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Ancient Chinese Wisdom : Thoughts of Bodhidharma, Lao Tzu , Confucius, Sun Tzu, Zhuang Zhou, Mencius, Han Fei and many more
Price: $2.13 USD. Words: 75,240. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2018 by UB Tech. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
This book, ‘Ancient Chinese Wisdom’ contains the collective wisdom of fifteen Chinese philosophical intellectuals like Lao Tzu, Confucius, Bodhidharma, Zhuang Zhou, Mencius, Han Fei, Xun Kuang, Guo Xing, Wu Cheng’en, Zeng Zi, Cheng Yi, and other notable personalities.
Ancient Greek Philosophy : Collective Wisdom of 26 Greek Thinkers
Price: $2.89 USD. Words: 103,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2018 by UB Tech. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
A modest attempt to bring you the words of wisdom from the ancient Greek philosophers like -Socrates, Thales, Plato, Aristotle, Pythagoras, Anaxagoras, Epicurus, Democritus, Heraclitus, Parmenides, Chrysippus, Antisthenes, Gorgias, Empedocles, Anaximander, Cleanthes, Diogenes, Zeno of Citium, Protagoras, Epictetus, Xenophanes, Zeno of Elea, Theophrastus, Xenocrates, Melissus of Samos and Proclus
Elements of Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 130,220. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
It was John Gardner—legendary teacher of the craft—who said that the elements of fiction, like the words in a language, are finite. I set about to verify this by scouring for and collecting authors’ quotes about them—a task that began as a cheat sheet, a short list of those elements I recognized and documented by quotes, but it soon took on a (long) life of its own. This is the result.
Tragedy and Self-Destruction as Humor in Microliterature, Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 339,410. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
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The PDF version on a tablet or larger size screen offers the BEST READING EXPERIENCE. It RENDERS CORRECTLY IN ADOBE ACROBAT READER but not in Adobe Digital Editions. Tragedy & Self-Destruction shows how microliterature entertains, informs and persuades in its treatment of everyday life and the extremes of the human condition. Find your own situation reflected and perhaps re-defined through humor.
Tragedy and Self-Destruction as Humor in Microliterature, Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 366,420. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
The PDF version on a tablet or larger size screen offers the BEST READING EXPERIENCE. It RENDERS CORRECTLY IN ADOBE ACROBAT READER but not in Adobe Digital Editions. Tragedy & Self-Destruction shows how microliterature entertains, informs and persuades in its treatment of everyday life and the extremes of the human condition. Find your own situation reflected and perhaps re-defined through humor.
I Wish I Had Said That
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,760. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by ReadOnTime BV. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
If you ever wanted to say something clever – make a smart remark or a witty comeback - but couldn’t put your finger on just the right thing to say, this is the book for you. It contains over 4,000 witty and wise quotations, proverbs and puns. Anything that has been included has (with a few exceptions) had to satisfy the requirement of brevity as well as being either humorous (the majority)
Golden Pot of Proverbs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,060. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015 by Accomplish Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
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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.
Kingdom Of Knowledge
Price: $200.00 USD. Words: 567,880. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
This book will enhance your knowledge through great sayings and quotations.
Fine Art Quotations
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.
Shakespeare FAQ
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?
A Year in Quotes - Book One
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 85,720. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
We have all been drawn to the wise and witty quotes of the clever minds from the many centuries. Mark Twain and Will Rogers have made us laugh and giggle while Aristotle and Abraham Lincoln have made us stop and reflect on life. A Year in Quotes - Book One is a collection of 366 quotes and mini-biographies of the quote authors gathered in a virtual calendar.
A Dictionary of English and Romance Languages Equivalent Proverbs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,580. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
3,246 English proverbs and thousands of equivalents in five national Romance languages: French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian. The Dictionary is a very useful reference tool for scholars of these languages, for researchers working in various associated fields such as linguistics, literature, folklore, anthropology, psychology, sociology, history, advertising and contemporary media.
The Quote Book
Price: $0.99 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.
A Dictionary of English and French Equivalent Proverbs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,780. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » French
This dictionary assembles 2,234 English proverbs and their French equivalents. Equivalent proverbs are those which express the same concept literally, such as “Love is blind” = “L’amour est aveugle” or with completely different words, such as “Every cloud has a silver lining” = “Dans toute chose il y a un bon côté.”
A Dictionary of English and Italian Equivalent Proverbs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,490. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Italian
This dictionary assembles 2,513 English proverbs and their Italian equivalents. Equivalent proverbs are those which express the same concept, be it literally, such as “Love is blind” = “L’amore è cieco,” or with completely different words, such as“Every cloud has a silver lining” = “Non tutto il male viene per nuocere.”
A Dictionary of English and Spanish Equivalent Proverbs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,790. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
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This Dictionary assembles 2,201 English proverbs and their Spanish equivalents. Equivalent proverbs are those which express the same concept literally, such as "Love is blind" = "El amor es ciego" or with completely different words, such as "Every cloud has a silver lining" = "No hay mal que por bien no venga."
They Cooked the Books
You set the price! 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.
The Portable Curmudgeon
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,720. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
More than 1000 outrageously irreverent quotations, anecdotes, and interviews on a vast array of subjects, from an illustrious list of world-class curmudgeons
Words of Wellness: A Treasury of Quotations for Well-Being
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
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.

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