Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Author(s): Susan Ratcliffe

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This updated edition is the perfect gift for every occasion. From Shakespeare and Mark Twain to Albert Einstein and Kate Moss, this dictionary features 4,000 of the best and most popular quotations of past and present. Packed with quotable quotes on over 300 themes from Parties to Punctuality, this is the ideal tool for finding exactly the right words to express yourself in any situation. 'There is more treasure in books than in all the pirates' loot on Treasure Island' said Walt Disney, and in this book a crowd of voices offer ideas: 'Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world', 'Life is either a daring adventure or it is nothing', 'The fool wonders, the wise man asks', 'Comedy is tragedy plus time', 'Friends are the sunshine of life'.

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This little gem fits well in the pocket or handbag to browse on journeys, or to sit on domestic shelves as a useful home reference tool or a fun browse. * Reference Reviews *

Susan Ratcliffe is Associate Editor for Oxford Quotations Dictionaries, and has previously edited the Oxford Treasury of Sayings and Quotations and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.

FOREWORD; LIST OF SUBJECTS; MAIN DICTIONARY; AUTHOR INDEX

General Fields

  • : 9780199654505
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : August 2012
  • : 150mm X 100mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 082
  • : 5th Revised edition
  • : Hardback
  • : Susan Ratcliffe
  • : 496