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  • The Designer Saysby

    Princeton Architectural Press 2014; US$ 14.95

    Whether musing about the creative process, the merits of failure and criticism, or the challenges of keeping the studio lights on, designers make good, and opinionated, copy. The Designer Says , the follow-up to our best-selling The Architect Says , is a compendium of quotations from more than one hundred of history's leading practitioners. Quotes... more...

  • The Quotable Longfellowby Wesley McNair

    Down East Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    Arguably America?s most popular poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a celebrity in his day, and his books consistently sold tens of thousands of copies?far more than any American poet before, or since. Introduced by Maine poet laureate Wesley McNair, this is the first collection of its kind to bring us the wisdom and wry wit of America?s poet. ... more...

  • The Quotable Douchebagby Margaret Mcguire

    Quirk Books 2014; US$ 12.95

    really just say that?!?   Douchebags have a gift for speaking the unspeakable. Vain, arrogant, brash, and clueless, they?re the worst the male species has to offer?and now their most outlandish statements have been compiled into a single volume. The Quotable Douchebag features dozens of boneheaded and tasteless remarks from actors, musicians,... more...

  • Paddle Against the Flowby Huck Magazine; Douglas Coupland

    Chronicle Books LLC 2015; US$ 1.99

    Nas on language, Cat Power on looking inward, Spike Jonze on loving what you do, and Kim Gordon on feeling the flow. These are just a few of the indie stars and surprising insights collected in this gorgeous book by Huck magazine. Since launching in 2006, Huck has been at the vanguard of London's thriving independent publishing scene and has grown... more...

  • Immortal Wordsby Terry Breverton

    Quercus 2012; US$ 15.99

    Immortal Words is an anthology of history's most memorable, uplifting or thought-provoking quotations from all ages and nations. The texts are drawn not only from the works and words of great writers, thinkers and orators, but also from less well-known sources such as gravestones, book dedications, speeches and political manifestos, letters and diaries,... more...

  • Book of African-American Quotationsby Joslyn Pine

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 4.50

    This original collection of quotations cites approximately 100 well-known African Americans from all walks of life, including Maya Angelou, Louis Armstrong, Muhammad Ali, Julian Bond, George Washington Carver, Frederick Douglass, and Ralph Ellison. more...

  • Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdomby Oscar Wilde

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 2.50

    Amusing, thought-provoking epigrams, aphorisms, and other jests from the plays, essays, and lively conversation of Oscar Wilde offer a feast of humorous and profound quips. Nearly 400 quotes. more...

  • Musicby Herb Galewitz

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 2.00

    More than 400 memorable quotes about the world of music, from Fred Allen to Oscar Wilde, from Friedrich Nietzsche to Florian Zabach. Wonderful for public speakers or just browsing. more...

  • Wit and Wisdom from Poor Richard's Almanackby Benjamin Franklin

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    Hundreds of delightful aphorisms, carefully selected from many issues of Franklin's popular 18th-century publication: "Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise"; "Love your Neighbor; yet don't pull down your Hedge"; "He that lies down with Dogs, shall rise up with fleas" and many more. more...

  • 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...