Robert Byrne‚Äôs quote books are widely praised as authoritative and accessible sources of sayings for any and all occasions. Byrne‚Äôs own wit, diligent research, and creativity combine to form a fresh go-to reference that serves readers better than Google‚ÄĒno Wi-Fi required. The 2,548 Wittiest Things Anybody Ever Said is an all-new collection of clever quips and laugh-out-loud punch lines from Gracie Allen to Frank Zappa, on such topics as sex, divorce, religion, fashion, animals, and money:
STEVE MARTIN: ‚ÄúI‚Äôd do anything for a good body except exercise and eat right.‚ÄĚ
JON STEWART: ‚ÄúWar is God‚Äôs way of teaching Americans geography.‚ÄĚ
NORA EPHRON: ‚ÄúSuccessful parents have adult children who can pay for their own psychoanalysis.‚ÄĚ
This compilation, to be enjoyed by generations young and old, deserves a place of honor on every language lover‚Äôs bookshelf.