The quotes range from serious to funny; include clever, light, and pithy comments for an incredible range of occasions.
The cover pretty much says it all---quips & quotes for writers and speakers. Anyone who does any public speaking can make good use of this hefty tome. And---unless you're talking to yourself!---any speaking you do is going to be in public, isn't it?
The book is divided alphabetically into handy topic sections such as Ability, Accidents, Accomplishments, Baby Sitters, Capital Punishment, Economists, Envy, Facts, Gambling, etc. down to Work, Yawns, Youth and Zeal.
Some samples include:
Dough is the wrong term for money. Dough sticks to your hands!
The man who thinks he knows it all has merely stopped thinking.
Germs attack the weakest part of the body, which is the reason for head colds.
Table manners must have been invented by people who were never hungry.
A politician is a fellow who's got what it takes to take what you've got.
If the world laughs at you, laugh right back--it's as funny as you are.