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  • Wit and Wisdom of the American Presidentsby Joslyn Pine

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 2.50

    Over 400 memorable quotes expressed by America's chief executives, among them U.S. Grant's "I know only two tunes. One of them is 'Yankee Doodle' and the other isn't," Jimmy Carter's "Whatever starts in California unfortunately has an inclination to spread," and George Bush's "Read my lips: no new taxes." more...

  • Friendshipby Herb Galewitz

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 1.50

    Over 400 timeless observations, including "A true friend is one soul in two bodies" (Aristotle), "Friendship is like money, easier made than kept," (Samuel Butler), many more. Great browsing, reference book. more...

  • Patriotismby Herb Galewitz

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 1.50

    More than 400 memorable quotes ? expressed over the ages by writers, statesmen, military leaders, and other figures of note ? are sometimes witty, sometimes cynical, and often provocative. Arranged alphabetically by author. more...

  • The Wit and Wisdom of Oscar Wildeby Oscar Wilde; Bob Blaisdell

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 9.95

    "I have put my genius into my life," declared Oscar Wilde, adding, "I have put only my talent into my works." This gift edition of the renowned poet and playwright's aphorisms draws upon both realms. Hundreds of sparkling jests and epigrams include quips from Wilde's personal letters and conversations as well as his fiction, essays, lectures, and... more...

  • Abraham Lincoln's Wit and Wisdomby Bob Blaisdell

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 12.95

    The most eloquent of American presidents, Lincoln had a sagacious or humorous comment on everything that mattered. This attractively designed and illustrated gift book features his remarks on subjects from politics to human nature. more...

  • Love: A Book of Quotationsby Ann Braybrooks

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    This paperback gift book features an international assortment of quotations from ancient and modern philosophers, playwrights, poets, novelists, commentators, and critics. Wise, worldly, sentimental, and cynical, it offers something for everyone. more...

  • The Sayings of The Bibleby Michael Grant

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 1994; US$ 3.49

    Apart from the Apocrypha, the Bible is made up of the Hebrew Bible -- also known as the Old Testament -- which tells the story of the ancient Jews as God's people, and the New Testament, which gives accounts of the life of Jesus and the events after his Crucifixion and includes the letters ascribed to St. Paul. This valuable collection helps provide... more...

  • Words of Wisdomby Gareth Southwell

    Quercus 2015; US$ 12.99

    Words of Wisdom brings together 360 of Philosophy's most famous quotations, explaining their meaning and telling the stories behind them. Western philosophy may be said to have begun in ancient Greece, where, inscribed in his temple at Delphi, the words of the god Apollo commanded those who sought wisdom to first 'know thyself'. With the author's... more...

  • The Quotable Amelia Earhartby Michele Wehrwein Albion

    University of New Mexico Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    This definitive resource provides a concise, documented collection of Earhart?s quotations so that her words, as well as her achievements, may inspire a new generation. more...

  • Scottish Wit & Wisdomby Betty Kirkpatrick

    Crombie Jardine Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 2.99

    A little guide to some famous Scottish sayings, proverbs and quotations. Includes a glossary of Scots words. more...