Oxford Dictionary of Quotations by Subject

Oxford Dictionary of Quotations by Subject

Description

Oxford Dictionary of Quotations by Subject is a collection of over 7,000 quotations arranged thematically for easy look-up. Covering nearly 600 subjects, this book features a wealth of topics relevant to modern society, from Beauty, Baseball, and Belief to Patriotism, The Past, and Power. Themes new to this edition include Babies, Birthdays, Nine-Eleven, Retirement, Thanks, and Toasts. Quotations have been taken from a vast range of people around the world from ancient times to the present day, including philosophers, journalists, saints, comedians, poets, monarchs, singers, politicans, scientists, writers, journalists, actors, and sportsmen. Brief author descriptions are given with every quotation, and an index makes it easy to search by author. New to this edition are an increased number of contemporary and motivational quotations to inspire all readers and an improved layout to make reading, browsing, and searching this delightful book easier and more pleasurable than ever. 'I like my body better since I became a mother. I feel sexier as a result.' Halle Berry 'I just blew my mind. And I blew the world's mind.' Usain Bolt 'Making money from money should be replaced with making money from making.' James Dyson 'Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticism.' George Eliot 'Design is not for philosophy - it's for life.' Issey Miyake

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Details

Author(s)
Susan Ratcliffe
Format
Paperback | 592 pages
Dimensions
128 x 195 x 34mm | 424g
Publication date
15 May 2010
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication City/Country
Oxford, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition
Revised
Edition Statement
2nd Revised edition
ISBN10
0199567069
ISBN13
9780199567065
Bestsellers rank
259,119