The Encarta Book of Quotations
Macmillan, Sep 30, 2000 - Reference - 1319 pages
The Encarta Book of Quotations contains 25,000 quotes drawn from the history, politics, literature, religions, science, and popular culture of the world ranging from the earliest Chinese sages through Shakespeare to the present day. It even includes the first "quotable" sayings of the 21st century. Whether the statement of a political point of view or the vivid expression of a sensation or emotion, each quotation has been chosen for poignancy and precision. Included are quotations from cultures, religions and literature not represented in other quotation books. Its 1,200 pages are a treasure house of the world's sayings that have stood the test of time along with the best of those from the last 100 years. As the most international and contemporary collection of quotations it offers a compelling portrait of our common humanity.
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