The Pocket Book of Quotations Author:Edited by Henry Davidoff "Speech is civilization itself... The word, even the most contradictory word, preserves contact - it is silence which isolates."* — The Pockt Book of Quotations brings together thousands of the thoughts that have changed the heards and minds of mankind, that have advanced civilization, progress, even the cause of love. — Lines from great speeches,... more » poems, plays, songs, and novels are included. Every quotation is listed under alphabetically arranged subject headings. There is a complete Author Index, and the Table of Contents gives every subject and heading. This essential reference volume will familiarize you with famous sayings and their authors. Now you can quote accurately and quickly by using this compact, comprehensive collection.