Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 0759527393

Category: Reference

Page: 1488

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First published in 1855, BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS has been completely updated and revised for the seventeenth edition by Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Justin Kaplan. This 17th edition, under Kaplan's splendid direction, contains over 20,000 quotations, representing 2,500 authors, 90 of whom are new to BARTLETT'S. New comers include Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Tony Kushner, Tammy Wynette, Margaret Atwood, Mary Oliver, Maya Angelou, Frank O'Hara, Martin Amis, Kingsley Amis, Mother Teresa, Jacques Cousteau, Rudolph Giuliani, Alfred Hitchcock, L. M. Montgomery, Eric Ambler, Jerry Seinfeld, J.K. Rowling, Katharine Graham, and Emma Goldman. With quotations presented in chronological order, in the famous BARTLETT'S tradition, BARTLETT'S gives the reader a vast panorama of the world, from the ancient Egyptians to the latest movie, from the inspirational and the beautiful to the sardonic and the downright funny.

Bartlett's Bible Quotations

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0316086673

Category: Reference

Page: 240

View: 1400

From the quote aficionado to the historical researcher, fans of Bartlett's will be thrilled to see BARTLETT'S BIBLE QUOTATIONS. Assembled in a new format to delight both researchers and casual readers, BARTLETT'S BIBLE QUOTATIONS is an essential collection of Bible quotes pulled from the prestigious BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS. It is both a valuable reference tool and an eminent collection to be browsed through for pleasure. The quotes are organised simply and elegantly, from Genesis to Revelations, and include Psalms, Proverbs, and the Apocrypha. Bartlett's highlights the essential passages of the beloved text (originally from the King James Version), from the educational to the ethical, from stern to stirring, creating a view of the Bible unlike any other.

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

Author: Geoffrey O'Brien,John Bartlett

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 9780316017596

Category: Reference

Page: 1504

View: 9215

More than 150 years after its original publication, BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS has been completely revised and updated for its eighteenth edition. BARTLETT'S showcases a sweeping survey of world history, from the times of ancient Egyptians to present day. New authors include Warren Buffett, the Dalai Lama, Bill Gates, David Foster Wallace, Emily Post, Steve Jobs, Jimi Hendrix, Paul Krugman, Hunter S. Thompson, Jon Stewart, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, Barack Obama, Che Guevara, Randy Pausch, Desmond Tutu, Julia Child, Fran Leibowitz, Harper Lee, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Patti Smith, William F. Buckley, and Robert F. Kennedy. In the classic BARTLETT'S tradition, the book offers readers and scholars alike a vast, stunning representation of those words that have influenced and molded our language and culture.

Familiar Quotations

A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown

ISBN: N.A

Category: Quotations, English

Page: 1405

View: 1660

This 16th edition of the book, first published in 1855, has been expanded to include more than 20,000 quotations and more than 340 new authors both historical and contemporary - from Russell Baker, The Doors, Elvis, Nadine Gordimer, Stephen Hawking, Primo Levi, Norman Mailer, Salman Rushdie, the Talmud, Alice Walker and Elie Wiesel. This edition has been revised and edited by Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Justin Kaplan.

Maximum Ride, Bd. 3 - Der Prometheus-Code

Thriller

Author: James Patterson

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 9783431037241

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 4560

Max - kurz für: Maximum Ride - und ihre Geschwister sind Opfer eines genetischen Experiments. Vor ihrer Geburt hat man ihnen Gene einer fremden Art eingepflanzt. Zu achtundneunzig Prozent sind sie Mensch, zu zwei Prozent Vogel. Doch es ist ihnen gelungen, aus dem Labor zu entkommen. Seitdem sind sie auf der Flucht. Die verbrecherische Organisation, die für diese Experimente verantwortlich ist, hat ihre natürlichen Feinde auf sie angesetzt: Die Eraser sind eine Kreuzung von Menschen und Wölfen, und sie machen Jagd auf alles, was fliegt. Doch nun drehen Max und ihr Schwarm den Spieß um und nehmen selbst die Jagd auf. Max hat sich das Ziel gesetzt, das Rätsel ihrer Herkunft zu ergründen. Dabei stößt sie auf ein geheimes Forschungszentrum in Deutschland und die nächste Generation von Übermenschen. Max muss sich der ultimaten Prüfung stellen. Einem Kampf auf Leben und Tod. Wird es Max und ihren Verbündeten gelingen, die Welt zu retten? Ein Welt, von der Max selbst niemals ein Teil sein kann?

America's God and Country

Encyclopedia of Quotations

Author: William Joseph Federer

Publisher: Amerisearch, Inc.

ISBN: 9781880563052

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 845

View: 8470

This exhaustive reference tool is ideal for students, teachers, attorneys, journalists, speakers, politicians, and more. The book affirms America's Godly heritage with over 2,100 quotations from nearly 700 sources. Fully footnoted.

