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1. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations:
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2. The Yale Book of Quotations
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3. Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches
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4. Oxymoronica: Paradoxical Wit &
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5. Most Brilliant Thoughts of All
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6. Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia
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7. A Guide for Grown-ups: Essential
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8. Quotable Quotes
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9. Fart Proudly: Writings of Benjamin
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10. Viva la Repartee: Clever Comebacks
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11. The Wicked Wit of Winston Churchill
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12. In the Words of Ronald Reagan:
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13. Furry Logic: A Guide to Life's
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14. The Wise and Witty Quote Book:
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15. The Book Of Italian Wisdom
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16. Great Quotes from Great Leaders
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17. The Diplomat's Dictionary
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18. Abounding Grace An Anthology Of
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19. America's God and Country: Encyclopedia
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20. Best Quotations for All Occasions

1. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature (17th Edition)
by Little, Brown and Company
Hardcover (November, 2002)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Start Your Title Search Here
If you're looking for a title to your novel or original screenplay, start with this exhaustive compilation of the great quotations of the world. Another reason to use it is to find out whether it was Mark Twain or H. L. Mencken who first said dotty things about California!

5-0 out of 5 stars BARTLETT'S QUOTATIONS DESIGNED FOR THE 21st CENTURY
At age 82, with a lifetime of writing, speaking, and using appropriate quotes, I have purchased and implemented timely quotations from each new Bartlett's Familiar Quotations.The new 17th Edition has kept pace with the passing years and persons without sacrificing the wisdom of the ages.
5-0 out of 5 stars still the best
Bartlett's is still the best resource for researching quotations, better than anything I found on the net, including a site that was called Bartlett's.The print Bartlett's does an excellent job of cross-referencing, so when I wanted to track the original source of a quotation, only the print Bartlett's solved the problem.That's why I bought this copy for my local library.Computers haven't solved every research problem yet. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Quotations    2. Quotations, English    3. Reference    4. Dictionaries of quotations    5. Reference / Quotations   


2. The Yale Book of Quotations
by Yale University Press
Hardcover (30 October, 2006)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Now who the heck said that?
Amazon has it a bit wrong here, as Joseph Epstein wrote the foreword and not the book. The book is by Fred R. Shapiro, associate librarian and lecturer in legal research at the Yale Law School library.
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Subjects:  1. Quotations    2. Dictionaries of quotations    3. Reference / General    4. Quotations, English    5. Reference   


3. Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History, Updated and Expanded Edition
by W. W. Norton & Company
Hardcover (30 October, 2004)
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1-0 out of 5 stars Shame on Norton! Listen to MLK "I have a dream" while reading this book
The text they have in the first edition of this book for the "I have a dream" speech so deviates from the actual speech, it leads you to wonder two things: a) what kind of crappy editors are reviewing this stuff? and b) if the MLK speech is so screwed up, can you trust the text they provide of the older speeches that you cannot verify by listening to recordings?
5-0 out of 5 stars A Great Resource
It is so difficult to do justice to a book about great speeches. By definition, the content should be good - even great, which is partly why this book is such a rich treasure. The other reason why Lend Me Your Ears is such a useful resource is the commentary provided by editor William Safire.
5-0 out of 5 stars A classic work made up of classic works
Aside from the great speeches ( two hundred of them ) that constitute this volume and are its heart, there is also the informative introductory commentary of William Safire.This commentary serves not only as guide to each particular speech, but in general terms as a kind of extended essay on the art of speechmaking. And Safire makes it clear throughout that he views speechmaking as an art.
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Subjects:  1. General    2. Literary Criticism    3. Oratory    4. Public Speaking    5. Quotations    6. Reference    7. Speeches    8. Speeches, addresses, etc    9. Essays, journals, letters & other prose works    10. Reference works   


