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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
"I can remember a reporter asking me for a quote, and I didn't know what a quote was. I thought it was some kind of soft drink."--Joe DiMaggio, Hall of Fame outfielder. Back again, for a third edition, this compendium of the greatest baseball quotes of all time offers both the wisdom of the world and the bull of the bullpen. From the... more...
- Touchstone 2012; US$ 18.00
A fresh selection of sharp, witty zingers gathered from both famous and utterly unknown (but very quotable) sources, by the editor of the popular The 2,548 Best Things Anybody Ever Said Robert Byrne?s quote books are widely praised as authoritative and accessible sources of sayings for any and all occasions. Byrne?s own wit, diligent research,... more...
- New Holland Publishers (Australia) 2007; US$ 9.99
A collection of the most important speeches given since 1900. There are speeches about power and about equality. There are speeches of hate and those of hope, of compassion and sorrow, politics and diplomacy, war and peace, freedom and justice. What they have in common is the rhetoric - the power of persuasion. more...
- Ulysses Press 2011; US$ 14.95
ENJOY THE MOST HILARIOUS QUOTES OF ALL TIME Presenting the best of the best from AllGreatQuotes.com, this uproarious volume features gems on every topic, from sex and money to spouses and politics. Bringing together clever remarks from celebrities, politicians, thinkers, comedians and generally funny people, this collection of snappy quotes will... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available
'A fool and his words are soon parted' wrote William Shenstone in 1764; one might add that 'A wit and his words are rarely collected'. Here is the antidote: a dazzling survey of the funniest remarks, quips and observations from Ancient Rome, the Bible and Chaucer right up to The Simpsons and Little Britain. Over 5,000 of the very funniest remarks to... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; Not Available
In this profound and playful book, Nassim Nicholas Taleb presents his ideas about life in the form of aphorisms, the world's earliest - and most memorable - literary form. Procrustes was a character from Greek mythology who abducted travellers and invited them to spend the night in a special bed, which they had to fit to perfection. They never... more...
- Pocket Books 2007; Not Available
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...
- Workman Publishing Company 2001; US$ 8.95
8,789 Words Of Wisdom is brimming with great advice, maxims, sayings and saws, proverbs, precepts and truths-8,789 of them, to be exact. Turn to any spot in the book and there is the secret to living a happier, healthier, saner, more productive life. Learn to unlearn. Appreciate the questions as much as the answers. Stretch beyond what is comfortable.... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 16.82
'It is better to give than to receive - especially advice.' MARK TWAIN. This book offers 366 tips - some in their own words, some favourite quotations; some maxims of every day life; some pithy, some profound, some philosophical. From poets to philosophers, from psychologists to Members of Parliament, from businessmen to novelists, the range of contributors... more...