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  • Words of Wisdomby Gareth Southwell

    Quercus Publishing 2011; US$ 19.08

    Words of Wisdom' is an anthology of history's most memorable, uplifting or thought-provoking quotations from the greatest philosophers who have ever lived. Each of the 350 quotations is accompanied by a brief essay that tells the story of the speaker or explains the circumstances that gave rise to the quotation. The words used often encapsulate the... more...

  • The Quotable Mark Twainby R. Kent Rasmussen

    McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 22.00

    Here are more than 1,800 quotations, organized from A-to-Z, from America's consummate author--Mark Twain. A must-have for all Twain collectors, The Quotable Mark Twain is filled with his opinions about the people he knew, the places he's been, and the books he wrote, as well as more far-ranging topics, such as writers, billiards, smoking, his family,... more...

  • The Mammoth Book of Comic Quotesby Tibballs Geoff; Geoff Tibballs

    Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 5.82

    With over 10,000 entries, arranged by topic and fully indexed, here is a giant new collection of witticisms and wisecracks for the 21st century. If you're looking for a bon mot for an after-dinner talk, struggling to put the finishing touches to a wedding speech or just want to cheer yourself and your mates up, this fabulous fat book provides all... more...

  • Possible Worlds in Humanities, Arts and Sciencesby AllÚn Sture

    De Gruyter 1989; US$ 210.00

    Possible worlds in humanities, arts, and sciences : proceedings of Nobel Symposium 65 more...

  • The Class of Footballby Adam Schefter

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    Insightful, poignant, inspiring, and witty, The Class of Football is a heartfelt collection of hard-earned wisdom and life's lessons from the Hall-of-Fame induction speeches of the NFL's all-time greatest players. Compiled in conjunction with the Pro Football Hall of Fame, The Class of Football brings together sage advice from legends of the... more...

  • Ifferismsby Mardy Grothe

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    Perfect for linguaphiles and lovers of quotes, Ifferisms is a lively compendium of wit, wisdom, and wordplay from Dr. Mardy Grothe, author of I Never Metaphor I Didn?t Like, Viva La Repartee, and Oxymoronica. A collection of aphorisms?pithy observations that communicate some kind of truth about the human experience? Ifferisms contains those... more...

  • Viva la Reparteeby Mardy Grothe

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    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...

  • Stumped Again!by Catriona Crombie

    Crombie Jardine Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 7.99

    Following on from the success of STUMPED! THE WORLD'S FUNNIEST CRICKET QUOTES, here is a new selection of gaffes and quips from cricket lovers the world over, guaranteed to make you smile. more...

  • In the Words of South African Sporting Heroesby George Claassen

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available

    South Africans embrace their sportsmen and women as heroes and symbols of hope, courage and reconciliation. Collected in In the Words of South African Sporting Heroes are comments - from the inspirational to the humorous to the downright bizarre - by those we hold with such high esteem, on subjects as diverse as Captaincy, Fame, Life, Money in Sport... more...

  • Stewart's Quotable African Womenby Julia Stewart

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available

    African women have not only been witnesses to their times; they have also been actors and key players, and their role in the affairs of the continent continues to grow. The women whose voices are heard in Quotable African Women come from all walks of life, their thoughts and words cover many subjects and represent varying opinions. But one thing... more...