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The Book of Common Fallacies: Falsehoods, Misconceptions, Flawed Facts, and Half-Truths That Are Ruining Your Life
The Book of Common Fallacies: Falsehoods, Misconceptions, Flawed Facts, and Half-Truths That Are Ruining Your Life
by Philip Ward
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Long before Snopes.com and Wikipedia, The Book of Common Fallacies set out to debunk popular beliefs and set the record straight. By tracking down the facts and citing experts in a multitude of fields, Philip Ward points out the senseless ideas that we... (read more)

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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... (read more)

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Pessimisms: Famous (and Not So Famous) Observations, Quotations, Thoughts, and Ruminations on What to Expect When You're Expecting
Pessimisms: Famous (and Not So Famous) Observations, Quotations, Thoughts, and Ruminations on What to Expect When You're Expecting
by Eric Marcus
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Eric Marcus is the author of a dozen books on sociology, sexuality and suicide.... (read more)

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Bartlett's Words to Live by: Advice and Inspiration for Everyday Life
Bartlett's Words to Live by: Advice and Inspiration for Everyday Life
by John Bartlett
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For 150 years people have looked to Bartlett's Familiar Quotations for wisdom, inspiration, and pure fun. Here now is an elegant new collection of the best advice ever given, inspiring words from the world's wisest men and women. "There is no cure for... (read more)

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Bardisms (10 Edition)
Bardisms (10 Edition)
by Edelstein
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“Browse the delightful Bardisms to find a fitting quote for any mood, moment, or occasion. But read it through to learn how to enjoy Shakespeare and bring more of his language into your daily life.” — Jacob Weisberg, Editor of Slate... (read more)

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The Wit and Wisdom of Gandhi
The Wit and Wisdom of Gandhi
by Mohandas Gandhi
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He believed India should learn to live before it tried to die for humanity. He was a devout Hindu but asserted no Christian could outdo him in singing "Lead, Kindly Light." One would expect a volume of quotations from Gandhi to be packed with wisdom... (read more)

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Abraham Lincoln's Wit & Wisdom
Abraham Lincoln's Wit & Wisdom
by Abraham Lincoln
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"My politics are short and sweet, like the old woman's dance." The most eloquent of American presidents, Lincoln offered sagacious and frequently humorous comments on everything that mattered. This attractively designed and illustrated gift book features... (read more)

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Figure It Out: A Guide to Wisdom
Figure It Out: A Guide to Wisdom
by Peter Megargee Brown
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Foreword by Alexandra Stoddard, author of Living a Beautiful Life: 500 Ways to Add Elegance, Order, Beauty and Joy to Every Day of Your Life. Often we come to a point in our lives when we dispense with thetrivial and tire of ordinary superficialities... (read more)

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101 Life Lessons . . . by Ej
101 Life Lessons . . . by Ej
by Jr. Earl Johnson
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In life we sometimes struggle with challenging entities. It could be a person, a place or a thing. Even though the scenario is different, the principle is the same. Have you ever asked yourself, How did I end up here once again? Why haven't things... (read more)

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Wit and Wisdom from Poor Richard S Almanack (Dover Thrift Editions)
Wit and Wisdom from Poor Richard S Almanack (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Benjamin Franklin
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Hundreds of delightful aphorisms, carefully selected from many issues of Franklin's popular 18th-century publication: "He that lies down with Dogs, shall rise up with fleas" and many others.... (read more)

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The Quotable Soldier
The Quotable Soldier
by Lamar Underwood
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"The book provides familiar and not-so-familiar sayings that capture the chaos, challenges,and sacrifices of war."--Army magazine "Quite simply, it's a great read and a splendid collection of quotations. Underwood's compendium offers more than the... (read more)

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Eyes That See Do Not Grow Old: The Proverbs of Mexico, Central and South America
Eyes That See Do Not Grow Old: The Proverbs of Mexico, Central and South America
by Guy A. Zona
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Reflections on life, sage advice, and eye-opening observations expressed in common Latino sayings and proverbs from the individual cultures of Mexico, Central America, and South America. He who speaks sows, and he who listens harvests. Don't be like the... (read more)

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Should You Judge This Book by Its Cover?: 100 Fresh Takes on Familiar Sayings and Quotations
Should You Judge This Book by Its Cover?: 100 Fresh Takes on Familiar Sayings and Quotations
by Julian Baggini
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“Life is not a dress rehearsal.” — Rose Tremain “Its easy saying what things are not. Life is not a bed of roses, God is not an old man sitting in a cloud, winning isnt everything. Some negations, however, are more informative than... (read more)

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Mom Candy: 1,000 Quotes of Inspiration for Mothers
Mom Candy: 1,000 Quotes of Inspiration for Mothers
by Jena Pincott
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Sweet, satisfying and calming, Mom Candy is the perfect pick-me-up gift for mothers of all ages. With 1,000 quotes, reflections, and insights Mom Candy gets at the heart of motherhood—from the anticipation of pregnancy and the arrival of... (read more)

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The Little Red Book of Grandmother's Wisdom
The Little Red Book of Grandmother's Wisdom
by Holly (edt) Rubino
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For first-timers, veterans, or those hoping to join the ranks real soon, here is a collection of more than 250 memorable quotations that capture the ups and downs and all points in between of what it means to be a grandmother and the inherent wisdom... (read more)

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The Wicked Wit of Charles Dickens (Wicked Wit of)
The Wicked Wit of Charles Dickens (Wicked Wit of)
by Shelley Klein
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...there are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts. -from Oliver Twist It was not a bosom to repose upon, but it was a capital bosom to hang jewels upon. -from Little Dorrit I was always treated as if I had insisted on being born,... (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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Like all people, atheists contemplate issues of love, death, and morality, and in times of stress we long for solace and inspiration. A collection of uplifting quotations from some of mankinds most important philosophers, scientists, writers, and even... (read more)

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The Little Green Book of Irish Wisdom
The Little Green Book of Irish Wisdom
by Dermot Mcevoy
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Wit, craic, and maxims from the Emerald Isleand#8217;s most famous descendents including JFK, Ronald Reagan, St. Patrick, William Butler Yeats, Oscar Wilde, George Carlin, Brendan Behan, Michael Collins, de Valera, Tug McGraw, and many more! In this... (read more)

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Pearls of Wisdom from Grandma
Pearls of Wisdom from Grandma
by Jennifer Hayes
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In the same tradition as Sisters   and Simple Abundance, Pearls of Wisdom from Grandma  explores the deep-rooted connections between grandmother and grandchild and the boundary between memory and experience. It shares with readers a timeless... (read more)

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Last Words of the Executed
Last Words of the Executed
by Robert K. Elder
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Some beg for forgiveness. Others claim innocence. At least three cheer for their favorite football teams. Death waits for us all, but only those sentenced to death know the day and the hour—and only they can be sure that their last words will... (read more)

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