Mark Twain Wit and Wisecracks Americana Pocket Gift Editions

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Peter Pauper Press #ad - Selections include ''adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principal one was that they escaped teething. April 1. This handsome pocket-sized volume presents a range of quotations by America's foremost satirist. This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty four.

Mark Twain Wit and Wisecracks Americana Pocket Gift Editions #ad - I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one. Quotes are complemented by fascinating black-and-white images throughout, Connecticut, Missouri, at home in Hartford, such as photographs of Twain before his home in Hannibal, at a birthday dinner at Delmonico's, at his billiards table, etc.

Plus a photo of his steamboat pilot's certificate, and more. 64-page hardcover pocket gift book with two-tone gold cover and full-color interior. Measures 3-14'' wide x 5-3/8'' high. Makes a great gift! .

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Benjamin Franklin Wit and Wisdom Americana Pocket Gift Editions

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Peter Pauper Press #ad - Well done is better than well said. What you would seem to be, be really. A true friend is the best Possession. The wise sayings within this little volume were selected from a number of editions of Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack. Of course, not all the sayings here are original with old Ben, for he included in his Almanack proverbs from other sources -- but he usually gave them a flavor all his own.

Benjamin Franklin Wit and Wisdom Americana Pocket Gift Editions #ad - 64-page hardcover pocket gift book with dust jacket. Woodcut illustrations are adapted from the crude cuts of Joseph Crawhall. Measures 3-14'' wide x 5-3/8'' high. Makes a nice little gift.

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The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain: A Book of Quotations Dover Thrift Editions

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Dover Publications #ad - Wit and repartee permeate his work — from the short, light pieces to his great novel Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and even later, in dark meditations on the human condition where his humor takes on a cynical, satirical twist. This remarkably inexpensive volume gathers together hundreds of Twain's most memorable quips and comments on life, love, travel, history, culture, and a diversity of other topics that occupied his thoughts over 50 years of writing and lecturing.

The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain: A Book of Quotations Dover Thrift Editions #ad - An invaluable, speakers, ready reference for writers, and others in search of amusing and insightful quotes, this entertaining and thought-provoking compilation is also an ideal introduction to Twain's inimitable style and thought. Renowned as a novelist, mark twain is not only one of the most widely read and admired American writers, journalist, and humorist, he is also among the most quoted.

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Abraham Lincoln Wisdom and Wit Americana Pocket Gift Editions

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Peter Pauper Press #ad - Lincoln the man, the philosopher, the wit, and the public speaker is revealed in all his facets in this collection of his most memorable words complemented by vintage photographs.64-page hardcover pocket gift book with two-tone gold cover and full-color interior. Measures 3-14'' wide x 5-3/8'' high. Makes a great gift!

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Poor Richard's Almanac

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#ad - Benjamin franklin's classic poor richard's almanac is chiefly remembered for being a repository of Franklin's aphorisms and proverbs, many of which live on in and are commonly used today, and have been newly typeset and included in this edition. The orginal almanac also included the calendar, weather, poems, and astronomical and astrological information that a typical almanac of the period would contain - those sections are typically of little interest to the modern reader and are not contained in this edition.

Poor Richard's Almanac #ad - These maxims typically counsel thrift and courtesy, with a dash of cynicism.

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The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: A Book of Quotations Dover Thrift Editions

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Dover Publications #ad - Students, writers, common sense, and other readers will find this thought-provoking and entertaining volume an excellent introduction to the sixteenth president’s wit, public speakers, and insight. Nearly 400 quotations include such thought-provoking and memorable remarks as:Bad promises are better broken than kept.

The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: A Book of Quotations Dover Thrift Editions #ad - Marriage is neither heaven nor hell; it is simply purgatory. Whenever i hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally. Quotations are arranged chronologically within such topics as family and friends, religion, story-telling, politics and the presidency, the law, and morality.

This concise compendium offers his astute observations on a variety of subjects—from women to warfare. The most eloquent of american presidents, Lincoln seemed to have a comment—sagacious or humorous—on just about anything that mattered.

