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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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America's God and Country Encyclopedia of Quotations
America's God and Country Encyclopedia of Quotations
by William J Federer
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This exhaustive reference tool is ideal for students, teachers, attorneys, journalists, speakers, politicians, and more. The book affirms America's Godly heritage with over 2,100 quotations from nearly 700 sources. Fully footnoted.... (read more)

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LOVE: Quotes and Passages from the Heart
LOVE: Quotes and Passages from the Heart
by B.C. Aronson
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“True love is like ghosts, which everybody talks about and few have seen.” —Francois, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Writer “To have a good friend is the purest of all God's gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment... (read more)

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Quotable Elizabeth Warren
Quotable Elizabeth Warren
by Tony Lyons
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US Senator Elizabeth Warren has long been an original thinker and a powerful voice for the common man. Having worked her first job at the age of nine and witnessed first-hand the economic struggles of the American middle class, Warren never hesitates to... (read more)

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The Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen: Quotes from Her Novels, Letters, and Diaries
The Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen: Quotes from Her Novels, Letters, and Diaries
by Jane Austen
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Drawn from her world-renowned novels, private writing and extremely entertaining letters, The Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen is an absorbing collection of the beloved author's insightful musings. Austen's social commentaries remain as fresh today as when... (read more)

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The Google Boys: Sergey Brin and Larry Page in Their Own Words (In Their Own Words)
The Google Boys: Sergey Brin and Larry Page in Their Own Words (In Their Own Words)
by George Beahm
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If you want to find something on the World Wide Web, you “Google” it. With its 1 million servers located around the world, the company handles over a billion search requests daily. But when the Internet first came online, people struggled to... (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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From Mitford's Father Tim Kavanagh comes this collection of lively ideas, common sense, profound wisdom, and plain good humor from the likes of C.S. Lewis, Emily Dickinson, William Blake, Helen Keller, G.K. Chesterton, and Will Rogers.... (read more)

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Transform Your Life: A Year of Awareness Practice
Transform Your Life: A Year of Awareness Practice
by Cheri Huber
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Chosen for impact, clarity, and humor,  these one-per-day quotations come from a wide variety of sources:  Zen masters; Christian and Sufi mystics; Eastern and Western philosophers; poets ancient and modern; and living... (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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Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
by Oxford Univ Press
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"Life is either a daring adventure or it is nothing." "The fool wonders, the wise man asks." "Comedy is tragedy plus time." "Friends are the sunshine of life." It is hard to imagine a more convenient reference--and a more engaging book to browse in--than... (read more)

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Bon Mots, Wisecracks, and Gags: The Wit of Robert Benchley, Dorothy Parker, and the Algonquin Round Table
Bon Mots, Wisecracks, and Gags: The Wit of Robert Benchley, Dorothy Parker, and the Algonquin Round Table
by Robert E Drennan
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“Stop looking at the world through rose-colored bifocals.” “His mind is so open, the wind whistles through it.” “You cant teach an old dogma new tricks.” Ever wonder where these sayings came from? For decades, the dining... (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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Soul Would Have No Rainbow If the Eyes Had No Tears and Other Native American PR
Soul Would Have No Rainbow If the Eyes Had No Tears and Other Native American PR
by Guy A Zona
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andlt;Bandgt;SAYINGS OF TIME-HONORED TRUTH AND CONTEMPORARY WISDOM FROM THE NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBESandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Why will you take by force what you may obtain by love? andlt;BRandgt; We will be known forever by the tracks we leave. andlt... (read more)

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Butter My Butt and Call Me a Biscuit: And Other Country Sayings, Say-SOS, Hoots, and Hollers
Butter My Butt and Call Me a Biscuit: And Other Country Sayings, Say-SOS, Hoots, and Hollers
by Gene Cheek
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They're called colloquialisms, idioms, of just good old fashioned, home-grown country sayings steeped in humor and home-spun common sense. These parlances might not fit the modern hoity toity rhetoric you're used to seeing in print or hearing on TV, and... (read more)

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The Book of Positive Quotations for Our Golden Years
The Book of Positive Quotations for Our Golden Years
by Pat Corrick Hinton
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The latest volume in the popular Positive Quotation series combines uplifting quotations with daily affirmations on aging. A great gift for the retiree on everyone's holiday shopping list. Illustrated.... (read more)

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Quotations of John F. Kennedy
Quotations of John F. Kennedy
by John F. Kennedy
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War hero, politician, President of the United States-- John Fitzgerald Kennedy embodied the dreams and hopes of an age. This handsome collection of nearly one hundred quotations captures the wit and wisdom of one of America's best-loved Presidents.... (read more)

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Quotations from the Heart
Quotations from the Heart
by Bill Halamandaris
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1,000 quotations that speak to the heart of what we do, who we are, and what we hope to be. They are cliff notes for life: from Adversity ("There is no education like adversity," Benjamin Disraeli.) to Wealth ("The gods are those who either have money or... (read more)

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The Quotable Actor: 1001 Pearls of Wisdom from Actors Talking about Acting
The Quotable Actor: 1001 Pearls of Wisdom from Actors Talking about Acting
by Damon Dimarco
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Collecting advice, quotes, essays, and observations from hundreds of famous actors and highly regarded acting teachers, The Quotable Actor covers a wide range of topics on the art and history of acting. Entertaining, instructive, and informative, it is... (read more)

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Roman Antiquities: Volume I. Books 1-2
Roman Antiquities: Volume I. Books 1-2
by Of Halicarna Dionysius Of Halicarnassus
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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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Philosophy & Practice
Philosophy & Practice
by A. Phillips Griffiths
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The journal is concerned with the study of philosophy in all its branches.... (read more)

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