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Golden Pot of Proverbs by Grace Ikirimat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,140. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015 by Accomplish Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
This book is a collection of over 10,000 proverbs and wise sayings from all over the world and across different cultures. Proverbs and wise sayings are as old as mankind. They exist to give us advice and can sometimes also serve a humorous purpose. Proverbs have always served as part of our daily conversations and speeches. It is important that they be preserved through sharing and passing on.
Fine Art Quotations by Barry Fetter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
FINE ART QUOTATIONS contains over 1,700 carefully selected quotes, quips, observations, opinions and insights from over 800 of the world's greatest artists, actors, painters, musicians and philosophers - classical and modern.
The Elements of Fiction by Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 130,290. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
It was John Gardner, the legendary teacher of the craft, who said that the elements of fiction, like the words in a language, are finite. Oh, are they? I thought, and set about to verify this by collecting authors’ quotes about them. This task began as a cheat sheet, a short list of those elements I recognized and documented by quotes, but soon took on a life of its own. This is the result.
Shakespeare FAQ by Jim McCrudden
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,700. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
There are surprises in this book. Is Brutus a pompous nitwit? Why was Othello black? What was this plague that closed the theatres? Are the 'bad' quartos all that bad? Why the shifting from 'you' to 'thou'? Did the Globe Theater have toilets? Why is it called "Measure for Measure"? Isn't Petruchio in the "Taming of the Shrew" just a domineering coward? Was Shakespeare recognised in his own time?
Cynical Soup: Not For The Easily Offended, Or The Ridiculously Naive. by Ernest Kinnie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Over 1200 ideas and observations through the ages and around the world from deep thinkers like Aristotle, Albert Einstein, Jerry Seinfeld, W. C. Fields and Joan Rivers, with many paintings and photographs. Also included are the thoughts of Old Man and a young woman. Old Man has lived a full life and tried hard to be honest and open-minded. Sometimes he succeeded.
Suitable for Hanging by Lynne Stanshine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,390. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
A unique collection of unusual and rare quotations by a wide variety of talents and celebrities. The quotes within range from insightful to funny, intellectual to raunchy. This book caters to quote-junkies and artists from every walk of life.
They Cooked the Books by Patrick Edwards
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,120. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
A fascinating historical tour of some of today’s most familiar financial expressions. For instance, “Cooking the books” originated in England when the Earl of Strafford said: “The proof was once clear; however, they have cooked it ever since.” - the Earl was referring to altering ingredients in a recipe - not the “creative accounting” all too common in today’s business world.
Words of Wellness: A Treasury of Quotations for Well-Being by Joseph Sutton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Reference
Grouped into 120 alphabetized categories (from "Achievement" to "Kindness" to "Young and Old"), this collection of more than 2,000 highly enlightening, inspiring and often humorous quotations covers all aspects of health—be it mental, physical, spiritual or emotional health. Let the great minds of the ages stimulate your well-being with their words of wellness.
Security Sound Bites: Important Ideas About Security From Smart-Ass, Dumb-Ass, and Kick-Ass Quotations by Roger Johnston
Price: $2.97 USD. Words: 52,760. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
Security Magazine called this book “fascinating” and “full of thought triggers.” It offers quotes and observations about security that'll make you think and make you laugh. We hear from security experts, but also the likes of Britney Spears and Albert Einstein, B movie dialog through ancient Greek dead guys, John Locke to Dan Quayle. Includes irreverent commentary from the author.
The Essential Obama: The Finest Speeches of Barack Obama by Aquitaine Media
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,090. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This collection of the finest, most important, and most moving speeches of President Barack Obama is a wonderful addition to any library of presidential writings, and useful to anyone interested in reading for themselves the well-crafted words of our 44th President. The Essential Obama includes every major speech given by Obama dating back to his 2002 address against the war in Iraq.