4. Oxymoronica: Paradoxical Wit & Wisdom From History's Greatest Wordsmiths
by Collins
Hardcover (02 March, 2004)
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4-0 out of 5 stars I doubt whether there can be a better concise collection of HQ oxymorons
I didnt expect that this handy little green book could contain so many oxymorons in 14 chapters (13 categories). Definitely a very useful and affordable tool in anyone's bookshelf for reference whenever necessary. Highly recommended!
4-0 out of 5 stars A Tool For Wordsmiths: Mini-Review of "Oxymoronica" by Dr. Mardy Grothe
I have always found words to be marvelous tools, weapons or playthings - depending on who is wielding them and in what tone of voice.I marvelous at those who have the talent to express time-tested ideas in new and entertaining ways.So, I was delighted to find this little gem, written by Dr. Mardy Grothe: Oxymoronica - Paradoxical Wit and Wisdom from History's Greatest Wordsmiths."This HarperCollins book will be added to my bookshelf of hand reference works.
3-0 out of 5 stars A little more literature
This book has a more unique viewpoint than most others of its type, which makes it a bit more interesting. It takes more thought to analyze the entries, so that it serves as a "wake up" medium for emphasis when it accompanies other thoughts that one wants to express. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. General    2. Language    3. Language Arts & Disciplines    4. Oxymoron    5. Quotations    6. Quotations, English    7. Reference    8. Collections & anthologies of various literary forms    9. Language Arts & Disciplines / General   


5. Most Brilliant Thoughts of All Time (In Two Lines or Less), The
by Collins
Hardcover (01 June, 1999)
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5-0 out of 5 stars I have two copies - i can't be without it!
This is an amazing quote book. I manage a large office of creative staff and I
4-0 out of 5 stars Lots of Profound Quotations
I REALLY like reading quotations & this book is FULL of them, BUT the author, John Shanahan, has attempted his 15 minutes of fame by including his own quotations, most of which I read & said, "HUH??" because they are not up to the same quality as the others. However, it IS his book! Great read, tho!

3-0 out of 5 stars Literature ?
As books of this type go it is about what I expected, a real novelty. I may find a few items to quote, but most are not very profound nor of great interest. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. General    2. Quotations    3. Quotations, English    4. Reference    5. Self-Help    6. Wit and humor    7. Dictionaries of quotations    8. Essays, journals, letters & other prose works    9. Humour    10. Reference / Quotations   


6. Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing
by Gnosophia Publishers
Hardcover (28 April, 2006)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Wonderful Book
I love the inspiration available in this book.Im a quote lover and choose to live by the quotes of the great minds.This book offers a wide variety of wisdon that aligns with the soul.Great Book and even better if you buy mine which expends on quotes of the great minds as well as providing structured journaling.Higly recommended for those seeking true wisdon.

5-0 out of 5 stars This book is like having a council of wise people from five millenia in your home to offer you life-transforming wisdom
I can't speak highly enough of the riches contained in this book - an extraordinary treasury, containing potent seeds of life-enriching wisdom, highly compactified, fructifying patterns of intelligence. This book creates a direct line of communication with the quintessential wisdom of the world's greatest minds and spiritual traditions.
5-0 out of 5 stars An impressive collection of more than 10,000 quotes about personal empowerment
Painstakingly compiled, accessible organized, and expertly edited by Larry Chang, Wisdom For The Soul: Five Millennia Of Prescriptions For Spiritual Healing is an extensive collection of quotes, sayings, commentaries, texts, insights and perspectives on issues and considerations relevant to spiritual growth and development. Providing seekers of wisdom, knowledge, metaphysical understanding and spiritual advancement with an impressive collection of more than 10,000 quotes about personal empowerment, advancement, and mastery through 220 areas of growth and challenge drawn from over 2200 authors and sources both ancient and contemporary, Wisdom For The Soul offers readers an accessible anthology of inspiring and encouraging contributions from the collective history of philosophy, theology, poetry, metaphysical intuition, perspective, spirituality, and religion. A welcome reference for personal, seminary, academic, and community library "Religion, Spirituality, and Metaphysical Studies" collections, Wisdom For The Soul is very strongly recommended for readers searching for encouraging and empathetic words of wisdom for the conduct and improvement of their lives.
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Subjects:  1. Healing - Prayer & Spiritual    2. Inspiration & Personal Growth    3. Personal Growth - General    4. Quotations    5. Reference    6. Reference / Quotations    7. Self-Help / Personal Growth / General    8. Quotations, maxims, etc    9. Self-realization    10. Spiritual life   


