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|QuotationsBook.com. Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell |
them what you've said. - Carnegie, Dale Grasp the subject, the words will follow. -
Cato The Elder One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography. - Channing ...
|Perhaps that is why it flourishes best in countries that, like Britain and the United |
States, enjoy a strong democratic tradition. ... His contemporary William Ellery
Channing agreed: “One anecdote of a man is worth a volume of biography.
|But the sobering truism was more vividly expressed by Diogenes in explaining to |
Alexander the Great why he was examining a ... His contemporary William Ellery
Chan- ning agreed: “One anecdote of a man is worth a volume of biography.
|The volumes already issued have insured the Bric-a-Brac Series wide and |
permanent Popularity. ... all the reminiscences worth Preservation of the men and
women who have done so much to mahe this century one of the most brilliant in
|Queen Elizabeth, ami of many noblemen of those times, bound up in one volume |
; an abstract of which is given in the catalogue of that library ; with a sac-simile, or
apograph, of the names of the writers of those letters, drawn up with great
exactness by one of Mr. Pepys's clerks. ... large collections of print* and drawings
to illustrate the history of London (his native city) are likewise particularly worth
|A warren of penetration sees connexions in literary anecdotes which are not |
immediately perceived by others; in his hands ... The studies of artists have a
great uniformity, and their habits of life are monotonous. ... after the learned
biographer, that Malherbe had two predominant opinions; one, that the
looseness of a single woman ... “'as it worth informing the public, that Descartes
was very particular about his wigs; that he had them manufactured at Paris; and
that he always kept four?
|Channing, William Ellery One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography. - |
Channing, William Ellery It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with
superior minds, and these invaluable means of communication are in the reach ...
|Its 24 volumes cover nearly l7.500 American people— about the same as the |
Dictionary of American Biography. its ... Generally the articles are written by fans.
which is good: a work edited on the opposite principle would make for ... The
entry on Thomas Jefferson dismisses the Sally Hem- ings story as a "slander" that
"had no foundation. ... it worth doing at all? ... old goggle-eyed snapping turtle" (
the A.N.B. does not say who called him this — not. one hopes. one of his
|In two volumes. 8vo. London: Colburn and Co. 1832. This is one of those |
gossiping, garrulous, trifling, chit-chat memoirs, which have ... An elderly
gentleman recollects a few anecdotes of eminent persons, which he happens to
repeat in the presence of some one who tells him that they are really worth
preserving, and that he might moreover get a very good price for them, if he ... My
father,' he says ' was born in 1722, and my mother in 1720, so that she was two
years older than him!
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