This is the most authoritative paperback dictionary of quotations available. It contains over 9,000 quotations from more than 2,300 authors. Based on the highly acclaimed seventh edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, this new edition maintains its extensive coverage of literary and historical quotations, and contains completely upto- date material from today's influential literary and cultural figures. Over 1,000 new quotes have been added for this edition, and categories such as Catchphrases, Film Lines, Official Advice, and Political Slogans are included. An easy-to-use keyword index traces quotations and their authors.