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The Ultimate Quotable Einstein
The Ultimate Quotable Einstein
by Albert Einstein
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This is the definitive edition of the hugely popular collection of Einstein quotations that has sold tens of thousands of copies worldwide and been translated into twenty-five languages. The Ultimate Quotable Einstein features roughly 1,600 quotes in all.... (read more)

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 Wabi Sabi: The Art of Everyday Life
Wabi Sabi: The Art of Everyday Life
by Diane Durston
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With "slow living" as the newest incarnation of the simplicity movement, the search for fresh inspiration on ways to live a more authentic life is as pressing as ever. Turning to Eastern traditions, people are discovering the Japanese concept of wabi... (read more)

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The Quotable Atheist: Ammunition for Nonbelievers, Political Junkies, Gadflies, and Those Generally Hell-Bound
The Quotable Atheist: Ammunition for Nonbelievers, Political Junkies, Gadflies, and Those Generally Hell-Bound
by Jack Huberman
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Surprisingly, no book of quotations on God and religion by atheists and agnostics exists. Luckily, for the millions of American nonbelievers who have quietly stewed for years as the religious right made gains in politics and culture, the wait is over... (read more)

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The Portable Curmudgeon
The Portable Curmudgeon
by Jon Winokur
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Do you believe that cynicism is simply common sense? Do sunny smiles make you want to snarl? Do you have the feeling you may answer with something unprintable the next time you hear "Have a nice day"? Then you'll be in the best of company with the... (read more)

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1001 Smartest Things Ever Said (05 Edition)
1001 Smartest Things Ever Said (05 Edition)
by Steven D. Price
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In this witty collection you will find quotations grouped in categories that reflect the range of human existence, hopes, and achievement: Life and Death (And Some of What Happens in Between) � 3Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear,... (read more)

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The Art of the Epigraph: How Great Books Begin
The Art of the Epigraph: How Great Books Begin
by Rosemary Ahern
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For many book lovers, there is no more pleasing start to a book than a well-chosen epigraph. These intriguing quotations, sayings, and snippets of songs and poems do more than set the tone for the experience ahead: the epigraph informs us about the... (read more)

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Dance First. Think Later: 618 Rules to Live by
Dance First. Think Later: 618 Rules to Live by
by Kathryn Petras
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Timeless in their wisdom, thought-provoking in their message, surprising in their truth and memorable in their originality, the right words can give direction, inspiration, and sometimes a tangible boost onto the right path. For example, Steve Jobs once... (read more)

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A Continual Feast: Words of Comfort and Celebration, Collected by Father Tim
A Continual Feast: Words of Comfort and Celebration, Collected by Father Tim
by Jan Karon
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For years, Mitford’s Father Tim Kavanagh has transcribed into his dog-eared journals words of wisdom, faith, and encouragement. Written in his own hand or typed on his idiosyncratic Royal typewriter, A ContinualFeast contains the lively ideas... (read more)

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Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (Bartlett's Familiar Quotations)
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (Bartlett's Familiar Quotations)
by John Bartlett
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First published in 1855, BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS has been completely updated and revised for the seventeenth edition by Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Justin Kaplan. This 17th edition, under Kaplan's splendid direction, contains over 20,000... (read more)

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The Snark Handbook: A Reference Guide to Verbal Sparring
The Snark Handbook: A Reference Guide to Verbal Sparring
by Lawrence Dorfman
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It’s impossible to go a full day without using snark, so why fight it? Snark is everywhere, from television to movies to everyday life. This lively collection provides hours of entertainment—better than an Etch A Sketch, and more fun than... (read more)

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Shakespeare on Love
Shakespeare on Love
by Stephen (edt) Brennan
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William Shakespeare is ubiquitous throughout the Western World as the master of the written word, and Sonnet 18 is celebrated as one of the most exquisite love poems of all time. But love comes in all forms—friendship, familial, unrequited love... (read more)

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London in Quotations
London in Quotations
by Jacqueline (com) Mitchell
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London is one of the worlds great cities—a source of inspiration to generations of poets, novelists, journalists, and commentators who have visited or called it home. Be it praise or colorful invective, everyone, it seems, has something to say about... (read more)

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The Quotable Hitchens: From Alcohol to Zionism: The Very Best of Christopher Hitchens
The Quotable Hitchens: From Alcohol to Zionism: The Very Best of Christopher Hitchens
by Christopher Hitchens
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Over the past few decades, the bestselling author of Hitch-22 has crisscrossed the globe debating religious scholars, Catholic clergy, rabbis, and devout Christians on the existence of God--appearances that have attracted thousands of people on both... (read more)

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The Wheel of Time: The Shamans of Mexico Their Thoughts about Life Death and the Universe
The Wheel of Time: The Shamans of Mexico Their Thoughts about Life Death and the Universe
by Carlos Castaneda
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Originally drawn to Yaqui Indian spiritual leader don Juan Matus for his knowledge of mind-altering plants, bestselling author Carlos Castaneda soon immersed himself in the sorcerer’s magical world entirely. Ten years after his first encounter with... (read more)

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Napoleon Dynamite: The Complete Quote Book
Napoleon Dynamite: The Complete Quote Book
by An Na
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Pulled from the hit film that made a hero out of a tetherball-loving guy with glasses and stellar dance moves, the words, phrases, and speeches in "Napoleon Dynamite: The Complete Quote Book" capture the hilarious dialogue that worked its way into the... (read more)

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Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure
Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure
by Larry Smith and Rachel Fershleiser
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Deceptively simple and surprisingly addictive, Not Quite What I Was Planning is a thousand glimpses of humanity — six words at a time. One Life. Six Words. What's Yours? When Hemingway famously wrote, "For Sale: baby shoes, never worn," he... (read more)

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The Traveling Curmudgeon
The Traveling Curmudgeon
by Jon (edt) Winokur
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On the theory that an account of a pleasant journey is best not thrust upon friends, that a disaster makes for a more entertaining story, here is a gathering of quotes, commentary, and anecdotes about the travails of travel, the downright strangeness of... (read more)

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Roman Antiquities: Volume II. Books 3-4
Roman Antiquities: Volume II. Books 3-4
by Dionysi
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Dionysius of Halicarnassus was born before 53 BCE and went to Italy before 29 BCE. He taught rhetoric in Rome while studying the Latin language, collecting material for a history of Rome, and writing. His Roman Antiquities began to appear in 7 BCE... (read more)

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Lend Me Your Ears Updated & Expanded Edition
Lend Me Your Ears Updated & Expanded Edition
by William Safire
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An instant classic when it was first published a decade ago and now enriched by 17 new speeches, "Lend Me Your Ears" contains more than 200 outstanding moments of oratory.... (read more)

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"It Always Seems Impossible Until It's Done.": Motivation for Dreamers & Doers
"It Always Seems Impossible Until It's Done.": Motivation for Dreamers & Doers
by Kathryn Petras
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Pursuing a dream is hard work, but the right words delivered at the right time--by people who've been there and done that--can give us just the motivation we need. The right words can rekindle our enthusiasm, re-energize our efforts, dispel doubt, let us... (read more)

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