• Title: 1,911 Best Things Anybody Ever Said
  • Author: Robert Byrne
  • ISBN: 9780449902851
  • Page: 445
  • Format: Paperback
  • Best Things Anybody Ever Said From Plato to Groucho this comprehensive edition features some of the most quotable people who ever lived They are the famous infamous the little known and the unknown inspired enough by life to
    From Plato to Groucho, this comprehensive edition features some of the most quotable people who ever lived They are the famous, infamous, the little known, and the unknown, inspired enough by life to comment on it, and smart enough to be clever about it Like eating peanuts once you start it s hard to stop FORBES Magazine You ll love this book and read its lines aloud tFrom Plato to Groucho, this comprehensive edition features some of the most quotable people who ever lived They are the famous, infamous, the little known, and the unknown, inspired enough by life to comment on it, and smart enough to be clever about it Like eating peanuts once you start it s hard to stop FORBES Magazine You ll love this book and read its lines aloud to helpless friends DALLAS MORNING NEWS

    One Reply to “1,911 Best Things Anybody Ever Said”

    1. I was in one of those mail order book clubs for a while and this was one of my $1 purchases which I came to treasure. I loved the feeling of browsing the thoughts of philosophers, politicians, writers and celebrities throughout history for something enlightening or entertaining. Many of these quotes are part of how I think about things now. For fans of books of quotations, I have another recommendation. The magazine called the Sun (essays and creative non-fiction and poetry - like an literary in [...]

    2. I really liked this. Some of the quotes weren't exceptional in any way (or maybe they were too above me for me to understand their earned place in this collection), but others had me literally laughing out loud, not in the "lol" sense. It's definitely worth a read, just not all in one sitting.

    3. Five stars for the humor, three stars for the research. This is a very funny book, but Robert Byrne quotes too many secondary sources. At least here he makes an attempt to source his quotes, which is more than he did in the original 637 Best Things Anybody Ever Said book.

    4. Light, funny, and brief. If you're looking for pith, it is here. Because this is a bind-up of three previous titles, there's no hope of finding anything by subject. But, if you're looking for serendipity, this is the book.

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