Breathtakingly comprehensive and completely up-to-date, The New Penguin Dictionary of Quotations collects together over 20,000 witty sayings, pithy comments and sage words.
From Chinua Achebe to Emile Zola, each entry collates the most famous, surprising or unusual quotations from a wide range of people and includes a mini-biography that helps put the sayings in context.
Together, they build up to form a fascinating portrayal of wit and wisdom down the ages.
- Publication Date:
- 30 / 10 / 2004