From the pithy to the provocative, <I>The New Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations</I> contains more than 8,000 illuminating and highly topical quotations from 1914 to the present. As much a companion to the modern age as it is an entertaining and useful reference tool, it takes the reader on a tour of wit and wisdom from such varied sources as Charlie Chaplin, Frank Zappa, Winston Churchill, Monica Lewinsky, and George V.<P> Arranged alphabetically by author, each quotation is prefaced by succinct biographical information about the speaker, and many are followed by a brief note to explain its context and the responses it received. Together they give unparalleled insight into the global culture, politics, and thought of the last nine decades.
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