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Quotations

  • Sporting Witby

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2005; US$ 9.99

    The world of sport has produced some memorable characters - yet the wit demonstrated off the track often scores even higher. For athletic wisecracks and champion comebacks, Sporting Wit is top of its field. Contenders for jocular gold include Muhammad Ali and Murray Walker, while among the gagsters in the grandstands are Oscar Wilde, Robbie Williams... more...

  • Old Git Witby

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2006; US$ 9.99

    You?ve made it. Old age. You want to make the most of your golden years and are finding yourself stereotyped and sidelined. But you?re not the doddering geriatric people think you are. Get inspired by this collection of senior sagacity and elderly erudition and show those young whippersnappers that old is the new young. more...

  • More Brit Witby

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2005; US$ 9.99

    Need a wry remark for that all-important speech, or a pithy putdown for that caustic colleague? This follow-up to the bestselling Brit Wit will elevate your verbal repartee to a whole new level. Learn more about the art of the epigram from brilliant Old Blighty's wittiest and wisest, from Jane Austen to Billy Connolly and Geoffrey Chaucer to Tracey... more...

  • Golfing Witby

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2007; US$ 9.99

    ?Golf has given me an understanding of the futility of life? Aubrey Eban ?There can be little doubt that one of Job?s chief trials was that his wife insisted on playing golf with him? P. G. Wodehouse ?Ken Brown doesn?t need a watch to time himself on a golf course. He needs a calendar? Bud Eglinton With hundreds of funny one-liners that?ll have... more...

  • Brit Witby

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2004; US$ 9.99

    ?It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.? Sir Winston Churchill Ever been at a loss for words? Ever wished you had the perfect put-down or wry remark for every socially awkward situation? The great, the good, the intellectual and the downright insulting can all be found in Brit Wit. Densely overpopulated with wonderful... more...

  • Wit of the Nationby

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2007; US$ 9.99

    Britain has long been littered with wicked wordsmiths of the highest calibre and what better way to celebrate all that makes Blighty brilliant than with this bumper book of witty one-liners? With quips, quotes and insults from classic favourites William Shakespeare and Winston Churchill to modern masters Stephen Fry and Eddie Izzard, this delightful... more...

  • 21 Speeches That Shaped Our Worldby Chris Abbott

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 18.32

    In this fascinating book, Chris Abbott, a leading political analyst, takes a close look at 21 key speeches which have shaped the world today. He examines the power of the arguments embedded in these speeches to inspire people to achieve great things, or do great harm. Abbott draws upon his political expertise to explain how our current understanding... more...

  • Kicking In the Wallby Barbara Abercrombie

    New World Library 2013; US$ 15.95

    In these pages, Barbara Abercrombie shows readers how to "kick in the wall." Like a workout with a top trainer, her writing exercises warm up, stretch, and build creative muscle. more...

  • 101 Doughnut Proverbsby David M. Abramowicz

    Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2012; US$ 5.99

    101 Doughnut Proverbs is a collection of humorous adages related to the beloved pastry. The Author's amusing comparisons raise the awareness of the reader to important lessons in life in a comical context. more...

  • Quotes to Live Byby Adams Media

    F+W Media 2012; US$ 11.95 US$ 9.80

    The quotes that helped shape today's greatest minds! Who do you look up to? Is it Oprah Winfrey? Steve Jobs? Hillary Clinton? Have you ever wondered what inspires them? Quotes to Live By reveals the source of the fire that burns bright in icons of politics, philosophy, business, art, and science--and holds the inspiration to light your fire inside.... more...