The International Thesaurus of Quotations: Revised Editon

Eugene Ehrlich & Marshall DeBruhl

Language: English

Publisher: HarperCollins

Published: Feb 15, 1996


A thorough update of the 100,000-copy bestseller, this new edition contains 16,000 quotations and proverbs conveniently indexed by category, key word, and author.


"A cool collection...Any speaker or writer can find a relevant bon mot for almost any occasion...the world's best company, in multitudes, brought together.""Christian Science Monitor""What is fresh and original and effective in this compilation comes not only from its vast coverage of the field of maxim and aphorism, not only from its emphasis on the recent past, not only from its effort to be accurate in source, but from its convenient and supple organization...easily the best of the many available.""Los Angeles Times"

About the Author

Eugene Ehrlich, formerly a member of the department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, is the author of numerous reference books on language, including Amo, Amos, Amat, and More and The Highly Selective Thesaurus for the Extraordinary Literate. He is also the coeditor of the Oxford American Dictionary.