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Quotes Every Man Should Know

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Filled with the wit of Winston Churchill, the insight of Aristotle, and the genius of George Carlin, this pocket-size companion is a thinking man's arsenal of quotes, quips, and comebacks. Quotes Every Man Should Know offers in-depth investigations into "who said what," counterquotes for common clichés, and tips for citing sayings without sounding stupid. Never be at a loss for words again!

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The perfect companion to Stuff Every Man Should Know (160,000 net) and Jokes Every Man Should Know (140,000 net), Quotes Every Man Should Know is chock full of aphorisms, bons mots, and universal truths for every occasion. With sections on immortal quotations, inspirational quotations, humorous quotations, famously inaccurate quotations, and even quotations about quotations, this pocket-size reference offers quotable wisdom by everyone from Buddha, Plato, and Voltaire to Dororthy Parker, Jerry Seinfeld, Daniel Tosh, and more. Don’t go back to school without it!

Table of Contents

Introduction 8

Wisdom of the Ages 13

Power is a near neighbor to necessity.

Inspiration and Action 37

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Politics 49

Man is by nature a political animal.

Humor 61

If your enemy is laughing, how can he bludgeon you to death?

Women 73

A lady is one who never shows her underwear unintentionally.

They Never Said That 83

The definition of “insanity” . . .

Reviving Clichéd Quotes 95

The road to hell is paved with good intentions

Quote vs. Counterquote 109

Turnabout is fair play.

Quotations About Quotations 123

I hate quotations.

Epigraphs 133

Donuts—is there anything they can’t do?

Product Details

ISBN:
9781594746369
Author:
Mamatas, Nick
Publisher:
Quirk Books
Subject:
Quotations
Subject:
Reference - General
Publication Date:
20130831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
6.02 x 3.76 x 0.66 in 0.4 lb

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » General
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Mens Studies
Reference » General
Reference » Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Young Adult » General

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