|Statement||by Lilian Dalbiac. With authors" and subjects" indexes.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 485 p.|
|Number of Pages||485|
|LC Control Number||06000261|
The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations provides a quote for every occasion that spans the greatest minds of history to the people who gave us one-liners. Drawing on Oxford's unrivalled dictionary research program and unique language monitoring, over new quotations have been added to this eighth edition from authors ranging from St Joan of Arc and Coco Chanel /5(17). This unprecedented collection of 27, quotations is the most comprehensive and carefully researched of its kind, covering all fields of science and mathematics. With this vast compendium you can readily conceptualize and embrace the written . Dictionary of Quotations: From Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources: Including Phrases, Mottoes, Maxims, Proverbs, Definitions, Aphorisms, and Sayings of Wise Men, in Their Bearing on Life, Literature, Speculation, Science, Art, Religion, and Morals, Especially in the Modern Aspects of Them. Oxford Dictionaries defines a quotation as ‘a group of words taken from a text or speech and repeated by someone other than the original author or speaker’.
The Yale Book of Quotations is the most complete, up-to-date, and authoritative quotation dictionary ever compiled. The editor, Fred R. Shapiro, used innovative research techniques to ensure that the most popular and eloquent quotations, especially modern and American ones often missed by other dictionaries, were included. Webster's New World® Dictionary of Quotations features more t entries from over 4, sources. The featured quotations span the ages from Greek philosophers, the Bible, and Shakespeare to modern authors, celebrities, and world leaders. The quotes reflect current culture and global thinking, with an emphasis on modern times and international figures. Buy the print . Dictionary of Quotations. Th selections feature non-English language sources including proverbs by a master Encyclopedist. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. ?. These 6, quotations in 2, categories represent an encyclopedic classification of the canon's eternal passages. The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations has long been hailed as the most literary quotation book available. Here readers will find in one volume the wit and wisdom of humanity--the finest lines to be found in Shakespeare, the Bible, Mark Twain, Groucho Marx, and hundreds of other writers, philosophers, political figures, and entertainers/5(5).
T1 - Review of book: Statistically speaking: A dictionary of quotations. AU - Hyndman, Robin J. PY - Y1 - M3 - Letter. SP - EP - JO - Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics. JF - Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics. SN - ER -Author: Robin J Hyndman. Searchable and browsable database of quotations with author and subject indexes. Quotes from famous political leaders, authors, and literature. Literary, inspirational, and humorous quotations. The quotations would be part of the book’s educational play; children would enjoy learning the letters and words in the context of books they knew, or books they/the parents would be inspired to read – the quotations would also work as a recommended reading list. The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (Hardcover) Published September 28th by Oxford University Press Hardcover, 1, pages.