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Lend Me Your Ears is a new edition of this established, thought-provoking, and fascinating collection. Here can be found inspiring thoughts, fatal blunders, and witty insults, with quotations from Machiavelli to Barack Obama, taking in Winston Churchill, Woody Allen, and Boris Johnson on the way.
What about Darwin?: All Species of Opinion from Scientists, Sages, Friends, and Enemies Who Met, Read, and Discussed the Naturalist Who Changed the World
The quotations trace a broad conversation about Darwin across great distances of time and space, revealing his profound influence on the great thinkers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Contains more than 12,000 famous quotations, arranged alphabetically. This volume focuses on American quotations and its inclusion of items not only from literary and historical sources but also from popular culture, sports, computers, science, politics, law, and the social sciences.
What is a poem? What can it do? How does a poet know when a poem is finished? This book offers insights into the mindsets and dress codes of poets, their lusts and lives, and hates and loves. It is useful for teachers, students, reading groups, workshops and those interested...
The Routledge Dictionary of Latin Quotations: The Illiterati\'s Guide to Latin Maxims, Mottoes, Proverbs, and Sayings
By Jon R. Stone
a comprehensive treasury of classic Latin quotations, mottoes, proverbs, and maxims collected from the worlds of philosophy, rhetoric, politics, science, religion, literature, drama, poetics, and war.
The Oxford Dictionary of Medical Quotations is the one book that all doctors will want on their shelves. Packed with quotations both old and new, from the famous, and the not so famous, this book will be both a valuable reference work, and a source of considerable entertainment.
Jean Marlow has brought together 50 extracts, both modern and classical, all selected because they require or can be performed in a particular accent. There is an introductory section showing how to prepare and give your best performance at an audition and comments from directors giving their advice on how...
By Geoff Savage
From the current Iraq conflict back through two centuries of history, this volume showcases what has been said by politicians, poets, authors, philosophers and peace activists, and the military themselves - words of wisdom, folly, anger, love and more - on the topics of war and peace.