1,911 Best Things Anybody Ever Said

1,911 Best Things Anybody Ever Said

Book - 1988
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Cynics, scholars, comedians, candidates, reporters, writers, philosophers, and just about everyone else finally have their say!

Every generation has its wits, wags, pundits, punsters, and one-liner champions. And this marvelous collection of classic quotes from throughout history shows off the best of the best. For the first time, the three popular volumes of The 637 Best Things Anybody Ever Said --all 1,911 of them--are collected in one impressive book of wisdom.

From Plato to Groucho, this comprehensive edition quotes some of the most quotable people who ever lived. They are the famous, the infamous, the little-known, and the unknown, inspired by life to comment on it and smart enough to be clever about it.

Praise for 1,911 Best Things Anybody Ever Said

"It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations." --Winston Churchill

"You'll love this book and read its lines to helpless friends." -- Dallas Morning News

"A winner!" -- The New York Daily News

"A delightful assortment." -- Atlanta Journal

"Like eating peanuts--once you start it's hard to stop." -- Forbes

"[Robert] Byrne has a delicious sense of the ridiculous and a zest for fun. The humor roams the scale from the chuckle to the roar." -- San Francisco Progress

"Terrific! A real upper! An ideal gift." --Dear Abby
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c1988.
ISBN: 9780449902851
0449902854
Branch Call Number: 082 ONE
Characteristics: xiv, 460 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Byrne, Robert 1930-- Compiler

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