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

    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...

  • Speeches That Shaped The Modern Worldby Alan J Whiticker

    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...

  • The 2,320 Funniest Quotesby Tom Corr

    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...

  • Funny You Should Say Thatby Andrew Martin

    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...

  • The Bed of Procrustesby Nassim Nicholas Taleb

    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...

  • Words of Wisdomby Gareth Southwell

    Quercus Publishing 2011; US$ 8.99

    A stimulating compendium of philosophical quotations. more...

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

    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...

  • 8,789 Words of Wisdomby Barbara Ann Kipfer

    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...

  • Seize The Dayby Nicholas Albery

    Random House 2012; US$ 16.74

    '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...

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

    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...