Back to Top
Our Stores Contact Us Help
Welcome, {{username}} Log Out Log In   /  Sign Up

The Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Susan Ratcliffe (Ed)

The Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Susan Ratcliffe (Ed)

$21.99

Paperback
Organized by theme, the LODQ is packed with over 4,000 quotations on more than 250 topics from Actors to Writing by way of America, Boredom, Cinema, England, Heaven and Hell, Last Words, Lying, Marriage, Mathematics, and Parents. A full index allows readers to search the text by author as wellas by theme. Among recent contributors are Alan Clark, Norman Lamont, Frank Zappa, Christina Stead, Banjo Paterson, Germaine Greer, Joni Mitchell, and Gerald Ratner; they join a distinguished cast from all eras, including the usual suspects (Shakespeare, the Bible, Shaw, Voltaire, Aristotle, MarkTwain, Dorothy Parker, and Samuel Johnson to mention just a few) and representatives of all strands of opinion and degrees of political correctness (from Ronald Reagan to Andrea Dworkin and John Major to Leon Trotsky). The first ever thematic quotations dictionary to be derived from Oxford's truly incomparable quotations files LODQ is published in the same compact format as The Little Oxford Dictionary. On the Future: The future ain't what it used to be. (Yogi Berra) On Politicians: There are no true friends in politics. We are all sharks circling...(Alan Clark) On Pleasure: There's no greater bliss in life than when the plumber eventually comes to unblock your drains. No writer can give that sort of pleasure. (Victoria Glendinning)

- Publisher It is hard to imagine a more convenient reference than The Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. The first thematic quotations dictionary to be derived from Oxford's incomparable quotations files, it puts over 4,000 quotations on more than 250 topics at readers' fingertips. From Actors to Writing by way of America, Children, Cinema, Last Words, Lying, Marriage, Politicians, Sex and Taxes. It only takes a moment to find the perfect witticism, bon mot, or sage adage to suit any occasion. And it's portable--ideal for students, writers, or busy executives on the go.^ A browser's delight, The Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations ranges from the wisdom of the Bible, Shakespeare, and the great philosophers to the more modern meditations of Frank Zappa, Bill Clinton, and Germaine Greer. There is Joseph Wood Krutch's musing on the feline sensibility ("Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want"); Yogi Berra's immortal "The future ain't what it

- Publisher

You May Also Be Interested In

About "The Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations"

Organized by theme, the LODQ is packed with over 4,000 quotations on more than 250 topics from Actors to Writing by way of America, Boredom, Cinema, England, Heaven and Hell, Last Words, Lying, Marriage, Mathematics, and Parents. A full index allows readers to search the text by author as wellas by theme. Among recent contributors are Alan Clark, Norman Lamont, Frank Zappa, Christina Stead, Banjo Paterson, Germaine Greer, Joni Mitchell, and Gerald Ratner; they join a distinguished cast from all eras, including the usual suspects (Shakespeare, the Bible, Shaw, Voltaire, Aristotle, MarkTwain, Dorothy Parker, and Samuel Johnson to mention just a few) and representatives of all strands of opinion and degrees of political correctness (from Ronald Reagan to Andrea Dworkin and John Major to Leon Trotsky). The first ever thematic quotations dictionary to be derived from Oxford's truly incomparable quotations files LODQ is published in the same compact format as The Little Oxford Dictionary. On the Future: The future ain't what it used to be. (Yogi Berra) On Politicians: There are no true friends in politics. We are all sharks circling...(Alan Clark) On Pleasure: There's no greater bliss in life than when the plumber eventually comes to unblock your drains. No writer can give that sort of pleasure. (Victoria Glendinning)
- Publisher

It is hard to imagine a more convenient reference than The Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. The first thematic quotations dictionary to be derived from Oxford's incomparable quotations files, it puts over 4,000 quotations on more than 250 topics at readers' fingertips. From Actors to Writing by way of America, Children, Cinema, Last Words, Lying, Marriage, Politicians, Sex and Taxes. It only takes a moment to find the perfect witticism, bon mot, or sage adage to suit any occasion. And it's portable--ideal for students, writers, or busy executives on the go.^ A browser's delight, The Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations ranges from the wisdom of the Bible, Shakespeare, and the great philosophers to the more modern meditations of Frank Zappa, Bill Clinton, and Germaine Greer. There is Joseph Wood Krutch's musing on the feline sensibility ("Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want"); Yogi Berra's immortal "The future ain't what it
- Publisher

Unavailable. Out of Print. Only available while stock lasts.

Out of Print
Quantity

Product Details

Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 112526
  • Product Code 0198662076
  • EAN 9780198662075
  • Pages 496
  • Department Ministry
  • Category Church Resources
  • Sub-Category Quotes/illustrations
  • Publisher Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date Feb 1998
  • Dimensions 150 x 100 x 25 mm
  • Weight 0.289kg

Bestsellers in Church Resources