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Quotes Every Man Should Knowby Nick Mamatas
Synopses & Reviews
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!
About the Author
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
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.
Man is by nature a political animal.
If your enemy is laughing, how can he bludgeon you to death?
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.
Donuts—is there anything they can’t do?
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