Bartlett's Shakespeare Quotations

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 0316086665

Category: Drama

Page: 288

View: 5039

From the quote afficionado to the historical researcher, fans of Bartlett's will be thrilled to see this edition of quotations from the great William Shakespeare. Collecting quotes from his many works into one beautiful volume, Bartlett's Shakespeare Quotations is essential as a reference tool and makes for some wonderful browsing. Quotes culled from Bartlett's Familiar Quotations are organised by play or sonnet in chronological order and capture a unique view of Shakespeare's life and work. From King Henry VI to The Tempest (and even the epitaph on his grave) this volume will delight both researchers and casual readers as it highlights one of the most beguiling and beloved playwrights in history.

Familiar Quotations

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: Рипол Классик

ISBN: 5877608320

Category: History

Page: 1750

View: 2672

Chronologically arranged entries supply quotations from 2,250 authors and major collective or anonymous works, with an alphabetical index of authors and an index to the text.

Bartlett's Words to Live By

Advice and Inspiration for Everyday Life

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 031608669X

Category: Reference

Page: 288

View: 3783

For 150 years people have looked to Bartlett's Familiar Quotations for wisdom, inspiration, and pure fun. Here now is an elegant new collection of the best advice ever given, inspiring words from the world's wisest men and women. "There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval." -George Santayana Readers will be delighted by insights that span almost five thousand years of human history, from ancient Egypt to the modern day, capturing the differences-and the similarities-of human thought over time. "Truth is great and its effectiveness endures." -Ptahhotpe From such varied sources as the Bible, Jane Austen, and John F. Kennedy, everyone is sure to find a gem. "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee." -Muhammad Ali With its thoughtful and entertaining selection of quotes, Bartlett's Words to Live By is an enlightening gift for the graduate or the student of life and a splendid addition to the reference shelf. "In my end is my beginning." -Mary, Queen of Scots "Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is an admirable work, and I studied it intently." -Sir Winston Churchill In 1855, Massachusetts bookseller John Bartlett self-published a small collection of prose and verse quotations. Since then, his volume has been continuously expanded and published to reflect the ever-changing cultural climate. Bartlett's Familiar Quotations remains the most authoritative, thought-provoking, and entertaining book of quotations available.

Wealth Strategies

Author: Todd Duncan

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 1418557498

Category: Religion

Page: 220

View: 2716

We all want to live life to the fullest, but how can we make our dreams become reality? In Wealth Strategies: 9 1/2 Steps to Achieving Physical, Financial, and Spiritual Abundance, author and motivational speaker Todd Duncan offers the way to achieve your dreams of personal fulfillment. In Wealth Strategies, Todd Duncan shares the secrets to balance and abundance in three primary areas of life: the physical, the financial, and the spiritual. Using Todd's proven techniques, practical suggestions, and good old-fashioned common sense, you'll discover abundance like you've never known it before. You will learn: How to avoid being hooked on fast foods How to develop exercise habits you can sustain The reason why dieting is the wrong (and counterproductive) way to think How to assess your net worth All about mutual funds How to avoid getting scammed How to take advantage of the new economy The deadly dangers of stress The power of purpose and friendship The laws of prayer, balance, faith, uniqueness, solitude, and wisdom Take control and begin living life to the fullest. Begin a life of wealth today with Wealth Strategies.

The Ten Commandments & Their Influence on American Law - A Study in History

Author: William J. Federer

Publisher: Amerisearch, Inc.

ISBN: 9780965355728

Category: Law

Page: 288

View: 3686

An in-depth study of how each of the Ten Commandments had a historical impact on the development of laws in America and affected the legal philosophy of our government framers. For example, the 4th Commandment-"Keep Holy the Sabbath": PENNSYLVANIA FRAME OF GOVERNMENT, April 25, 1682, Article XXII: "That as often as any day of the month...shall fall upon the first day of the week, commonly called the Lord's Day, the business appointed for that day shall be deferred till the next day, unless in the case of emergency." U.S. CONSTITUTION, 1787, Article I, Section 7, Paragraph 2 "If any Bill shall not be returned by the President within ten days (Sundays excepted) after it shall have been presented to him, the Same shall be a Law" Read how the Ten Commandments affected the views of America's leaders: "The Ten Commandments and the Sermon on the Mount contain my religion" - John Adams, Nov. 4, 1816, letter to Thomas Jefferson. "The fundamental basis of this nation's laws was given to Moses on the Mount. The fundamental basis of our Bill of Rights comes from the teachings we get from Exodus and St. Matthew, from Isaiah and St. Paul. I don't think we emphasize that enough these days." - Harry S Truman, Feb. 15, 1950, Attorney General's Conference. See references to the Ten Commandments in court cases: "The Ten Commandments have had an immeasurable effect on Anglo-American legal development" - U.S. District Court, Crockett v. Sorenson, W.D. Va. (1983) "It is equally undeniable ...that the Ten Commandments have had a significant impact on the development of secular legal codes of the Western World." - U.S. Supreme Court, Stone v. Graham, (1980) (Rehnquist, J., dissenting) An ideal book forstudents, teachers, journalists, writers and those interested in researching the foundations of American law!

