Sayings, bon mots, etc.

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Variations on a Theme in Cultural History


Whether Goethe actually cried "More light!" on his deathbed, or whether Conrad Hilton checked out of...

Book of Wise Sayings

Selected Largely from Eastern Sources


In dire need of a stout dose of sound advice? Shake the doldrums and get back on track by dipping...


Some beg for forgiveness. Others claim innocence. At least three cheer for their favorite football...

Kids' Klangers

The Funny Things That Children Say

Summersdale (2011)

A compulsive compendium of hilarious quips and quotes from children   On Love: "You get shot...