Phillips' Book of Great Thoughts, Funny Sayings: A Stupendous Collection of Quotes, Quips, Epigrams, Witticisms, and Humorous Comments : for Personal Enjoyment and Ready Reference

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Bob Phillips
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 1993 - Humor - 343 pages
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From Bible quotes and Christian teachings to the words of renowned historical figures, this collection of over 3,800 entries offers wit, wisdom, and an emphasis on practical living.
  

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Review: Phillips' Book of Great Thoughts, Funny Sayings: A Stupendous Collection of Quotes, Quips, Epigrams, Witticisms, and Humorous Comments : for Person Enjoyment and Ready Reference

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There were too many quotes from Hitler and Henry Ford. Seriously. Read full review

Review: Phillips' Book of Great Thoughts, Funny Sayings: A Stupendous Collection of Quotes, Quips, Epigrams, Witticisms, and Humorous Comments : for Person Enjoyment and Ready Reference

User Review  - Ryk Stanton - Goodreads

It's a good enough book, does what it says and does it well enough. I picked it up for a quarter at a library sale and am glad to have it in my library. Read full review

Contents

ABILITY
2
ABSTINENCE
3
ACADEMIA
4
ACHIEVEMENT
5
ACTIVITY
6
ADMIRATION
7
ADVERSITY
8
ADVERTISING
9
INSANITY
174
INSURANCE
175
INVENTION
176
JEALOUSYJEVENILE DELIQUENTS
177
JEALOUSY
178
JOKE
179
JUSTICE
180
KINDNESSKNOWLEDGE
181

