This new paperback edition of the Collins Quotation FInder includes around 14,000 quotations arranged thematically, from Acting, Fame and Belief to Religion, Sport and Last Words. The collection is drawn from an enormous range of sources, from Homer to Homer Simpson, from Christopher Marlowe to Norman Mailer, from Herodotus to Ian Hislop, and from Hello! magazine to New Scientist.
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Whose words shamed Senator Joseph McCarthy and brought the American anti–Communist witch–hunt to an end? (Joseph Welch, see Persecution) Who quipped “Brevity is the soul of lingerie”? (Dorothy Parker, see Dress) And who, demanding equal billing with Katherine Hepburn, declared “This is a movie, not a lifeboat”? (Spencer Tracy, see Cinema) The Collins Quotation Finder is a searchable compilation of 13,000 quotations, ancient and modern, thematically arranged for easy access, ranging from Fame and Sports to Religion and Politics, from Homer to Homer Simpson. An ideal reference for anyone writing speeches, essays, or letters as well as for trivia, quiz, and crossword buffs.
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007121849