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The Chef Says: Quotes, Quips and Words of Wisdom

by Nach Waxman & Matt Sartwell

Compelling quotations from 150 chefs—including James Beard, Julia Child, Gordon Ramsay, April Bloomfield—to inspire and delight professional chefs, foodies, and anyone who's ever resolved a crisis by adding...


A Collection of Chinese Maxims

by To Be Announced

A beautiful collection of Chinese maxims now available in both the original Chinese and in English translation. They cover such diverse topics as government, learning, cultivation of character, affections, and...


The Wit and Wisdom of Oscar Wilde

by Oscar Wilde & Bob Blaisdell

This paperback gift edition of the renowned poet and playwright's epigrams and witticisms features hundreds of quips from Wilde's personal letters and conversations as well as his fiction, essays, lectures,...


The Civil War: Voices of Hope, Sacrifice, and Courage

by Gordon Leidner

"Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves...."-President Abraham Lincoln

The third title in Gordon Leidner's successful series, The Civil War: Quotes, Quips, And Speeches captures the...


It Always Seems Impossible Until It's Done: Motivation for Dreamers & Doers

by Kathryn Petras & Ross Petras

Pursuing a dream is hard work, but the right words delivered at the right time-by people who've been there and done that-can give us just the motivation we need. The right words can rekindle our enthusiasm,...


Inspiring Generosity

by Barbara Bonner

Inspiring stories and beautifully typeset quotations about generosity. WARNING: This book might change your life.

The desire to act generously arrives like an uninvited guest, unexpectedly, like a lightning bolt,...


1,001 Pearls of Spiritual Wisdom: Words to Enrich, Inspire, and Guide Your Life

by Kim Lim

The most inspirational and thought-provoking ruminations on spirituality.

1,001 Pearls of Spiritual Wisdom collects the most comforting and thought-provoking thoughts ever spoken and written. Not bound by any...


What's That From?

by Jai Nanda

Do you know what films have given us the following quotes?

"What we have here is a failure to communicate."

"Excuse me while I whip this out."

"Would somebody get this walking carpet out of my way?"

"I don't know...


Hillary Clinton in Her Own Words

by Lisa Rogak

Lisa Rogak, author of the New York Times bestseller Barack Obama in His Own Words, now brings readers Hillary Clinton in Her Own Words—quotations from the former First Lady, Senator from New York, and Secretary...


The City: A Dictionary of Quotable Thoughts on Cities and Urban Life

by James A. Clapp

The City is the best, funniest, saddest, and most thought-provoking compilation ever assembled on the urban scene. James A. Clapp has arranged more than three thousand quotations—epigrams, epithets, verses,...


Bartlett's Familiar Black Quotations: 5,000 Years of Literature, Lyrics, Poems, Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs from Voices Around the World

by Retha Powers & , Henry Louis Gates

A comprehensive, all-new collection bringing together the most thoughtful, inspiring, and wisest voices from the Black diaspora across history.

BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR BLACK QUOTATIONS paints a rich canvas of Black...


The Little Red Book of Grandmother's Wisdom

by Holly Rubino

For first-timers, veterans, or those hoping to join the ranks real’ soon, here is a collection of more than 250 memorable quotations that capture the ups and downs and all points in between of what it means...


The Quotable Kierkegaard

by Søren Kierkegaard & Gordon Marino

"Why I so much prefer autumn to spring is that in the autumn one looks at heaven--in the spring at the earth."--Søren Kierkegaard

The father of existentialism, Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) was a philosopher...


The Little Red Book of Cowboy Wisdom

by Stephen Brennan & Johnny D. Boggs

From real, larger-than-life showmen like Buffalo Bill to silver-screen gunslingers like John Wayne, the cowboy has become an international symbol of honor, adventure, valor, daring, and courage. The era of the...


Quotable Hogan

by Rich Skyzinski

Ben Hogan continues to be one of the most admired and contemplated figures in the golf world, even though he passed away in 1997 and played his last competitive round of golf 30 years ago.


Mr. Selfridge's Romance of Commerce: An Abridged Version of the Classic Text on Business and Life

by Harry Gordon Selfridge

A captivating look inside the heart and mind of Harry Selfridge!

Founder of one of the greatest department stores in the world, Harry Gordon Selfridge reopens his doors--and extravagant life--in this updated...


Concepts from A to Z?

by Maria Salinas

We have built a life based on ideas transferred to us though generations before us. We have always carried the truth within. Asking too many questions confuse us, wishing to have what does not belongs to us...


Peter's Quotations

by Dr. Laurence J. Peter & Laurence J. Peter

From the author of the multimillion-selling The Peter Principle, and The Peter Prescription, here is a timeless collection of some of history's greatest and best-expressed thoughts. Organized alphabetically...


The Little Black Book of Writers' Wisdom

by Steven D. Price

Author and journalist Gene Fowler put it best: “Writing is easy; all you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until the drops of blood form on your forehead.” Anyone who has ever wanted or been required...


The Quotable Book Lover

by Ben Jacobs & Helena Hjalmarsson

"Some books are unreservedly forgotten; none are unreservedly remembered."

-W. H. Auden

"A room without books is like a body without a soul."

-Cicero

"The proper study of mankind is books."

-Aldous Huxley

This collection...