7. A Guide for Grown-ups: Essential Wisdom from the Collected Works of Antoine de Saint-Exup¿ry
by Harcourt Children's Books
Hardcover (01 May, 2002)
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4-0 out of 5 stars From the Author of THE LITTLE PRINCE
This is a very tiny book of excerpts from the writings of Antoine de Saint-Exupery, who wrote THE LITTLE PRINCEbut also much more. The book is a great gift item. You wish it were much longer and that the quotations were cited, so that you know where to go to read the context. Beautifully produced and bound.

5-0 out of 5 stars Must read for all adults.
This is a must read for all adults.There are so many explanations about emotions and the meaning of love and respect for other humans.After all, we are a disgusting species considering what we do to each other and what we do to ourselves.I am a better man for reading the book.

5-0 out of 5 stars "It is always in the midst, in the epicenter..."
"of your troubles that you find serenity."-from Wartime Writings 1939-1944
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Subjects:  1. 1900-1944    2. Classics    3. General    4. Inspirational    5. Inspirational - Gifts    6. Literary Criticism    7. Quotations    8. Saint-Exupery, Antoine de,    9. Saint-Exupâery, Antoine de,    10. Translations into English    11. Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de    12. Self-Help / Happiness   


8. Quotable Quotes
by Readers Digest
Paperback (31 March, 1997)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Quoteable Quotes
This book is everything I hoped it would be...The service was fast and the item arrived in great condition.I am very satisfied with this purchase.

5-0 out of 5 stars Wonderful Collection of Quotes
In this small book - about 200 pages - you'll find few thousand quotes for just about any occasion - to spice up your writings, your speeches or simply to enjoy their wit and wisdom.
5-0 out of 5 stars This is the best of many such "quote books" i've read.

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Subjects:  1. General    2. Humor    3. Quotations    4. Quotations, English    5. Reference    6. Reference / General   


9. Fart Proudly: Writings of Benjamin Franklin You Never Read in School
by Frog Ltd
Paperback (May, 2003)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Wicked!
This book is a terrific compilation of Ben's lesser known writings. Reading this, I have to say - if I could invite any one person to dinner, past, present or future, it would be Benjamin Franklin. He's smart, funny, rebellious, irreverent, and eloquent.
4-0 out of 5 stars The footnotes your history book skipped.
Bland history makes great men look great. Bad history makes great men look bad. This makes a great man look great being a 'bad boy' - a tasty bit of irony and accuracy.
4-0 out of 5 stars A strange perfume
"Fart Proudly" is a wonderfully hilarious collection of some of Franklin's satirical works.It is a brief but highly enjoyable read.Mr. Japikse's introductions provide a handy frame for many of the articles and letters of one of America's exquisite minds.Read more

Subjects:  1. 1706-1790    2. Form - Essays    3. Franklin, Benjamin,    4. Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790    5. General    6. Humor    7. Quotations    8. Quotations, American    9. Satire, American    10. American English    11. Humour    12. USA   


