This dictionary contains classic modern quotations ranging from Tony Blair on the "Hand of History" ("This is not a soundbite") to Homer Simpson's advice on life: "Keep looking shocked and move slowly towards the cakes", alongside the cream of ancient wisdom from Euripides to Shakespeare. Other sources include Clausewitz on war, Ken Dodd on Freud, William Blake on angels, Julie Burchill on sex ("If what you want is cuddling, you should buy a puppy"), Ian Rankin on life ("People talk about life as a river, but it's not like that at all, it's a series of punctuated moments") and Philip K. Dick on reality ("Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away").
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007165412