A beautifully bound selection of the greatest sayings from some of the most fascinating, famous and important personalities of Modern times. Over three hundred pages containing some of the most memeorable lines ever spoken. From the most familiar - 'A man who is tired of London...' - to unexpected discoveries, few books can unite so many well-chosen words. Arranged by theme from Love, to Death, to Eating, Great Sayings is a book for enjoyably dipping into, reading out loud or for quiet reflection. With memorable lines from Churchill, Byron, Dr Johnson, Dorothy Parker and many of the most eloquent writers and figures of modern times, the sayings here range from the meditative to the frankly scurrilous.
- Hardback | 320 pages
- 138 x 216 x 30mm | 530g
- 17 Nov 2011
- Duckworth Overlook
- Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, the other is getting it. -- Oscar Wilde The price of greatness is responsibility. -- Winston Churchill If you want to see what God thinks of money, just look at all the people he gave it to. -- Dorothy Parker
Great Sayings is comprised of a veritable smorgasbord of authors from across the entirety of English literature.