Dictionaries of quotations

    Wit and Wisdom of Jane Austen

    Hardback £8.45

    This entertaining collection gathers together Jane Austen's wisest and wittiest quotations and is sure to delight all lovers of this great British writer's uniquely humorous and perceptive style.

    A Manual of Quotations

    By E. H. Michelsen

    Paperback £12.05

    The present Manual may therefore be considered only as a temporary revision and supplement of those already existing on the subject.

    Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Writer, broadcaster, and wit Gyles Brandreth has completely revised Ned Sherrin's classic collection of wisecracks, one-liners, and anecdotes. Add sparkle to your speeches and presentations, or just enjoy a good laugh in company with Oscar Wilde, Mark Twain, Joan Rivers, Kathy Lette, Frankie Boyle, and friends.

    Believe in Yourself

    By Jose Toots

    Hardback £6.65

    'As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.' Johann Wolfgang von Goethe This inspirational little book is bursting with witty and positive quotes and uplifting statements, perfect for helping you see yourself as the amazing person you really are.

    Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

    Hardback Save £9.54 = £20.46

    A major new edition of the most authoritative dictionary of quotations available brings you the wit and wisdom of past and present. Find that half-remembered line in a browser's paradise of over 20,000 fully indexed quotations. Here is the answer to both 'Who said that?' and 'What did they say?'

    It Always Seems Impossible until It\'s Done

    By Ross Petras

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    "If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?"~ T.S. Eliot "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new."~ Albert Einstein "Hard work pays off. I am so annoyed at my father for being right about that."~ Lena Dunham It...

    The Saints: Quotable Wisdom

    Hardback Save £0.34 = £6.65

    From St. Paul and Thomas Aquinas to those only recently canonized, this extraordinary compendium gathers the wisdom of the saints in one beautiful gift edition. You'll turn to this moving collection over and over again, for guidance in your own spiritual journey, for inspiration, and for more insight into the...

    Abraham Lincoln: Quotable Wisdom

    Hardback Save £0.34 = £6.65

    From Abraham Lincoln's early years on the Kentucky frontier to the heartrending brilliance of his Gettysburg address and second inaugural address, this unique collection captures the enduring words of one of America's greatest presidents. Arranged in categories that reflect the different stages of his life, the hundreds of quotations come...

    Soar!: Follow Your Dreams

    By June Cotner

    Hardback £6.65

    Soar!offers inspirational wisdom, motivational quotes, and positive reminders for all ages.

    The Biteback Dictionary of Humorous Literary Quotations

    By Fred Metcalf

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    Part of a brilliant new series of quotation books compiled and edited by the editor of The Penguin Dictionary of Modern Humorous Quotations, in print since 1986.

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