This updated collection offers a vivid picture of the world in the
21st century, against a backdrop of the landmark events leading up
to it. From Catherine Tate and The Simpsons to Mother Teresa and
Winston Churchill, Modern Quotations charts the ebbs and flows of
popular culture as well as marking the key voices and watersheds
for our time. An authoritative look-up reference, and an enjoyable
source for browsing: the perfect gift. New quotations include: 'You
tried your best, and you failed miserably. The lesson is, never
try.' [Homer Simpson] Matt Groening 'I ain't a communist
necessarily, but I been in the red all my life.' Woody Guthrie 'I
don't eat anything with a face.' Linda McCartney 'Never stop
because you are afraid -- you are never so likely to be wrong.'
Fridtjof Nansen 'I watch where the cosmetics industry is going and
then walk in the opposite direction.' Anita Roddick 'I wish I had
invented blue jeans.' Yves Saint Laurent 'Fame vaporizes, money
goes with the wind, and all that's left is character.' O. J.