Quotes Every Man Should KnowHardback
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- Publisher: Quirk Books
- Format: Hardback | 144 pages
- Dimensions: 91mm x 147mm x 18mm | 181g
- Publication date: 27 August 2013
- Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
- ISBN 10: 1594746362
- ISBN 13: 9781594746369
- Sales rank: 163,917
The perfect companion to Stuff Every Man Should Know (160,000 net) and Jokes Every Man Should Know (140,000 net), Quotes Every Man Should Know is chock full of aphorisms, bons mots, and universal truths for every occasion. With sections on immortal quotations, inspirational quotations, humorous quotations, famously inaccurate quotations, and even quotations about quotations, this pocket-size reference offers quotable wisdom by everyone from Buddha, Plato, and Voltaire to Dororthy Parker, Jerry Seinfeld, Daniel Tosh, and more. Don't go back to school without it!
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Nick Mamatas is the author of Insults Every Man Should Know (Quirk, 2010). His nonfiction has appeared in Razor, Village Voice, and In These Times. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area
."..a terrific gift item for any and all of the men in your life."--Anna Jedrziewski, "Retailing Insight"
Table of contents
Introduction 8 Wisdom of the Ages 13 Power is a near neighbor to necessity. Inspiration and Action 37 If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Politics 49 Man is by nature a political animal. Humor 61 If your enemy is laughing, how can he bludgeon you to death? Women 73 A lady is one who never shows her underwear unintentionally. They Never Said That 83 The definition of “insanity” . . . Reviving Clichéd Quotes 95 The road to hell is paved with good intentions Quote vs. Counterquote 109 Turnabout is fair play. Quotations About Quotations 123 I hate quotations. Epigraphs 133 Donuts—is there anything they can’t do?