The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

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Oxford University Press, 1979 - Reference - 907 pages
Presents thousands of new quotations drawn from authors and works appearing in the past forty years, English and foreign writers now more widely known, and the social and political memorabilia of the last quarter-century.

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One of my favorite dictionaries to browse: a quote for every occasion, a saying for every mood. There's an enormous selection here, covering everything from pop culture to religion and literature with a very useful index system. Read full review

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In one of his elegies, Rilke proclaimed, "Who has not sat nervously before the stage curtain of his heart." In a short story, Anton Chekhov wrote, "If a lot of cures are suggested for a disease, it ... Read full review

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John Pallister is Head of the Marketing and Strategy Section at Cardiff Business School, Wales.

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