Little Dictionary Of Quotations

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

€15.00 
SKU: 9780199654505

Fifth Edition

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe

4,000 of the best quotations of past and present
Special words for any special occasion: snappy one-liners and the world's greatest ideas
Over 300 themes - from Fashion to Philosophy, Censorship to Sex
New to this Edition:

New themes: Africa, Facts, Honesty, India, Insight, Kissing, Persistence, Wisdom, Wit
New quotes: over 60 including: 'Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are.' Muhammad Ali; 'Of all animals the boy is the most unmanageable.' Aristotle; 'Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.' Beethoven; 'Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.' St Catherine of Siena; 'The value of an idea lies in the using of it.' Edison; 'The essence of pleasure is spontaneity.' Germaine Greer; 'God is the breath of all breath.' Kabir; 'If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything, is ready, we shall never begin.' Turgenev;
Over 400 quotes new to this edition