The Quotable Quote Book

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Consisting of memorable quotes of the last twenty years or so, "The Quotable Quote Book" serves up smart remarks that exhibit all the pungency, intelligence, irrationality and humor that mark our modern era. Studded with names we all know, "The Quotable Quote Book" includes the words of Woody Allen, Nora Ephron, Dan Quayle, David Letterman, Gloria Steinem, Gore Vidal and Fred Flintstone, among others.

Arranged alphabetically by subject for easy reference, this one-of-a-kind ...

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Overview

Consisting of memorable quotes of the last twenty years or so, "The Quotable Quote Book" serves up smart remarks that exhibit all the pungency, intelligence, irrationality and humor that mark our modern era. Studded with names we all know, "The Quotable Quote Book" includes the words of Woody Allen, Nora Ephron, Dan Quayle, David Letterman, Gloria Steinem, Gore Vidal and Fred Flintstone, among others.

Arranged alphabetically by subject for easy reference, this one-of-a-kind compendium rounds up exceedingly quotable quotes drawn from the famous and the infamous, from television, songs, movies, advertising, politics, the news, theater, stand-up comedy and wherever else eloquence or wit dwell.

A few samples:

"Never go to a doctor whose office plants are dead." --Erma Bombeck

"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names." --Ed Koch, quoting John Kennedy

"When men reach their sixties and retire, they go to pieces. Women go right on cooking." --Gail Sheehy

"The liberals can understand everything but people who don't understand them." --Lenny Bruce

"Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours." --Yogi Berra

The perfect gift, this delightful book should never be far from the reach of anyone who needs to write a speech, give a toast, break the ice or have a laugh.

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Recent wit and wisdom arranged alphabetically by topic. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780806512204
  • Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation
  • Publication date: 8/19/1990
  • Pages: 340
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.76 (d)

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