Random House Treasury of Humorous Quotations

Random House Treasury of Humorous Quotations


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Random House Treasury of Humorous Quotations by Louis Phillips

Hundreds of laugh-out-loud quotations from witty writers, comics, and more.

Arranged by subject, from Academia to Youth and everything in between, this collection of funny quotes — some famous and some less well known — is a treasure-trove of original humor.

Quoted figures include Mark Twain, Dave Barry, Carol Burnett, and Ernest Hemingway, among many others. Examples include:

"I've had a wonderful evening, but this wasn't it."
—Groucho Marx, when leaving a party

"The best fame is a writer's fame. It's enough to get you a table at a good restaurant, but not enough to get you interrupted when you eat."
—Fran Lebowitz

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  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9780375707063
    Publisher: Random House Information Group
    Publication date: 11/16/1999
    Pages: 256
    Product dimensions: 4.07(w) x 5.96(h) x 0.70(d)

    About the Author

    Louis Phillips is a prolific poet and writer. He teaches Creative Writing at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

    William Cole is a poet and also an anthologist and editor of many poetry collections for children and adults.

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