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- 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...
- Allworth Press 2010; US$ 16.99
In The Quotable Musician: From Bach to Tupac, music artists through the ages speak out in this illuminating collection of quotations. Both the famous and the obscure from every genre of music--including classical, rock, Latin, country, blues, and hip-hopare celebrated in more than one thousand quotations sure to intrigue and delight. Quotes offer... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 32.42
The New Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations contains over 8,000 quotations from 1914 to the present. As much a companion to the modern age as it is an entertaining and useful reference tool, it takes the reader on a tour of the wit and wisdom of the great and the good, from Margot Asquith to Monica Lewinsky, from George V to Boutros Boutros-Galli... 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 48.00
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...
- Portable Press 2012; US$ 16.99
Aficionados of the Bathroom Reader have long remarked on Uncle John's ability to select quintessential quotations. The ever-accommodating Uncle John has responded to this shameless praise by flushing out the all-time best and most hilarious quotes to form this cunning compilation. Highlights include Five Things You Should Never Do ("Never test the... more...
- Portable Press 2012; US$ 16.99
Here it is: the quintessential collection of notable quotes for all occasions. Grouped together in weird categories as only Uncle John could do, you?ll find quotes about farts, firsts, dogs, Canada, male chauvinist pigs, colors, TV, aliens, and more! And not just quotes, either--there are great facts, fun quizzes, and a few longer articles about... more...
- Portable Press 2012; US$ 19.99
Uncle John?s dedicated team of quotationeers have scoured the worlds of entertainment, history, literature, politics, sports, and more to bring you this unique collection of utterances that bear repeating. From silly to profound, from Aristotle to Mr. T, you?ll discover insights on such topics as love, sex, conspiracies, boredom, cheese, juggling,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 34.99
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...
- De Vecchi Ediciones 1753; US$ 1.94
Este libro recopila refranes y citas para todos los gustos y circunstancias: socarrones, con gracia, sin desperdicio, ligeros o consistentes, descriptivos o apremiantes, simples, breves?, pero sobre todo útiles, pues constituyen la palabra precisa para el momento justo. El refrán es aquel dicho popular agudo y sentencioso que suele contemplar un consejo... more...