The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

More than twenty thousand quotations from every era and location are combined in a comprehensive reference that also encompasses details of the earliest traceable source, birth and death dates, and career briefs for each entry, as well as a thematic and k

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations

More than five thousand quotations, that range in time from Scott's Antarctic expedition in 1912 to the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001, are gathered in a comprehensive, updated resource that evokes a fascinating picture of the social, political, cultural, and scientific highlights of modern times.

Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Provides coverage of literary and historical quotations. An easy-to-use keyword index traces quotations and their authors, while the appendix material, including Catchphrases, Film Lines, Official Advice, and Political Slogans, offers further topics of interest.

Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Complete with a keyword index and expanded information on authors and particular quotations, this definitive guide to quotations in English means that you will always know who said what, where, and when.

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

Collects the words of Americans from all walks of life, presenting more than five thousand entries in a browser-friendly, cross-referenced, and single-column format that encompasses more than five hundred topics.

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Contains more than 17,000 quotations from 2,500 people of all places and time periods and includes sayings of the nineties, popular misquotations, and slogans

Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

Furnishes over five thousand quotations, including classic one-liners, quips, and put-downs from such personalities as Groucho Marx, Oscar Wilde, William Shakespeare, Tom Stoppard, Jane Austen, and Dorothy Parker.

The Oxford Dictionary of Thematic Quotations

The Oxford Dictionary of Thematic Quotations

Offers groups of quotations arranged by subject, covering major themes, contemporary issues, popular culture, and other topics, and attributed to political leaders, religious and philosophical teachers, celebrities, and others.

The Oxford Dictionary of American Legal Quotations

The Oxford Dictionary of American Legal Quotations

The practice of law rests heavily on the incisive, pithy, and occasionally witty language of the best technical writing, and law- related themes are often found at the core of works of literature, politics, and other fields. Previous compilations of legal quotations have been limited, with significant gaps; many quoting rarely from American sources. The Oxford Dictionary of American Legal Quotations is the most scholarly and most complete legal quotation reference ever published. It includes a comprehensive collection of the most famous passages of American judges and legal commentators. This world also contains the wittiest sayings from literature, humor, motion pictures, and even song lyrics relating to American law. Over 3,000 entries are presented in a subject arrangement. Each quote has been verified from the original sources. Includes an author index and a key word index. An indispensable resource for anyone interested in the American legal system or in the vital legacy of the American constitution.