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- Neil Wilson Publishing 2012; US$ 5.99
Jokes classic, jokes new, jokes modern, old and blue...they're all here in Allan Morrison's book. From one-liners to shaggy dog stories, from Q&As to riddles, this book has the lot. Hot topics include: Glasgow versus Edinburgh; Scotsmen; Scotswomen; The Scottish Parliament; kilts and bagpipes and stuff; the workplace; at home with the Scots; Scottish... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2004; US$ 14.95
Mama Says is a delightful, funny, and very wise book of over 400 sayings from mothers from around the world that represent a lineage of mothers' wisdom. The sayings are not always kind, not always useful, but always true to the intention of teaching young ones how to survive in the world. Many times, it's clear that these sayings are inherited... more...
- Cleis Press Start 2013; US$ 14.95
Heartwarming and humorous, this tribute to moms of the world gathers the best things anyone ever said about motherhood. From Dolly Parton to Dear Abby to delightful mother daughter duos such as Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson, women (and a few men) crack wise on the subject of the center of every family, mommie dearest! Mom?s the Word celebrates all... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 12.95
"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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 14.95
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...
- Templeton Press 2013; US$ 7.99
This book contains a collection of John Templeton's favorite inspirational passages. ?From the Bible, from philosophers and poets, and from other writers, we begin to form a clear understanding of the spiritual and ethical laws of life. The world's... more...
- Loose Chippings 2011; US$ 17.49
Reflections on thought-provoking quotations to stimulate and guide those who are interested by life's challenges. Living life can be a challenge. Which path should I follow? How should I respond? What should I do? Many similar questions face us almost daily, whether it is to do with our job, our relationships or life itself. In 'Walk With The Wise'... 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...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2004; US$ 12.95
Wild Women Talk Back is a funny, inspirational banquet of delicious bon mots, quips, and unforgettable one-liners from movie stars, musicians, politicians, and women writers. The wild women quoted in this book are sassy, outrageous, and wickedly funny. From sex to motherhood, physical appearance to self-esteem, and coping with a career to finding... more...
- Cleis Press Start 2012; US$ 14.95
Words of Love is a compilation of the best things ever said on the subject of love. A book of over 500 bon mots, including the brilliance of everyone from Oprah and Ovid to Aristotle and Dear Abby, this volume of touching quotes and upbeat witticisms is guaranteed to make readers feel good. These are quotes to cuddle up to - they will touch the... more...