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- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 8.49
From Mardy Grothe, the author of Ifferisms , Oxymoronica ,and I Never Met a Metaphor IDidn?t Like , comes a new collection of witty and wise quotations about what never to do in life. Remember, ?never let the fear of striking out get in your way? (BabeRuth), "never hit anyone if you can help it, but never hit soft"(Theodore Roosevelt); "never... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 12.59
Revised and expanded to include over 1,200 quotations, The Military Quotation Book brings together the wisdom of fallen heroes and living politicians, honored statesman and rebellious writers--quoting official edicts as well as off-the-record remarks. Among the most authoritative--and the most opinionated--are: *General Douglas MacArthur--"It is... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 16.99
Follow the moneyFresh fields and pastures newA good day to bury bad newsIf the glove doesn't fit you must acquitBrings together a fascinating range of wrongly remembered sayings, popular summaries of original thoughts, and apocryphal or unverifiable comments attributed to a particular person. By revealing what was (and was not) really said, this... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 9.49
From the author of the multimillion-selling The Peter Principle , and The Peter Prescription , here is a timeless collection of some of history's greatest and best-expressed thoughts. Organized alphabetically by subject -- from Ability to Zoos -- and completely cross-refernced by related categories, Peter's Quotations is a joy to use. Packed with... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 17.95
Published with the American Library Association, Reading with the Stars uses the power of politicians, celebrities, and other prominent men and women to celebrate books, libraries, and reading. Fourteen of the biggest names in America offer their thoughts on why literature is important and how books have touched their lives. Television icon Oprah... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2011; US$ 9.99
This luxe little book is the perfect gift for anyone in love or looking for love. A miscellany of all things love, it covers everything from charms and aphrodisiacs to tips on how to stay in love forever. Readers can look up their astrological love match and learn to use terms of endearment in different languages, like "mon petit chou" French for "my... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2013; US$ 1.99
Newbery Medal winner Katherine Paterson and cut-paper artist Pamela Dalton give fans of all ages even more to be thankful for with Giving Thanks , a special book about gratitude. Katherine Paterson's meditations on what it means to be truly grateful and Pamela Dalton's exquisite cut-paper illustrations are paired with a collection of over 50 graces,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 6.79
As a bestselling author and our nation's earliest spokesman, Benjamin Franklin brilliantly extolled virtues of temperance, industry, and self-reliance --character traits which throughout our history have been celebrated as both personally liberating and quintessentially American. In this next installment of the highly successful Bite-Size series,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 6.79
Jane Austen's novels are filled with wide-ranging commentary from all parts of life. Her sharp-witted and intelligent characters have provided us with memorable quotes time and time again. Finally Austen's sense and sensibility has been compiled in one compact book. In Bite-Size Jane Austen we get her thoughts and words on society, men and women,... more...