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Language Is a Place of Struggle: Great Quotes by People of Color
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ean: 9780807048009, isbn: 0807048003,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 124 reviews
''Language Is a Place of Struggle'' is the first truly multiracial and polycultural quote book, collecting quotations from both historical and contemporary novelists and poets, activists and political leaders, and artists and musicians. Within these pages, readers will find wisdom, wit, and inspiration from Asian Americans, African Americans, Latinos, Arab Americans, American Indians, recent immigrants to the United States, and many others.With nearly fifteen hundred quotations, this


Rotary Book of Readings: Inspiration to Change the World (Little Book. Big Idea.)
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ean: 9781578265633, isbn: 9781578265633,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 171 reviews
The Rotary Book of Readings collects over 175 quotations exploring the goals and values of this preeminent humanitarian organization. In its pages you will discover the core principles embodied by Rotary International, including volunteerism, leadership, community, and peace, all through these inspirational quotes—many from noted members of Rotary International. The Rotary Book of Readings is an excellent resource for Rotarians to help inspire their weekly meetings, to instill Rotarian values


Bless Your Heart & Mind Your Mama: Sassy, Sweet and Silly Southernisms
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ean: 9781493034208, isbn: 1493034200,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 154 reviews
Y'all best be fixin' to be a grinnin' like a possum eatin' a sweet tater. Southerners sure do have a way with words! Who needs simple and direct when you can color every conversation with Southern style. There seems to be a Southern saying for every occasion. Some are inspiring and uplifting while others have that biting tongue-in-cheek humor Southerners adore, and Bless Your Heart and Mind Your Mama brings together the best phrasin' south of the Mason Dixon. So sit back on yer bohunkus and dig


Viva la Repartee: Clever Comebacks and Witty Retorts from History's Great Wits and Wordsmiths
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ean: 9780060789480, isbn: 0060789484,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 273 reviews
For most of us, that perfect retort or witty reply often escapes us when we need it most, only to come to mind with perfect clarity when it's too late to be useful. The twentieth-century writer Heywood Broun described this all-too-common phenomenon when he wrote ''Repartee is what we wish we'd said.''In Viva la Repartee, Dr. Mardy Grothe, author of Oxymoronica, has lovingly assembled a collection of masterfully composed -- and perfectly timed -- replies that have turned the tables on opponents


Best-Loved Chinese Proverbs (2nd Edition)
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ean: 9780061703652, isbn: 0061703656,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 295 reviews
''By filling one's head instead of one's pocket, one cannot be robbed.''The appeal of Chinese proverbs is profound and universal. With brevity, clarity, and simplicity, these carefully chosen words help pass wisdom and insight throughout the ages. This timeless, eloquent collection of proverbs offers fundamental truths about the natural world and the human condition, on subjects such as:Ability • Adversity • Beauty • Character • Conflict Cooperation • Deception • Defeat • Fortune


Power Quotes (REFERENCE, LANGUAGE, POLITICAL SCIENCE)
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ean: 9781578590148, isbn: 1578590140,

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Memorable Quotations: Massachusetts Writers of the Past
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ean: 9780595194995, isbn: 0595194990,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 201 reviews
This collection of remarkable quotations is a gem of discerning wisdom, lovely thoughts, and astute wit gleaned from the words of great writers from Massachusetts: Abigail Smith Adams, Henry Brooks Adams, John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Samuel Adams, A. Bronson Alcott, Louisa May Alcott, Fred Allen, Susan Brownell Anthony, Isaac Asimov, Clara Barton, Robert Benchley, Louis D. Brandeis, William Cullen Bryant, John Cheever, Lydia M. Child, E. E. Cummings, Emily Dickinson, W. E. B. Du Bois, Will


Memorable Quotations: Famous Teachers of the Past
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ean: 9780595202225, isbn: 9780595202225,

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This compilation of notable quotations is a treasure of perceptive wisdom, beautiful thoughts, and keen wit gleaned from the writing of famous teachers of the past: Lord Acton, Henry Brooks Adams, John Adams, A. Bronson Alcott, Louisa May Alcott, Susan B. Anthony, Saint Thomas Aquinas, Hannah Arendt, Aristotle, Matthew Arnold, Isaac Asimov, W. H. Auden, Saint Augustine, Simone de Beauvoir, Henri Bergson, Allan Bloom, Charlotte Brontë, Anthony Burgess, Thomas Carlyle, Willa Cather, Confucius,


Tippecanoe and Tyler Too: Famous Slogans and Catchphrases in American History
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ean: 9780226849690, isbn: 9780226849690,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 261 reviews
“By necessity, by proclivity, by delight,” Ralph Waldo Emerson said in 1876, “we all quote.” But often the phrases that fall most readily from our collective lips—like “fire when ready,”  “speak softly and carry a big stick,” or “nice guys finish last”—are those whose origins and true meanings we have ceased to consider. Restoring three-dimensionality to more than fifty of these American sayings, Tippecanoe and Tyler Too turns clichés back into history by telling the


