound, some philosophical. From poets to philosophers, from psychologists to Members of Parliament, from businessmen to novelists, the range of contributors... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2012; US$ 5.99
We are, each of us, angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another.Luciano de CrescenzoLife is a flower of which love is the honey.Victor HugoA charming selection of romantic words from classic and contemporary authors. more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2012; US$ 7.99
An inch in the right direction is better than a mile in the wrong directionIf you think your life is bland, then you havent added enough flavourPeople who live in glass houses should never undress In September 2009, London cabbie Mark Solomon began asking passengers in the back of his taxi for a random quote... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2012; US$ 13.99
He dribbles a lot and the opposition dont like it you can see it all over their faces. Ron AtkinsonWhen youve finished explaining the offside rule, shouting at the ref and perfecting your ball skills, treat yourself to a hearty half-time chuckle with this goal-scoring collection of footy wisecracks.No matter if your team... more...
- Quercus Publishing 2011; US$ 19.18
Words of Wisdom' is an anthology of history's most memorable, uplifting or thought-provoking quotations from the greatest philosophers who have ever lived. Each of the 350 quotations is accompanied by a brief essay that tells the story of the speaker or explains the circumstances that gave rise to the quotation. The words used often encapsulate the... more...
- McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc. 1998; US$ 22.00
Here are more than 1,800 quotations, organized from A-to-Z, from America's consummate author--Mark Twain. A must-have for all Twain collectors, The Quotable Mark Twain is filled with his opinions about the people he knew, the places he's been, and the books he wrote, as well as more far-ranging topics, such as writers, billiards, smoking, his... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 5.82
With over 10,000 entries, arranged by topic and fully indexed, here is a giant new collection of witticisms and wisecracks for the 21st century. If you're looking for a bon mot for an after-dinner talk, struggling to put the finishing touches to a wedding speech or just want to cheer yourself and your mates up, this fabulous fat book provides all... more...