Immortal Words

Product Number: EB00630879
Released: Jan 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781681447407
Publisher: Quercus
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Description

Immortal Words is an anthology of history's most memorable, uplifting and thought-provoking quotations from all ages and nations. The texts are drawn not only from the works and words of great writers, thinkers and orators, but also from less well-known sources such as gravestones, book dedications, speeches and political manifestos, letters and diaries, inscriptions and chance remarks. Each of the 370 quotations is accompanied by an extended annotation that tells the story of the speaker or explains the circumstances that gave rise to the quotation. The words and sentiments expressed have been used to encapsulate the human condition, to inspire great works or deeds in times of hardship, or simply reflect the spirit of the time-they will live with you and inspire you day by day, from one year's end to the next.

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Author(s): Terry Breverton
Original Publish Date: Nov 05, 2013

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