This collection is the ideal place to answer all your quotation questions. You can discover which of over 3000 authors said that tantalising phrase, or you can search over 600 subjects to find an apt quotation for any occasion. You can find out what Harper Lee had to say on technology, Leon Trotsky on art, Julius Caesar on ambition or J.K. Rowling on parents.
Complete with a keyword index and expanded information on authors and particular quotations, this definitive guide to quotations in English means that you will always know who said what, where, and when.
The Quotable Woman, Revised Edition gathers nearly 20,000agreat quotationsafrom more than 5,000 women throughout history, beginning with Eve and continuing to the present day. Thoroughly revised and updated, this book is a treasure trove of both familiar and unexpected quotations on nearly every subject imaginable, including friendship, love, politics, religion, education, the arts, and women's role in society.
The original words announcing great scientific discoveries, from the first 'Eureka!' to the cloning of Dolly the sheep, can all be found in this fascinating addition to the world-famous 'Oxford Quotations' range.
Throughout human history, great leaders have used the power of words to transform our emotions, engage us in their causes, and shape the course of History. The quotes featured in this book are not your typical quotes. Thousands were evaluated and arranged by subject based on their relevance, originality, motivational power and depth of meaning.