10. Viva la Repartee: Clever Comebacks and Witty Retorts from History's Great Wits and Wordsmiths
by Collins
Hardcover (01 November, 2005)
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4-0 out of 5 stars Very entertaining -- and educational!
Entertaining little book packed full of examples of great comebacks and wit from a variety of different times, different people, and different circumstances. The book is broken down into chapters focusing on a specific type of repartee, such as "Classic Quips," "Laconic Repartee," "Stage & Screen Repartee," and "Inadvertent Repartee" (as well as many others). Some of them made me laugh out loud, and usually those were coming from the same three people: Oscar Wilde, Winston Churchill, and Dorothy Parker. But there were a gazillion I'd never heard of that were pretty hilarious as well. This is an engaging, funny, and educational (really, it is!) book that I enjoyed reading quite a bit. Great for when you only have time for short snatches of reading. I've learned a lot of slammin' comebacks I hope to have a chance to use soon!
5-0 out of 5 stars BE WARNED!
Much as overindulgence on bon-bons can lead to deleterious effects, so can feasting on too many bon mots. After staying up late and stuffing myself on the witticisms of George Bernard Shaw, Dorothy Parker, and company, I found myself looking for any angle to slip in a quip. And after reading this amusing and well-researched book, I am loaded with ammo.

5-0 out of 5 stars Felicitous, Malicious, Salacious... Delicious!
This is a wonderful book that introduced me to many great quips and one-liners I had never before heard, even from the legends like Winston Churchill, Dorothy Parker and Mark Twain.Grothe's little proem before each quip gives great context and makes them even more unforgettable.
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Subjects:  1. General    2. Humor    3. Invective    4. Quotations    5. Quotations, English    6. Reference    7. Wit and humor    8. Humour    9. Reference / General    10. Language Arts & Disciplines   


11. The Wicked Wit of Winston Churchill
by Michael O'Mara Books Ltd.
Hardcover (01 October, 2001)
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5-0 out of 5 stars It's one thing to know the right words,but another when and how to use them.

5-0 out of 5 stars Wit Beyond Comparison
I received this book as a birthday gift from my lovely wife.I loved this book so much I bought is twice more as a gift for a departing superior and for a friend of 10 years.Anyone who has a love of history (particularly this era) will love this book, anyone in possession of a sense of humor will appreciate this book as well.
5-0 out of 5 stars Very Enjoyable
This relatively small book is divided into several sections with slices from Churchill's life and quotations related to politics, speaches, friends, animals, family, etc.
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Subjects:  1. 1874-1965    2. Biography & Autobiography    3. Biography/Autobiography    4. Churchill, Winston,    5. General    6. Humor    7. Presidents & Heads of State    8. Quotations    9. Quotations, English    10. Sir,    11. Biography: general    12. Humor / General    13. Humour    14. Reference/Quotations    15. USA   


12. In the Words of Ronald Reagan: The Wit, Wisdom, and Eternal Optimism of America's 40th President
by Nelson Books
Hardcover (04 August, 2004)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Great little book
This is a great book to have if you appreciate all that President Reagan represented and accomplished, or if you were not around to understand the massive impact he had on our nation, then this is a greeat introduction to our 40th president.
5-0 out of 5 stars My shop's best seller
Visitors to the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home buy more copies of this book than any other that we sell.Filled with positive little tidbits from a family perspective!It's great!!!!!!!!!!!!!

4-0 out of 5 stars Simple but worthwhile...
I was born just two years before Ronald Reagan was elected president, so I have virtually no memories of his work as a politician.However, my limited study of recent history left me with the impression that Reagan's life warranted further investigation.
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13. Furry Logic: A Guide to Life's Little Challenges
by Ten Speed Press
Hardcover (March, 2004)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Furry Logic Causes Smiles
If you are feeling blue or depressed, Furry Logic will bring a ray of sunshine into your life.When you wake up in the morning, Furry Logic will help you start the day with a smile on your face.Enjoy!

