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Modern Quotations

Jess Stein

Modern Quotations

by Jess Stein

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
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Open LibraryOL10683694M
ISBN 100345296036
ISBN 109780345296030

Issued later with title Ancient and modern familiar quotations. A digital reproduction made from a copy held by the University of Michigan is available from the University of . The Yale Book of Quotations is a quotations collection that focuses on modern and American quotations and claims a high level of scholarship and reliability. Edited by Fred R. Shapiro, it was published by Yale University Press in with a foreword by Joseph Epstein, ISBN Prior to publication it was referred to by its working title, The Yale Dictionary of Quotations.

  This is a fine book, loaded with familiar (and some unfamiliar) quotations. Many of them are ancient-demonstrating the wisdom of the past. [Note: all the quotes below are from Familiar Quotations, John Bartlett, Little, Brown & Co., Boston, ] Frequently, they reveal who said a familiar bit of wisdom: p. 86a: "Every man is like the company he is wont to keep."Cited by:   Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York Donor bostonpubliclibrary External-identifier.

  The home book of quotations, classical and modern by Stevenson, Burton Egbert, Publication date Topics Quotations Publisher New York: Dodd, Mead Contributor Internet Archive Language English. xlii, p. -- Notes. skew key stoning. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid. Dictionary of Quotations: From Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources: Including Phrases, Mottoes, Maxims, Proverbs, Definitions, Aphorisms, and Sayings of Wise Men, in Their Bearing on Life, Literature, Speculation, Science, Art, Religion, and Morals, Especially in the Modern Aspects of Them.


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Over 5, quotationsThis up-to-date collection offers a vivid picture both of the world today, and of the landmark events and key voices leading to it. From Scott's Antarctic Expedition in to the attack on the World Trade Centre init charts watersheds such as two World Wars as well as the ebbs and flows of popular ning quotations from authors Modern Quotations book diverse as Elizabeth.

Now, in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations, A.J. Augarde gathers together 6, of the best known quotes from our time, drawn from novels, plays, poems, essays, speeches, films, radio and television, songs, and even by: The significant difference is that Modern Quotations begins in the twentieth century whereas the larger book knows no time constraints.

Consequently, no Karl Marx here, no Charles Darwin, but there is singer Dean Martin who famously observed, "You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on."4/5(5).

“A quotation at the right moment is like bread in a famine.” – Talmud I think quotes are one of the best ways to share the wisdom of the ages and modern day sages.

I’m a fan of using quotes both to share insight as well as draw from when I need them. Some people [ ]. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previously published by Kingfisher in the Wordmaster series, and in the Kingfisher book of words, Get this from a library.

Modern quotations. -- Presents quotations, mostly first used in the 20th century, under keyword headings. The book includes special sections featuring quotations from cartoons, films, political slogans, famous last words, misquotations, official advice, newspaper headlines and more.

Finally, this edition boasts a new and unique selection process, using the largest ongoing language research program in the world, Oxford English Corpus, to ensure that. Not only is the The Yale Book of Quotations a more profoundly researched work than anything else to date, it is more comprehensive than any other quotation-reference work—the first, in fact, to emphasize modern and American sources and fully to represent popular culture, children's literature, sports, computers, politics, law, and the social.

The Yale Book of Quotations app brings together a collection of o quotes and proverbs from Yale University Press’s award-winning title The Yale Book of Quotations, edited by Fred R.

Shapiro and the companion edition, The Dictionary of Modern Proverbs, compiled by Charles Clay Doyle, Wolfgang Mieder, and Fred R. Shapiro.5/5(3). A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature Compiled by John Bartlett This tenth edition of contains o searchable quotations and was the first new edition of John Bartlett’s corpus to be published after his death in —the new editor, however, choosing more to.

The New Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations contains over 8, quotations from to the present. As much a companion to the modern age as it is an entertaining and useful reference tool, it takes the reader on a tour of the wit and wisdom of the great and the good, from Margot Asquith to Monica Lewinsky, from George V to Boutros Boutros-Galli and Jonathan Aitken to Frank.

- The Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations. You Searched For: Very Good. This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

The Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations Cohen, John. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Oxford Quick Reference: The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (, Paperback) at the. Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature edited by John Author: Guardian Staff.

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$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. The book was, inevitably, Anglocentric, a feature reinforced by the arrangement of material. The quotations were organized in such separate sections as Authors Writing in English, Holy Bible, Anonymous, Quotations from Punch, and Foreign Quotations.

Opening the pages of that first edition is rather like walking into a traditional study lined. Mundane or sublime, serious or jocular, these memorable sayings represent virtually every aspect of the modern experience. Readers will find the book almost impossible to put down once opened; every page offers further proof of the immense vitality of proverbs and their colorful contributions to the oral traditions of today.

Neuware - Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern - English and foreign sources: including phrases, mottoes, maxims, proverbs, definitions, aphorisms, and sayings of the wise men, in their bearing on life is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hans Elektronisches Buch is editor of the literature on.

If the entirety of content is quotes (and attribution), there are indeed copyright concerns. Exceptions to copyright require the borrowed content be fit into newly created content. It can't be categorized as *review, commentary, criticism, news re. Buy a cheap copy of Dictionary of Modern Quotations book by Robert Andrews.

This title contains over quotations from toarranged alphabetically by author with a short biography introducing each author and contextual remarks.

Free shipping over $/5(1). Read "Modern Quotations Wisdom & Wordplay, Excerpts & Extracts From the Calendar Year " by Ross Bonander available from Rakuten Kobo. It is hard to keep frogs in a wheelbarrow long enough to get a bill passed. John Boehner, Speaker of the House Lo Brand: Delabarre Publishing, LLC.This book is organized by author's date of birth.

It includes the very obscure (quotes from Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut) and the very common (62 pages of Shakespeare quotes). Includes good indices by author and subject. The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations by Angela Partington (Editor) This book is organized strictly by author.