Bartlett S Familiar Quotations

Author: Geoffrey O'Brien
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316017596
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More than 150 years after its original publication, BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS has been completely revised and updated for its eighteenth edition. BARTLETT'S showcases a sweeping survey of world history, from the times of ancient Egyptians to present day. New authors include Warren Buffett, the Dalai Lama, Bill Gates, David Foster Wallace, Emily Post, Steve Jobs, Jimi Hendrix, Paul Krugman, Hunter S. Thompson, Jon Stewart, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, Barack Obama, Che Guevara, Randy Pausch, Desmond Tutu, Julia Child, Fran Leibowitz, Harper Lee, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Patti Smith, William F. Buckley, and Robert F. Kennedy. In the classic BARTLETT'S tradition, the book offers readers and scholars alike a vast, stunning representation of those words that have influenced and molded our language and culture.

Bartlett S Familiar Black Quotations

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Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316250686
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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 history through time. Five thousand quotes are culled from the time of Ancient Egypt through American slavery, Jim Crow, the Civil Rights Era, Apartheid, to the present day. With a foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and passages from authors, artists, scientists, philosophers, theologians, activists, politicians, and many others, BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR BLACK QUOTATIONS will appeal not only to quote aficionados and researchers, but also to history buffs. Aesop's Fables and the Holy Bible are in the same company as Nelson Mandela and President Obama; Maya Angelou and Toni Morrison; Bob Marley and Jay-Z. A wonderful reference tool and gift, BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR BLACK QUOTATIONS is sure to follow in the footsteps of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, becoming a beloved authority.

The Yale Book Of Quotations

Author: Fred R. Shapiro
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300107982
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More than twelve thousand famous quotations are featured in a reference volume that includes items not only from literary and historical sources, but also from popular culture, sports, computers, science, politics, law, and the social sciences.

Bartlett S Book Of Anecdotes

Author: Clifton Fadiman
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780446931267
Size: 45.66 MB
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The ultimate anthology of anecdotes, now revised with over 700 new entries - a must-have reference for every personal library. From Hank Aaron to King Zog, Mao Tse-Tung to Madonna, Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes is the best source of anecdotes on the market. Featuring more than 2,000 people from around the world, past & present, in all fields, these short anecdotes provide remarkable insight into the human character. Ranging from the humorous to the tearful, they span classical history, recent politics, modern science & the arts. Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes is a gold mine for anyone who gives speeches, is doing research, or simply likes to browse. As an informal tour of history & human nature at its most entertaining & instructive, this is sure to be a perennial favorite for years to come.

Reynold De Burgh The Dark Knight

Author: Deborah Simmons
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1426838123
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The "black sheep" of the de Burgh family is a title Reynold wears well. Outcast and injured, this knight is journeying alone. But his bitter pilgrimage is interrupted by a very determined damsel who holds him to his knight's vow—to protect and serve! Sabina Sexton knows her reluctant rescuer is skeptical about her quest. But the danger is very real, and wary Sabina must place her life—and her heart—in this dark and dangerously attractive knight's keeping….

Bartlett S Shakespeare Quotations

Author: John Bartlett
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316086665
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From the quote afficionado to the historical researcher, fans of Bartlett's will be thrilled to see this edition of quotations from the great William Shakespeare. Collecting quotes from his many works into one beautiful volume, Bartlett's Shakespeare Quotations is essential as a reference tool and makes for some wonderful browsing. Quotes culled from Bartlett's Familiar Quotations are organised by play or sonnet in chronological order and capture a unique view of Shakespeare's life and work. From King Henry VI to The Tempest (and even the epitaph on his grave) this volume will delight both researchers and casual readers as it highlights one of the most beguiling and beloved playwrights in history.