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- Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 14.99
This collection of more than 350 memorable quotations about the passion and pleasure of fishing captures the essence of the sport like very few collections have. Here are quips, comments, and words of wisdom on all aspects of fishing from Lord Byron, Cervantes, Art Flick, John Gierach, Roderick L. Haig-Brown, Ernest Hemingway, Ted Leeson, A. J. McClane,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99
"Some books are unreservedly forgotten; none are unreservedly remembered." -W. H. Auden "A room without books is like a body without a soul." -Cicero "The proper study of mankind is books." -Aldous Huxley This collection of more than five hundred quotations captures the wisdom and wit of the most insightful things ever said about books, spoken... more...
- Cleis Press Start 2013; US$ 15.99
We often think of celebrations as centering around special occasions, like Birthdays, Christmas, or other holidays. But there is no need to wait for those times. Everyday is a cause for celebration. The very fact that you are alive, the wondrous world around you, and the special people in your life are all reasons to rejoice. That's what this book... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2003; US$ 49.95
"America is a land of wonders, in which everything is in constant motion and every change seems an improvement.... No natural boundary seems to be set to the efforts of man; and in his eyes what is not yet done is only what he has not yet attempted to do"--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America (1835). "Americans will pay a big... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95
History is replete with pronouncements on war. Some reflect on man's warlike nature ("We are quick to flare up, we races of men on the earth"--Homer); others deal with the practical strategies of the combatants ("If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favorable reference to the devil in the House of Commons"--Winston... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 44.99
?Ein guter Spruch ist die Wahrheit eines ganzen Buches in einem einzigen Satz.? (Theodor Fontane) Eine gelungene Einleitung für eine Rede, eine pointierte Aussage für eine Präsentation oder ein Paper ? mit diesem Buch sind Sie immer gut gerüstet. Über 2.600 sorgfältig ausgewählte Zitate von zahlreichen Persönlichkeiten aus Management, Wissenschaft,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 75.00
Since the end of World War II, the small country of North Korea has occupied a disproportionate amount of the world's diplomatic and military attention. Its defiance of the international community has mystified and frustrated generations of leaders, both in Asia and throughout the world. With its closed borders and xenophobic leadership, little... more...
- Diversified Publishing 2010; US$ 14.99
?True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.? ? Francois, Duc de La Rochefoucauld , Writer ?To have a good friend is the purest of all God's gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment. It is not inherited, as with a family. It is not compelling, as with a child. And it has no means of physical pleasure,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09
Abraham Lincoln never said, "You cannot fool all the people all the time." Thomas Jefferson never said, "That government is best which governs least." And Horace Greeley never said, "Go west, young man." In They Never Said It , Paul F. Boller, Jr. and John George examine hundreds of misquotations, incorrect attributions, and blatant fabrications,... more...