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The Quotable Musician

by Sheila E. Anderson Allworth (February 16, 2010)

In The Quotable Musician: From Bach to Tupac, music artists through the ages speak out in this illuminating collection of quotations. Both the famous and the obscure from every genre of music--including classical,...


The Little Blue Book of Travel Wisdom

by Julie Ganz Skyhorse (November 04, 2014)

From the early explorers to space travelers and holiday jetsetters, those in transit have acknowledged both the benefits and downsides of life on the go. The Little Blue Book of Travel Wisdom is a collection...


Mitt Romney in His Own Words

by Phillip Hines Threshold Editions (April 03, 2012)

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has articulated his vision for America's future in an election-year tumult of campaign speeches and media interviews; now, this essential collection of Romney's...


The Little Black Book of Political Wisdom

by Sanford L. Jacobs Skyhorse (November 04, 2014)

Politics. It's a word that carries a great deal of weight, and there have been many words spoken about it ever since human beings decided it might be a good idea to come down from the trees and form some kind...


A Collection of Chinese Maxims

by Yin Haibo & Yin Bangyan Simon & Schuster (May 06, 2014)

A beautiful collection of Chinese maxims now available in both the original Chinese and in English translation. They cover such diverse topics as government, learning, cultivation of character, affections, and...


Inspiring Generosity

by Barbara Bonner Wisdom Publications (April 01, 2014)

Inspiring stories and beautifully typeset quotations about generosity. WARNING: This book might change your life.

The desire to act generously arrives like an uninvited guest, unexpectedly, like a lightning bolt,...


The Little Red Book of Kitchen Wisdom

by Nicole Frail, Matthew Magda & Kerri Frail Skyhorse (April 01, 2014)

From Thomas Keller to Julia Childhundreds of quotes that are sure to please anyone who loves to cook, bake, drink, and eat.

As American chef and food writer James Beard once said, "Food is our common ground,...


The Little Red Book of Graduate Wisdom

by Michael Pipper Skyhorse (April 01, 2014)

Advice, inspiration, and consolation for those facing life after school.

Sometimes graduates need a gift that is a little more comprehensive than Oh, the Places You’ll Go! This small book is packed full of...


1,001 Pearls of Spiritual Wisdom

by Kim Lim Skyhorse (April 01, 2014)

The most inspirational and thought-provoking ruminations on spirituality.

1,001 Pearls of Spiritual Wisdom collects the most comforting and thought-provoking thoughts ever spoken and written. Not bound by any...


Quotable Quotes

by Editors of Reader's Digest Reader's Digest (March 31, 1997)

A collection of words of wisdom, wry witticisms, provocative opinions, and inspiring reflections-from Benjamin Franklin to Colin Powell, Abraham Lincoln to Mother Teresa, Margaret Mead to Garrison Keillor. From...


What's That From?

by Jai Nanda St. Martin's Griffin (March 10, 2014)

Do you know what films have given us the following quotes?

"What we have here is a failure to communicate."

"Excuse me while I whip this out."

"Would somebody get this walking carpet out of my way?"

"I don't know...


Quotations Inspire Love In a Relationship

by Perry Ritthaler eBookIt.com (January 26, 2014)

This beautiful colorful e-book is easy to read; and easy to understand; filled with thought provoking love quotations and color illustrations of animals and landscapes.

"Quotations Inspire Love In A Relationship"...


New York: The Big Apple Quote Book

by Bob Blaisdell Dover Publications (November 12, 2013)

More than 1,000 quotes from Walt Whitman, Calvin Trillin, Helen Hayes, Lenny Bruce, and others comment on skyscrapers, subways, the boroughs, Lady Liberty, and why people love and hate New York City.


Abraham Lincoln's Wit and Wisdom

by Abraham Lincoln & Bob Blaisdell Dover Publications (July 17, 2013)

The most eloquent of American presidents, Lincoln had a sagacious or humorous comment on everything that mattered. This attractively designed and illustrated gift book features his remarks on subjects from politics...


Thoreau: A Book of Quotations

by Henry David Thoreau & Bob Blaisdell Dover Publications (April 26, 2012)

In more than 600 striking, thought-provoking excerpts, grouped under 17 headings, Thoreau rails against injustice, gives voice to his love of nature, and advocates simplicity and conscious living. Note.


Shakespeare Lexicon and Quotation Dictionary, Vol. 1

by Alexander Schmidt Dover Publications (July 11, 2012)

Volume 1 of massive work by a leading Shakespeare scholar and lexicographer, a standard in the field, provides full definitions, locations, and shades of meaning in every word in Shakespeare's plays and poems....


