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  • Neverismsby Mardy Grothe

    HarperCollins 2011; Not Available

    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...

  • Peter's Quotationsby Laurence J. Peter

    HarperCollins 2013; Not Available

    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...

  • Giving Thanksby Katherine Paterson; Pamela Dalton

    Chronicle Books LLC 2013; US$ 13.99

    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...

  • Here We Standby Randy Howe

    Lyons Press 2009; US$ 13.99

    For anyone about to embark on the next phase of life, Here We Stand is a unique and inspiring collection of more than 600 quotes drawn from commencement speeches past and recent. more...

  • Bartlett's Book of Anecdotesby Clifton Fadiman; Andre Bernard

    Little, Brown and Company 2000; US$ 25.99

    The ultimate anthology of anecdotes, now revised with over 700 new entries - a must-have reference for every personal library. From Hank Aaron to King Zog, Mao Tse-Tung to Madonna, Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes is the best source of anecdotes on the market. Featuring more than 2,000 people from around the world, past & present, in all fields, these... more...

  • The 2,548 Best Things Anybody Ever Saidby Robert Byrne

    Touchstone 2004; US$ 18.00

    Drawing from diverse personages -- Goethe to Churchill to Woody Allen -- Robert Byrne has mined a collection of wit and wisdom that deserves a special place on every humor lover's bookshelf. These unique, witty, and outrageous quotations, previously published in four separate volumes, are now gathered together in a seemingly limitless trove of pithy... more...

  • Apathyby Rob Tobin

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2005; US$ 6.99

    If you have trouble getting up in the morning, if you lack motivation at work, if you can't be bothered with family and friends, this title is packed with the greatest cynical and defeatist quotes. more...

  • Viva la Reparteeby Mardy Grothe

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    For most of us, that perfect retort or witty reply often escapes us when we need it most, only to come to mind with perfect clarity when it's too late to be useful. The twentieth-century writer Heywood Broun described this all-too-common phenomenon when he wrote "Repartee is what we wish we'd said." In Viva la Repartee , Dr. Mardy Grothe, author... more...

  • Finding the Right Words for Life's Celebrationsby J. Beverly Daniel

    Pocket Books 2007; US$ 9.95

    Sharing the most joyous moments of our lives begins with FINDING THE RIGHT WORDS FOR LIFE'S CELEBRATIONS Here you'll find: Hundreds of heartwarming phrases for engagements, christenings, adoptions, Bar Mitzvahs, graduations, and more Famous festive quotations Tips for flawlessly wording an announcement or invitation for... more...

  • Shakespeare's Insultsby Wayne F. Hill; Cynthia J. Ottchen

    Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.00

    The sharpest stings ever to snap from the tip of an English-speaking tongue are here at hand, ready to be directed at the knaves, villains, and coxcombs of the reader's choice. Culled from 38 plays, here are the best 5,000 examples of Shakespeare's glorious invective, arranged by play, in order of appearance, with helpful act and line numbers for easy... more...