This is a unique collection of quotation arranged chronologically from earliest times to the present day. Many of these have been selected for their historical interest - that is for the light they throw on some important events or figures, or on some attitude current the time. But, many well-known, and not so well-known literally quotations, witty remarks, etc., have also been included. Each chapter of the book is a historical period and begins with a short introductory article on the period.
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