1,001 Pearls of Teachers' Wisdom: Quotations on Life and Learning
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ean: 9781510706439, isbn: 1510706437,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
1,001 Pearls of Teachers’ Wisdom is a fun and inspirational book packed with words of wisdom on the art of teaching. With more than three thousand entries, it includes thoughts on the art of teaching from hundreds of teachers, professors, authors, and politicians.Quotes are drawn from a wide variety of sources, from the ancient to the modern. Among the contributors are Aristotle, the Buddha, Mark Twain, Frederick Douglass, Helen Keller, Freud, Albert Einstein, Gandhi, Winston Churchill, and


Endangered Words: A Collection of Rare Gems for Book Lovers
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ean: 9781602397125, isbn: 1602397120,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
“When a word perfectly captures a human truth, humans respond to it in the same way that they respond to a beautiful melody. They smile. They nod their heads. They tell others of their discovery.” So says Simon Hertnon in his introduction to Endangered Words, and after wrapping your tongue around the lexical rarities he offers up to his readers, you’ll have to agree! Hertnon provides one hundred hand-selected rarities, and, in a virtuoso display of concinnity and logodaedaly, breathes life


Coined by Shakespeare: Words and Meanings First Penned by the Bard
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ean: 9780877793533, isbn: 0877793530,

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The first book ever to focus on Shakespeare's coinages. Discover terms and meanings still used today. Includes fun quizzes on Shakespearean trivia. A must for Bardophiles everywhere!Used Book in Good Condition.


Shakespeare Lexicon and Quotation Dictionary: A Complete Dictionary of All the English Words, Phrases, and Constructions in the Works of the Poet (Volume 1 A-M
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mpn: 9780486227269, ean: 9780486227269, isbn: 048622726X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
In more than 300 years of Shakespearean scholarship, only one book, the famous Shakespeare Lexicon and Quotation Dictionary, has investigated the meaning of every word that Shakespeare wrote. The lifetime work of Professor Alexander Schmidt of Königsberg, this book has long been the indispensable companion for every person seriously interested in Shakespeare, Renaissance poetry and prose of any sort, or English literature. It is really two important books in one.Schmidt’s set contains every


Dictionnaire Des Proverbes: Francais-Anglais/Dictionary of Proverbs : French-English
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ean: 9780781805940, isbn: 0781805945,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 246 reviews
Book by Monique Brezin-RossignolUsed Book in Good Condition.


Voices of Radical Change: Greatest Speeches of Political and Social Transformation
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ean: 9780982445419, isbn: 9780982445419,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Speeches of visionaries and great leaders who inspired change and influenced the course of history. Every speech marks a figure or moment in history that represents political or social transformation. A thoughtful compilation of orations from revered figures with whom most readers are already familiar: Mother Theresa, Thomas Paine, Galileo, Bill Gates, Susan B. Anthony, Martin Luther King, Jr., Winston Churchill, Ronald Reagan, Chief Seattle, and Barack Obama, to name a few.Used Book in Good


That Cat Won't Flush
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ean: 9781556221750, isbn: 1556221754,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 219 reviews
A dictionary of country sayings translated into English for every day folk. This book is funny, entertaining, and a great gift for anyone interested in country speak.Used Book in Good Condition.


Memorable Quotations: English Writers of the Past
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ean: 9780595163816, isbn: 0595163815,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 98 reviews
This remarkable collection of quotations is a treasure trove of discerning wisdom, lovely thoughts, and perceptive wit gleaned from the writing of 162 of Englands finest writers of the past. Both entertaining and thought-provoking, this book acquaints the reader with lumanaries of English literature, including Jane Austen, Francis Bacon, the Brontës, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, Samuel Butler, Lord Byron, Lewis Carroll, G. K. Chesterton, Agatha Christie, Samuel Taylor


Walking on Alligators: A Book of Meditations for Writers
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ean: 9780062507587, isbn: 0062507583,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
A daily motivator for people who write--and for all those who long to write--providing an insistent wake-up call for the creative urge, with insights on how to work against resistance, live with the loneliness, develop discipline, and dare to take deeper risks in their work. For Walking on Alligators Susan Shaughnessy culled quotations from nearly 200 writers and other creative people--Ethan Canin, Art Spiegelman, Robin Williams, and Camille Paglia among them--that can help jumpstart the


Samuel Johnson's Insults: A Compendium of Snubs, Sneers, Slights and Effronteries from the Eighteenth-Century Master
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sku: 902351143, ean: 9780802714282, isbn: 0802714285,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
Lackbrain, oysterwench, wantwit, clotpoll--Samuel Johnson's famous dictionary of 1755 contained some of the ripest insults in the English language. In Samuel Johnson's Insults, Jack Lynch has compiled more than 300 of the curmudgeonly lexicographer's mightiest barbs, along with definitions only the master himself could elucidate.Word lovers will delight in flexing their linguistic muscles with devilishly descriptive vituperations that pack a wicked punch. Many of these zingers have long lain


A Dictionary of Cliches
By Routledge
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ean: 9780415065559, isbn: 0415065550,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 295 reviews
This work is full of things better left unsaid: hackneyed phrases, idioms battered into senselessness, infuriating Gallicisms, once-familiar quotations and tags from the ancient classics. It makes a formidable list, amplified as it is with definitions, sources, and indications of the clichés, venerability in every case. Clichés, the ''coin(s) so battered by use as to be defaced,'' are anathema to Eric Partridge. He says, ''their ubiquity is remarkable and rather frightening,'' and while he



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