The Designer Says

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Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1616892943
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Whether musing about the creative process, the merits of failure and criticism, or the challenges of keeping the studio lights on, designers make good, and opinionated, copy. The Designer Says, the follow-up to our best-selling The Architect Says, is a compendium of quotations from more than one hundred of history's leading practitioners. Quotes are paired on page spreads like guests at a dinner party. A designer from the nineteenth century might sit next to one working today or two contemporary designers may strike up a conversation. Listen in as they compliment, provoke, and one-up each other in this lively volume of insights.

Abraham Lincoln

Author: Abraham Lincoln
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 158182677X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A collection of quotations from the sixteenth President, that includes insights into the man by those who knew him best, from his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, to his greatest political opponent, Stephen A. Douglas.

14 000 Quips and Quotes

Author: E. C. McKenzie
Publisher: Hendrickson Pub
ISBN: 9781565635456
Format: PDF
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Find that cute little quip to underscore an important point in a talk or search for "filler" for that newsletter in this compilation of 14,000 one-liners. Presented in alphabetical order by topic, it's easy to find what you're looking for--many topics have over 100 quips and one-liners. Whether you're seeking a little humor or something more thought-provoking, it's all here in "14,000 Quips and Quotes." This book is a valuable resource tool for any speaker, teacher or writer.

Quips Quotes and Quanta

Author: Anton Z. Capri
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814343471
Format: PDF, Docs
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When a ship's surgeon during a routine episode of bloodletting noticed that the sailors' blood was brighter in the tropics than in the north, he hypothesized that heat was a form of energy. When a young boy tried to visualize how a beam of light would look like by riding alongside it at the same speed, he began thinking along lines that eventually changed our views of space and time. When a student caught hay fever and went to recover on Heligoland, he started a major revolution in physics. These are but just some of the stories covered in this entertaining book that deals with the history of physics from the end of the 19th-century to about 1930. Quips, Quotes and Quanta (2nd Edition) is unique in that it contains anecdotes on physicists creating new ideas. Often the thinking of the creators of what is now called "modern physics" is revealed through quotes. Thematic and biographical in nature, this book also includes many personal incidents. This second edition has been revised to include new material: a prologue, epilogue, glossary and chronology, and photograph's as well as additional quotes and anecdotes.

Bloopers Blunders Jokes Quips Quotes

Author: Jim Kraus
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 9781414305479
Format: PDF, Docs
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More than 600 embarrassing church bloopers and pastor blunders, more than 600 hilarious jokes and jests, and more than 600 quips and quotes—all packed into one bundle of good, clean, really funny humor. A guaranteed pick-me-up, a great gift for family fun. Jim Kraus has compiled a wonderfully funny collection sure to bring smiles and laughter to all ages!

The Filmmaker Says

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Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1616892854
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Inspiring everything from pop culture earthquakes to popular revolutions, filmmakers have demonstrated an uncanny ability to move the masses. But the drama they project on screen is only half the picture. Stretching from its earliest days of two-reel silent films to the latest 3-D digital blockbusters, film history provides a cast of characters ready to spill witty bon mots, outrageous pronouncements, and heartfelt reflections. The Filmmaker Says is a colorful compendium of quotations from more than one hundred of history's most influential and opinionated creators of filmed entertainment. Paired like guests at the ultimate film geek dinner party, a celebrated filmmaker of today might sit next to a giant from the silent era, this raucous crew puts on a show arguing, complimenting, and disagreeing with each other about every step of the moviemaking process. A perfect gift for working filmmakers, aspiring auteurs, and avid moviegoers, The Filmmaker Says will delight anyone who has'dreamed of yelling "action" or just can't wait for the lights to go down and the curtain to go up.

Quips Quotes Queries

Author: Sylvia Barrett
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
ISBN: 074393508X
Format: PDF
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"The open-ended activities ... stretch the thinking skills of students and help them learn to think 'outside the box'."--Cover back.

Quotes Quirks and Quips

Author: Betty Owen Whitehouse
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1426965745
Format: PDF
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The keeper of family history, the teller of tales, the collector of treasures, Betty Owen Whitehouse has woven the tapestry of her life with the threads of love, friendship, and the mentorship received from her large family and a multitude of friends, old and new. In Quotes, Quips, and Quirks she shares some of her favorite snippets gathered from a lifelong interest in literary and writing endeavors. Gathered from the women who played a role in the author's life, Quotes, Quips, and Quirks contains an array of uplifting messages: * Thought-provoking mottos * Sage advice passed down through generations * Quirky sayings that have become part of family lore * Humorous quips * Special poems * Oft-repeated proverbs * Favorite scriptures and remarks by well-known women With a blend of humor and inspiration, this collection provides food for thought in an easy-to-read format that can become a treasured keepsake.

The Musician Says

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Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 161689489X
Format: PDF
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The Musician Says is an all-access backstage pass to the world of singers, songwriters, composers, and instrumentalists—all those who have a relationship with the Muse and have experienced the sacrifices, satisfactions, and frustrations it brings. You'll hear from an eclectic group that spans centuries and genres, from Mozart to Mick Jagger, Louis Armstrong to Jay Z, Dolly Parton to Lady Gaga, and many more. Paired like unlikely guests at a backstage party, this unruly crew riffs about the blessings and curses of the musician's life. This collection of intriguing and provocative quotations will remind anyone who has dreamed of playing Carnegie Hall (or maybe just mastering three chords) that the creative process bridges time and place, and that music is indeed a universal language.