Word Lover's Book of Unfamiliar Quotations
Over 1500 Unique Quotations Drawn From the Wisdom of the AgesBook - 1990
Collected in this book are mankind's thoughts and feelings from the earliest times to the most recent past. This collection includes over 2,500 thought-provoking quotes from the social sciences to the natural sciences, from poetry to philosophy, from theism to agnosticism, and from rationalism to mysticism. Scrupulously researched by the author, a historian well acquainted with all cultures and civilizations, this collection is unparalleled for its superior collection of quotations. Contrasting and complementary ideas are presented from such philosophers and pundits as Oscar Wilde, Thomas Jefferson, Sophocles and Margaret Mead. This elegant compilation of fresh, compelling, and well-turned sayings on such issues as ambition, character, society, and wisdom will make an indispensable resource for speechmakers, speechwriters, and other professionals as well as all lovers of the written word.
Publisher: Paramus, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1990.
Branch Call Number: 082 CAM
Characteristics: xx, 470 p. ; 24 cm.
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