Bartlett's Shakespeare Quoations

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: Little Brown

ISBN: 9780316164504

Category: DRAMA

Page: 182

View: 1911

From the quote afficionado to the historical researcher, fans of Bartlett's will be thrilled to see this edition of quotations from the great William Shakespeare. Collecting quotes from his many works into one beautiful volume, Bartlett's Shakespeare Quotations is essential as a reference tool and makes for some wonderful browsing. Quotes culled from Bartlett's Familiar Quotations are organised by play or sonnet in chronological order and capture a unique view of Shakespeare's life and work. From King Henry VI to The Tempest (and even the epitaph on his grave) this volume will delight both researchers and casual readers as it highlights one of the most beguiling and beloved playwrights in history.

Jim Glass

Roman

Author: Tony Earley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783608930122

Category:

Page: 202

View: 3733

Die Reise zu seinem Grossvater, den ein dunkles Geheimnis umgibt, wird für den Jungen Jim, der in den 1930er-Jahren auf einer Farm in den Südstaaten ohne Vater aufwächst, zu etwas ganz Besonderem.

The Truth About Winning at Work (Collection)

Author: Stephen P. Robbins,Martha I. Finney,James O'Rourke,William S. Kane

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0133445852

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 977

View: 4111

A brand new collection of management and leadership skills for improving business performance 4 authoritative books deliver world-class skills for leading change and improving performance throughout your team and organization! You’re facing greater challenges than ever before – both outside your organization, and inside it. To win, you need today’s best skills for improving performance and driving change. Now, this 4-book collection presents hundreds of those skills simply, clearly, and quickly, to support action. In The Truth About Managing People, Third Edition bestselling author Stephen Robbins shares 61 proven principles and solutions for make-or-break, day-to-day management problems. Overcome the true obstacles to teamwork… avoid both over- and under-communication… improve hiring and employee evaluations… manage a culturally/generationally diverse or virtual workforces… combine stronger ethics and greater effectiveness… and much more. Next, in The Truth About Getting the Best From People, Second Edition, Martha Finney shares 60+ proven principles for gaining unprecedented employee engagement. This new edition features 15 new truths for managing virtual teams, overcoming your unconscious biases, managing multiple generations, identifying/cultivating individual high performers, and more. Next, persuade others in any environment with The Truth About Confident Presenting, by James O’Rourke. O’Rourke reveals 51 proven, concise, easy-to-use presenting techniques that work: all you need to know to prepare effectively (not obsessively), manage anxiety, connect with any audience, and succeed. Discover what makes people listen, and what instantly turns them off… how to muster evidence that’ll convince your specific audience… how to listen, establish a great first impression, and make nonverbal cues work for you… use PowerPoint and microphones well… handle hostile questions confidently; and much more. Finally, turn to William S. Kane’s The Truth About Thriving in Change for 49 proven ways to do what everyone wants, and few can deliver: lead successful change. Plan, drive, and sustain positive change that matters… transform organizations without destroying morale… objectively assess whether yours is really the best way… develop the change management skills you need most… know when to persuade, educate, or “use force”… create the right cultural framework you need to keep moving forward. These four eBooks aren’t “just someone’s opinion”: they offer definitive, evidence-based principles for improving performance throughout your entire leadership career! From world-renowned workplace effectiveness experts Stephen P. Robbins, Martha I. Finney, James O’Rourke, and William S. Kane

Bartlett's Words for the Wedding

Author: Brett Fletcher Lauer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0759516448

Category: Reference

Page: 300

View: 1669

BARTLETT'S WORDS FOR THE WEDDING is an essential resource for anyone planning a wedding ceremony or renewing vows. Comprising passages from Plato, Sappho, Shakespeare, Shelley, Auden, Rilke, and many others, this gorgeous edition is a source for inspiration and an invaluable core text from which to select passages. Beautifully packaged, BARTLETT'S WORDS FOR THE WEDDING includes prose and poetry selections from ancient times to the modern day. A sample from St. Augustine: What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.

Coalition Warfare

An Anthology of Scholarly Presentations at the Conference on Coalition Warfare at the Royal Danish Defence College, 2011

Author: Niels Bo Poulsen,Kjeld Hald Galster,Søren Nørby

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 1443850160

Category: History

Page: 199

View: 1026

It is unquestionable that the warfare of various post-Cold War 'coalitions-of-the-willing' has drawn much attention over recent years. However, we may also notice that associations of nations fighting, or preparing to fight, for common causes are no novelty. Multi-national co-operation in fields as costly and as fateful as war depends on considerations and caveats concerning political purpose, risks, mutual trust, national wealth and pride, compatibility of military forces and a glut of inta ...

Bartlett's Book of Love Quotations

Author: John Bartlett

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 9780316084970

Category: Reference

Page: 272

View: 936

From its first appearance in 1855 to its recently published sixteenth edition, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations has set the standard for books of quotations. Now, for the first time, more than 900 of the most endearing, expressive, and impassioned sayings about love--romantic, passionate, matrimonial, familial, patriotic, spiritual--have been carefully selected from the more than 20,000 quotations in Bartlett's.