5-0 out of 5 stars A wonderful gift book.
I bought this title on a whim based on the cover art.When I received it, I was delighted to find that the illustrations are captivating and whimsical, while the captions are just about perfectly paired with the drawings.I will be purchases more copies to give as gifts.
5-0 out of 5 stars The Perfect Gift
If you are stumped for the perfect gift to bring to your dinner host, to give to your dinner guests, or for any other small gift occasion, Furry Logic is the answer.Everyone loves this book. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Animals    2. Conduct of life    3. General    4. Humor    5. Inspirational    6. Motivational & Inspirational    7. Pictorial works    8. Quotations    9. Satire And Humor    10. Gift books   


14. The Wise and Witty Quote Book: More than 2000 Quotes to Enlighten, Encourage, and Enjoy
by Gramercy
Hardcover (02 August, 2005)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Humorous & Inspiring
This book is a real deal for the money because it's three of the authors quote books all compiled into one - "Up Words for Down Days," "The Change Your Life Quote Book," and "The Lift Your Spirits Quote Book".They are inspiring and funny and categorized by stress, success, failure, love, etc..And these aren't miscellaneous boring stupid quotes these are brilliant quotes by an incredible range of mostly famous people including Frank Lloyd Wright, Kahil Gibran, Helen Keller, Norman Vincent Peale, Douglas MacArthur, Oprah Winfrey, Bette Davis, George Burns, Pearl Buck, Dale Carnegie, Albert Schweitzer, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Bette Midler, Joan Baez, Anne Frank, Margaret Mead, Oral Roberts, Pablo Picasso - the list is phenomenal and seemingly eternal.And by the way, this isn't one of those stupid quote books with one quote per book, it's well laid out with an average of 6 quotes per page, 441 pages.Perfect gift for the person who has everything (and I bought one for myself too!) ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Quotations    2. Quotations, English    3. Reference    4. Reference / Quotations    5. Sale Books   


15. The Book Of Italian Wisdom
by C Hardcover
Hardcover (01 September, 2003)
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Subjects:  1. Italian Americans    2. Personal & Practical Guides    3. Quotations    4. Quotations, English    5. Quotations, Italian    6. Reference    7. Translations into English    8. Reference / Personal & Practical Guides   


16. Great Quotes from Great Leaders
by Career Press
Paperback (March, 1997)
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3-0 out of 5 stars Standard quotes...
This is an "impulse buy" type of book, or a gift for a niece or nephew you do not know too well.The 400 quotes were OK, as others have noted.Too bad Anderson included Douglas MacArthur, but good for her for including Mother Teresa, who gave me a favorite: "I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world."3-0 out of 5 stars Not enough background
This is just a list of good quotes.The author should have offered a little background behind each quote, such as when, where, circumstances, speaking to whom, after effect.The book is so small I lost it, but I am not too upset.

3-0 out of 5 stars Greatly Watered-down Quotations
This book doesn't cost very much, but it doesn't provide a lot either.With only about 400 quotes in very large type, this feels like a supermarket checkout filler item.The reason I give this one 3 stars isdue to the fact that most of the quotes are pretty good.So, it's the bestof the 'Great Quote Series' but that's not saying much.Save your moneyand invest in the Random House Websters Quotationary instead. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Entrepreneurship    2. Quotations    3. Reference    4. Dictionaries of quotations   


17. The Diplomat's Dictionary
by United States Institute of Peace Press
Paperback (01 May, 1997)
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4-0 out of 5 stars A keeper
This is a first rate reference book and a good read to boot. It serves easily as the footnotes to Ambassador Freeman's other book, Arts of Power, and ranks up there with Bierce's Devil's Dictionary. I highly recommend it.

2-0 out of 5 stars Nice quotes, but not a vital reference
Although there are some very clever and interesting quotes listed in Mr. Freeman's book, I wouldn't characterize it as a "must-have" for students, diplomats, or politicians. Better alphabetical quote books are to be had on the market. The index, for once, is actually helpful, and there is even a section of the book that tells you (albeit too briefly) about the people who are quoted. I respect Mr. Freeman and his experience in the diplomatic corps; I just wish he would have contributed more anecdotes and examples from that experience. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Dictionaries    2. Diplomacy    3. Diplomats    4. International Relations - General    5. Political Science    6. Politics / Current Events    7. Quotations    8. Quotations, maxims, etc    9. Reference   


