This updated edition is the perfect gift for every occasion. From Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to Fidel Castro and Dolly Parton, this dictionary features 4,000 of the best quotations of past and present. Packed with quotable quotes on over 300 themes from Parties to Punctuality, and with new subjects including Toasts and Relationships, this is the ideal tool for finding exactly the right words to express yourself in any situation. 'Wine is bottled poetry.' Robert Louis Stevenson 'Winning isn't everything. It's the money you make doing it that's everything.' Lee Trevino 'By the time you hit 50, I reckon you've earned your wrinkles, so why not be proud of them?' Twiggy 'To promise not to do a thing is the surest way in the world to make a body want to go and do that very thing.' Mark Twain 'I wish everyone, friend or foe, well. That is that. The end.' Tony Blair
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Author Biography - Susan Ratcliffe
Susan Ratcliffe is an Associate Editor for Oxford Quotations Dictionaries, and has previously edited the Oxford Dictionary of Phrase, Saying and Quotation and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.