Book of African-American Quotations

by Joslyn Pine Dover Publications (February 03, 2012)

This original collection of quotations cites approximately 100 well-known African Americans from all walks of life, including Maya Angelou, Louis Armstrong, Muhammad Ali, Julian Bond, George Washington Carver,...


Shakespeare: A Book of Quotations

by William Shakespeare Dover Publications (April 09, 2012)

With over 500 offerings from the most quoted writer in the English language, this modestly priced volume provides a luxurious assortment of memorable and profound thoughts on love, marriage, truth, beauty, more....


Music: A Book of Quotations

by Herb Galewitz Dover Publications (February 10, 2012)

More than 400 memorable quotes about the world of music, from Fred Allen to Oscar Wilde, from Friedrich Nietzsche to Florian Zabach. Wonderful for public speakers or just browsing.


Wit and Wisdom from Poor Richard's Almanack

by Benjamin Franklin Dover Publications (February 01, 2012)

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.


Wit and Wisdom of the American Presidents: A Book of Quotations

by Joslyn Pine Dover Publications (February 01, 2012)

Over 400 memorable quotes: Coolidge's "The chief business of America is business," Carter's "Whatever starts in California unfortunately has an inclination to spread," Bush's "Read my lips: no new taxes," many...


Mother: A Book of Quotations

by Herb Galewitz Dover Publications (August 22, 2012)

Quotes, sayings, and musings on motherhood — from the Roman poet Virgil to comedienne Phyllis Diller. Includes words by Shakespeare, Sophocles, Dr. Benjamin Spock, Victor Hugo, Napoleon, Jacqueline Kennedy...


Patriotism: Quotations from Around the World

by Herb Galewitz Dover Publications (May 10, 2012)

More than 400 memorable quotes — expressed over the ages by writers, statesmen, military leaders, and other figures of note — are sometimes witty, sometimes cynical, and often provocative. Arranged alphabetically...


Friendship: A Book of Quotations

by Herb Galewitz Dover Publications (November 06, 2012)

Over 400 timeless observations, including "A true friend is one soul in two bodies" (Aristotle), "Friendship is like money, easier made than kept," (Samuel Butler), many more. Great browsing, reference book....


The Little Red Book of Yoga Wisdom

by Kelsie Besaw Skyhorse (January 07, 2014)

In Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, the word yoga means “spiritual discipline.” Modern yoga is thought of mainly in the context of its postures, but the actual meaning of yoga goes much deeper than that....


The Little Red Book of Love

by Kari Belsheim Skyhorse (January 07, 2014)

“At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet.”

—Plato

“Who, being loved, is poor?”

?Oscar WildeLove is all around us, and it has inspired the most moving words ever spoken or set to the page. Inside...


101 Most Important Things You Need to Know Before You Have a Baby: Life Lessons You're Going to Learn Sooner or Later...

by Renae Willis Howard Books (February 03, 2009)

Congratulations!

You're about to embark on an exciting adventure called parenthood.

This collection of life lessons and wisdom will help you navigate the maze of tough decisions and difficult choices you are...


Bartlett's Familiar Black Quotations: 5,000 Years of Literature, Lyrics, Poems, Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs from Voices Around the World

by Retha Powers & , Henry Louis Gates Little, Brown and Company (December 03, 2013)

A comprehensive, all-new collection bringing together the most thoughtful, inspiring, and wisest voices from the Black diaspora across history.

BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR BLACK QUOTATIONS paints a rich canvas of Black...


The Little Red Book of Grandmother's Wisdom

by Holly Rubino Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

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...


The Little Red Book of Cowboy Wisdom

by Stephen Brennan & Johnny D. Boggs Skyhorse (October 01, 2013)

From real, larger-than-life showmen like Buffalo Bill to silver-screen gunslingers like John Wayne, the cowboy has become an international symbol of honor, adventure, valor, daring, and courage. The era of the...


The Little Red Book of Leadership Lessons

by Donald J. Palmisano & Bobby Jindal Skyhorse (October 19, 2012)

In the weeks following the presidential election, the question of what truly makes a good leader is on everyone's mind. Anyone can claim to be a leader in times of calm, but crisis situations separate the true...


Passages

by Chuck Wechsler Skyhorse (December 07, 2011)

This fascinating, 200-page book features the quotes from the best hunting, fishing, and nature writers to ever grace the pages of Sporting Classics. It's laced with poignant passages from hunting stories by...


The Little Black Book of Mafia Wisdom

by Wesley Jacques Skyhorse (November 01, 2012)

"Don't let your tongue be your worst enemy." --John "Sonny" Franzese

"You can go a long way with a smile. You can go a lot farther with a smile and a gun." --Al Capone

"I never lie to any man because I don't fear...