ADVICE
10
AFFLICTION
11
AGGRESSIVENESS
12
AGING
13
AGITATION
14
AGRICULTURE
15
ALLOWANCE
16
AMERICA
17
ANGER
18
ANIMALS
19
ANSWERS
20
ANVIL
21
APARTMENTS
22
APOLOGIES
23
APPLAUSE
24
ARISTOCRACY
25
ART
26
ASPIRIN
27
ATTIC
28
AUCTION
29
AUTHOR
30
AVERAGE
31
BABYBUY
32
BABY
33
BACKACHE
34
BARGAINS
35
BATHTUB
36
BEES
37
BELIEF
38
BEST
39
BID
44
BIRD
45
BLIND
46
BOLDNESS
47
BORE
50
BOW
51
BRAIN
52
BROOK
53
BURGLARS
54
BUSY
55
BUY
56
CAKECURIOSITY
57
CAKE
58
CARDS
59
CAT
60
CERTAIN
61
CHARACTER
62
CHARITY
64
CHASTITY
65
CHILDREN
66
CHOICE
68
CHURCH OF ENGLAND
69
CLERGYMAN
70
COMMUNICATION
71
COMPETITION
72
CONCEIT
73
CONFIDENCE
74
CONTEMPLATION
75
COOKING
76
CORRECTION
77
COURT
78
COURTSHIP
79
CREATIVITY
80
CRISIS
81
CROOKS
82
CROWD
83
DANCINGDUTY
84
DANCING
85
DEAF
86
DECEIT
87
DECISION
88
DEEDS
89
DELEGATE
90
DENTIST
91
DETAIL
92
DICE
93
DIFFERENCE
94
DINING
95
DISASTERS
96
DISCUSSION
97
DISTANCE
98
DOCTRINE
99
DOGS
100
DOLLAR
101
DRESS
102
DRIVING
103
EAREYE
105
EAR
106
EFFORT
108
EGG
109
EMOTION
110
ENTHUSIASM
112
ENVY
113
ETHICS
114
EVOLUTION
115
EXCUSES
116
EXPECTATION
117
EXPERT
118
FACEFUTURE
119
FACE
120
FAIRWEATHER FRIEND
121
FALLIBILITY
122
FAMILIARITY
123
FANATICS
124
FASHION
125
FAVORS
126
FIDELITY
127
FISHING
128
FLOWERS
129
FOOL
130
FORCE
131
FORGIVE
132
FOURLETTER WORDS
133
FREE SPEECH
134
FRIENDLESSNESS
136
FUNERALS
137
FUTILITY
138
GAINGUILT
139
GAIN
140
GIFTS
141
GLORY
142
GOLD
143
GOOD
144
GOVERNMENT
146
GRATITUDE
147
GREED
148
GROWTH
149
GUILT
150
HABITHYPOCRISY
151
HABIT
152
HAPPINESS
153
HARVEST
155
HEAD
156
HEALTH FOOD
157
HELL
158
HISTORY
159
HOMO SAPIENS
160
HOPE
161
HOT WATER
162
HUMILITY
163
HYPOCHONDRIAC
164
IDEASIRS
165
IDEAS
166
IDLENESS
167
ILLNESS
168
IMMORTALITY
169
INDEPENDENCE
170
INFERIORITY
171
INFLUENCE
172
INJUSTICE
173
KINDNESS
182
LABELSLYING
184
LABELS
185
LAS VEGAS
186
LAW
187
LAWYERS
188
LEADER
189
LEADERSHIP
190
LEAP
191
LEAVING
192
LIBERTY
193
LIE
194
LIFE INSURANCE
196
LISTENING
197
LONELINESS
198
LOVE
199
LOYALTY
201
LUXURY
202
MADNESSMUSIC
203
MADNESS
204
MAN
205
MANNERS
206
MARTYR
208
MASCARA
209
MAXIM
210
MEDICINE
211
MERCY
212
MERRY
213
MINORITIES
214
MIRROR
215
MISS
216
MOB
217
MODERATION
218
MONEYGRABBER
220
MONUMENT
221
MOTIVATION
222
NAMENURSERY RYHYME
224
NAME
225
NEGOTIATION
226
NEWSPAPER
227
NUDITY
228
OATHORIGINALITY
229
OATH
230
OBSTACLES
231
OLD AGE
232
OPERA
233
OPPORTUNITY
234
OPPOSITION
235
PAINPUNISHMENT
237
PAIN
238
PARTNERSHIP
239
PATIENCE
240
PEN
241
PERSISTENCE
242
PESSIMISM
243
PIPER
244
PLEASE
245
POLLUTION
247
POPULARITY
248
POSTMEN
249
POWER
250
PRAYER
251
PREJUDICE
252
PRESS
253
PRINCIPLES
254
PRODIGY
255
PROHIBITION
256
PROMOTION
257
PROSPERITY
258
PRYING
259
QUALITYQUOTATION
261
QUALITY
262
RADICALRUST
263
RADICAL
264
REASON
266
REBELLION
267
REGRET
268
RELIGION
269
REMEDY
270
RESOLUTION
271
REST
272
RETRIBUTION
273
RICHES
274
RIGHTEOUSNESS
275
RUIN
276
SAFETYSYSTEM
277
SAFETY
278
SCALD
279
SECURITIES
281
SELFCONFIDENCE
282
SELFESTEEM
283
SELFPRAISE
284
SELFISHNESS
285
SHACKLES
286
SICKNESS
287
SILLINESS
288
SIN
289
SLANG
290
SMALL TOWN
291
SNOW
292
SON
293
SOUL
294
SPECIALIST
295
SPENDING
296
SPIRIT
297
STILL
298
STORM
299
SUBJECTIVITY
300
SUFFERING
301
SUICIDE
302
SUSPICION
303
TACTTYRANNY
304
TACT
305
TAX COLLECTOR
306
TEACHING
307
TECHNOLOGY
308
TEMPTATION
309
THEOLOGY
310
THIRST
311
TIRED
312
TOMATO
313
TRAINING
314
TROUBLE
315
TRUTH
316
TURN
318
UNDERSTANDINGUNITY
319
UNBERSTANDING
320
VACATIONVOW
321
VACATION
322
VARIETY
323
VIRTUE
324
WAGESWRONG
325
WAGES
326
WASTE
327
WEED
328
WHORE
329
WINE
330
WISH
331
WIT
332
WOMENS RIGHTS
333
WOOING
334
WORK
335
WORLD
336
WOUND
337
WRITING
338
WRONG
339
YOUTH
340
YOUTH
341
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About the author (1993)

Dr. Tim Lahaye is a renowned prophecy scholar, minister, and author. His Left BehindŽ series is the bestselling Christian fiction series of all time. He and his wife, Beverly, live in southern California. They have four children and nine grandchildren.

Bob Phillips, Ph.D., is the author of more than eighty books. He is a licensed counselor and the executive director for the Pointman Leadership Institute.

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