18. Abounding Grace An Anthology Of Wisdom
by Andrews McMeel Publishing
Hardcover (01 September, 2000)
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4-0 out of 5 stars Western Quotes on Virtues
This book contains a fairly large variety of famous & not so famous quotations by virtue within overarching categories.Per its title, it has a Christian bias; it includes some Jewish & Moslem quotes, but almost no Eastern wisdom--the subtitle "An Anthology of Wisdom" should say "Western Wisdom."My quote collection contained a few of these, but (per most such collections) most aren't my cup of tea-obvious, hackneyed, or uninspiring IMHO.Still, I collected over 50 here--not bad.Some were taken from Peck's introductions to each category which are well-written & explicit regarding his perspective; mine differs, but his candor is commendable.Regrettably, neither quote sources nor an index are provided, & many great quotes are absent.Many of those included seem to me to be knowledge rather than wisdom.Some are humorous: p. 92: Douglas Jerrold-He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain; p. 311: Malcolm X-I learned that pilgrims from every land-every color & class & rank-all snored in the same language; p. 379: Armenian Proverb-If there were wisdom in beards, all goats would be prophets.
5-0 out of 5 stars Another great book on ethics by Scott Peck
Scott peck has put together this anthology of quotes on the virtues of happiness, courage, compassion, purity, perseverance, courtesy, faith, goodness, love, respect, strength, and wisdom. If you have a natural philosophical bent you will find most of the quotes in this 384 page book to be quite profound. If you have no interest in a collection of quotes then don't buy this book. If you do read on and see what you think of this sampling of quotes found in the book:5-0 out of 5 stars A True Treasure
This book is wonderful. Dr. Peck's commentary on each section gets one to see these aspects in a fresh way. The quotes are highly thought-provoking and stimulating-each one a gem of insight. ... Read more

Subjects:  1. Body, Mind & Spirit    2. Conduct of life    3. General    4. Inspirational    5. Inspirational - General    6. New Age    7. Quotations    8. Quotations, maxims, etc    9. Self-realization    10. Virtues    11. Body, Mind & Spirit / General   


19. America's God and Country: Encyclopedia of Quotations
by Amerisearch
Paperback (09 June, 2000)
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1-0 out of 5 stars God (oh the irony) can't you xtians just get over yourselves?
For the last time, America was not founded as a christian nation, the Founders were uniformly hostile either to the christian religion or to the traditional "Trinitarian" churches.
5-0 out of 5 stars This awesome book should be in every home!
In a society where God is constantly under attack, this book helps put things in perspective.It's a must for any Christian.There are tons of wonderful quotes kids won't hear in the public schools.It helps fill in a portion of history that is "taboo," the part involving God.Our country's heretage is rich in divine intervention.We love this book so much, that we have started a tradition of giving it as a gift to every graduate from which we receive an announcement.I particularly like George Washington Carver's quotes for high school graduates.

5-0 out of 5 stars Required reading in our schools, and government elected officials!
I bought this book for myself several years ago, and use it for a source for research, and for history. My pastor wrote and piece in our church bulletin, which indicated General/President Washington was not a Christian. I set him straight from quotes in this book, and bought it for him. He had wanted to borrow mine, and once he received his own copy, he understood why I wouldn't loan it out......he would never get it back! Every student of history should have a copy, and EVERY Christian, and person of faith in the Almighty should get a copy! ... Read more

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20. Best Quotations for All Occasions
by Fawcett
Mass Market Paperback (12 July, 1986)
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5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent Choice For Students, and any one else
I purchased this book on this website, not only did it come exactly on the date it said it would but the book is excellent. Im a sophmore in high school, and wanted a book that would give me something compelling to write in essays, Im sure (I've yet to write one, having just received the book 3 hours ago) it will be helpful. Its arranged wonderfully and the cover is pink! P.S. I also bought Inspirational Quotes in hardcover also good! Bravo

5-0 out of 5 stars Polished Diamonds
This book has a truly excellent selection of quotes.There are no dud quotes or ones that leave you guessing.Lewis Henry has done an admirable editing job. ... Read more

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