Common Phrases

by Max Cryer Skyhorse (October 01, 2010)

In day-to-day speech we use words and phrases without a passing thought as to why we use them or where they come from. Max Cryer changes all that by showing how fascinating the English language really is. Did...


The Quotable Lawyer

by Tony Lyons Skyhorse (March 22, 2010)

The legal system and the lawyers who operate in (and around) it have influenced society and continue to do so today. In this age of the slip-and-fall, “false” advertising, and medical “malpractice,” it’s...


1,001 Pearls of Golfers' Wisdom

by Jim Apfelbaum & Arnold Palmer Skyhorse (May 15, 2012)

There’s an old adage about sports writing that says “the smaller the ball, the better the writing.” The quotes that make up 1,001 Pearls of Golfer’s Wisdom prove that to be most definitely true! Including...


Peter's Quotations

by Dr. Laurence J. Peter Collins Reference (August 06, 2013)

From the author of the multimillion-selling The Peter Principle, and The Peter Prescription, here is a timeless collection of some of history's greatest and best-expressed thoughts. Organized alphabetically...


Ifferisms

by Dr. Mardy Grothe HarperCollins e-books (August 25, 2009)

Perfect for linguaphiles and lovers of quotes, Ifferisms is a lively compendium of wit, wisdom, and wordplay from Dr. Mardy Grothe, author of I Never Metaphor I Didn’t Like, Viva La Repartee, and Oxymoronica....


Thoughts of Chairman Buffett

by Siimon Reynolds Harper Business (November 01, 2011)

"There's something about smart people explaining ideas to an orangutan that makes their decision making better."—Warren Buffett

He's an American icon, the world's most famous and most successful investor every...


The Quotable Artist

by Peggy Hadden Allworth (June 29, 2010)

Journey through the wit and wisdom of generations of visual artists, photographers, writers, and architects--and discover what makes creative people extraordinary. This compilation of more than 1,000 great quotations,...


Set Your Compass True

by Signe Bergstrom Harper Design (December 18, 2012)

This remarkable collection of quotations by John, Robert, and Edward Kennedy offers a wealth of advice and wisdom on leading a meaningful life. Within the book, the brothers opine, advise, and muse on many of...


1,001 Pearls of Life-Changing Wisdom

by Elizabeth Venstra Skyhorse (March 29, 2016)

In this extensive collection of words to enlighten your mind and uplift your spirit, you will find something applicable to any problem, situation, or conundrum, as well as the inspiration for living your everyday...


499 Words Every College Student Should Know

by Stephen Spignesi Skyhorse (August 29, 2017)

Words equal credibility. The more articulate a person is, the more seriously they will be taken—by everyone.

On any given day, you might read “abrogate” used in a USA Today article; or “demagogue”...


Words from the Wise

by Rosemarie Jarski Skyhorse (November 17, 2007)

When faced with life's greatest quandaries, there's just one place to go for advice: all your beloved heroes and heroines. These 6,000 thought-provoking quotations cover almost every imaginable dilemma and come...


Schadenfreude

by Lawrence Dorfman Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

Schadenfreude: noun, often capitalized 'shä-d?n-?fro?i-d? Schadenfreude i/'???d?nfr??d?/ (German: ['?a?d?n?f???d?]): pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others.

"Revenge is a dish best served cold."

We've...


Words Gone Wild

by Jim Bernhard Skyhorse (June 01, 2010)

Chock-full of jokes and entertaining twists of the tongue, this lighthearted but scholarly guide to humorous language is a sure?re hit with word lovers. The examples are entertainingly bawdy, with a delightful...


Endangered Phrases

by Steven D. Price Skyhorse (June 22, 2011)

Person to person" (and station to station"), bar sinister," the weed of crime bears bitter fruit," between the devil and the deep blue sea," will o' the wisp," poor as Job's turkey" . . . these are just a few...


Abused, Confused, and Misused Words

by Mary Embree Skyhorse (December 13, 2012)

Have you been putting bullion in your soup? Is incorrect spelling starting to have a negative affect on your term papers? Do you wonder what someone is inferring when they tell you to pick up a dictionary? These...


On 1984

by James Daley Racehorse (May 16, 2017)

2017. America is drastically divided and, some would argue, is starting to resemble George Orwell’s portrayal of a totalitarian state in his iconic novel, 1984. In the age of alternative facts, internal hostility,...


The World According to Rick

by Rick Sanchez & Matt Carson Hachette Books (September 24, 2018)

A must-have gift book: the wit, wisdom, and frequent diatribes of mad scientist Rick Sanchez of Adult Swim's Rick and Morty, the Emmy-winning, #1 animated series on TV.

Finally, from the self-appointed "Most...