Quotes Every Man Should Know [NOOK Book]

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Filled with the wit of Winston Churchill, the insight of Aristotle, and the genius of George Carlin, this pocket-size companion is a thinking man's arsenal of quotes, quips, and comebacks. Quotes Every Man Should Know offers in-depth investigations into "who said what," counterquotes for common clich?s, and tips for citing sayings without sounding stupid. Never be at a loss for words again! 

 

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Overview

Filled with the wit of Winston Churchill, the insight of Aristotle, and the genius of George Carlin, this pocket-size companion is a thinking man's arsenal of quotes, quips, and comebacks. Quotes Every Man Should Know offers in-depth investigations into "who said what," counterquotes for common clichés, and tips for citing sayings without sounding stupid. Never be at a loss for words again! 

 

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Editorial Reviews

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Manly men need to know things. As this standalone successor to the popular Stuff Every Man Should Know and Jokes Every Man Should Know, this collection of memorable quotes, aphorisms, bon mots, and pithy chunks of wisdom will brighten your day and those of all your chosen companions, regardless of gender. Move over, Bartlett's, there's a new guy in town.

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“...a terrific gift item for any and all of the men in your life.”—Anna Jedrziewski, Retailing Insight
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594746567
  • Publisher: Quirk Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/13/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,188,592
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Nick Mamatas is the author of Insults Every Man Should Know (Quirk, 2010). His nonfiction has appeared in RazorVillage Voice, and In These Times. He lives in the San Francisco Bay area.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 8

Wisdom of the Ages 13
Power is a near neighbor to necessity.

Inspiration and Action 37
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Politics 49
Man is by nature a political animal.

Humor 61
If your enemy is laughing, how can he bludgeon you to death?

Women 73
A lady is one who never shows her underwear unintentionally.

They Never Said That 83
The definition of “insanity” . . .

Reviving Clichéd Quotes 95
The road to hell is paved with good intentions

Quote vs. Counterquote 109
Turnabout is fair play.

Quotations About Quotations 123
I hate quotations.

Epigraphs 133
Donuts—is there anything they can’t do?
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