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The Wit and Wisdom of W.C. Fields

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Cherry Lane Ebooks #ad - Here's a collection of quotes from the King of the One-Liners, W. C. Fields whose motto's were "never give A Sucker an Even Break" and "Anyone who hates Children and Dogs can't be all bad. W. C. Fields was a fixture of american comedy before wwiI, The Pharmacist", his His films shorts like "The Dentist", and "The Fatal Glass of Beer" are cult classics.

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Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom: A Book of Quotations Dover Thrift Editions

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Dover Publications #ad - The result is a splendid introduction to Wilde's mind and personality, embodied in a feast of the English language's most brilliant and perceptive witticisms. I am always satisfied with the best. In this superlative collection of quotations by the great Irish playwright and wit, readers will find the very best of Wilde's scintillating comments on art, human nature, society, politics, morals, history, and numerous other subjects.

Oscar Wilde's Wit and Wisdom: A Book of Quotations Dover Thrift Editions #ad - Epigrams, aphorisms, and conversation offer amusing, essays, and other bon mots gleaned from Wilde's enduringly popular plays, thought-provoking observations that resonate with truth and profundity beneath their comic surface. Widely acknowledged as the most brilliant talker of his age, Wilde once explained to André Gide, "I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.

This fine collection of nearly 400 quotes, contains quotations from both his works and his conversation, organized by category, including gems from his personal life with which even devotees may be unfamiliar. I have the simplest tastes, " remarked Oscar Wilde.

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Mark Twain: His Words, Wit, and Wisdom

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Lyons Press #ad - A unique collection of quotes and photos revealing a new side of Mark Twain's humor and wit. A highly entertaining collection of timeless quotations from Mark Twain. It includes more than 100 glorious images of this most famous son of Hannibal, Missouri. He remains one of the most quoted – and quotable – American writers of all time.

Mark Twain: His Words, Wit, and Wisdom #ad - The 19th-centurey american writer, and publisher wrote hundreds of short stories, public speaker, humorist, and his best-known novels include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, still read more than 130 years later. Born with the visit of halley’s comet in 1835, he died when the comet returned to the solar system in 1910

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The Quotable Mark Twain: His Essential Aphorisms, Witticisms & Concise Opinions

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McGraw-Hill Education #ad - Here are more than 1, organized from A-to-Z, 800 quotations, from America's consummate author--Mark Twain. The book also includes 150 illustrations taken from the original editions of Twain's publications, an annotated bibliography, source citations for each quotation, and a complete index. A must-have for all twain collectors, his family, the quotable Mark Twain is filled with his opinions about the people he knew, such as writers, as well as more far-ranging topics, smoking, billiards, the places he's been, and the books he wrote, and more.

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Memorable Quotations from Winston Churchill

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#ad - Winston churchill was the author of many histories, and memoirs, biographies, and in 1953 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature. Not in office from 1929 to 1939, Churchill broadcast ignored warnings of the danger of Nazi Germany. A graduate of sandhurst, he fought in India, the Sudan, and South Africa.

Following the postwar Labour victory in 1945, he became leader of the opposition. Roosevelt at sea for crucial talks. In 1940, seven months after the outbreak of World War II, he succeeded Neville Chamberlain as prime minister. In 1900 he was elected to Parliament. Before the united states entrance’ into the war, he met President Franklin D.

He afterwards served in numerous cabinet positions in the Liberal government of Lloyd George. Sir winston leonard spencer churchill 1874-1965 was a British statesman, soldier, and writer. Churchill was the first lord of the admiralty 1911-1915 in World War I until disgraced by the failure of the Dardanelles campaign, which he had advocated.

Memorable Quotations from Winston Churchill #ad - His rousing oratory, his vigor, and his refusal to make peace with Hitler were critical to sustaining British resistance from 1940 to 1942. He twice addressed the american Congress, and attended a series of international conferences, twice went to Moscow, including the Yalta Conference. In 1951 he was once more elected prime minister; he was knighted in 1953 and retired in 1955.

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