LITTLE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS Fifth Edition
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|Formát:||hardback hardback 496 stran|
4,000 of the best quotations of past and present Special words for any special occasion: snappy one-liners and the world's greatest ideas Over 300 themes - from Fashion to Philosophy, Censorship to Sex New to this edition New themes: Africa, Facts, Honesty, India, Insight, Kissing, Persistence, Wisdom, Wit New quotes: over 60 including: 'Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.' Muhammad Ali; 'Of all animals the boy is the most unmanageable.' Aristotle; 'Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.' Beethoven; 'Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.' St Catherine of Siena; 'The value of an idea lies in the using of it.' Edison; 'The essence of pleasure is spontaneity.' Germaine Greer; 'God is the breath of all breath.' Kabir; 'If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything, is ready, we shall never begin.' Turgenev; Over 400 quotes new to this edition This updated edition is the perfect gift for every occasion. From Shakespeare and Mark Twain to Albert Einstein and Kate Moss, this dictionary features 4,000 of the best and most popular quotations of past and present. Packed with quotable quotes on over 300 themes from Parties to Punctuality, this is the ideal tool for finding exactly the right words to express yourself in any situation. 'There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates' loot on Treasure Island' said Walt Disney, and in this book a crowd of voices offer ideas: 'Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world', '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'. Readership: General readers, especially those wanting to make a speech or write a note on special occasions and celebrations. A perfect gift.
- ISBN: 0199654506
- EAN: 9780199654505