New Reference Book: Lend Me Your Ears: Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations

By - Research & Instruction Librarian January 17th, 2012

Lend Me Your Ears: Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations edited by Anthony Jay, Oxford University Press, 4th edition, 2010.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 808.88 Ox2P

A compendium of politically-related quotes.

Examples:

  • Joan Baez – “The only thing that’s been a worse flop than the organization of non-violence has been the organization of violence.”
  • Saul Bellow – “Sitting tight is power.”
  • Michael Heseltine – “The market has no morality.”
  • Jean-Pierre Raffarin – “We have a country which loves ideology, and we need pragmatism.”
  • Grover A. Whalen – “There’s a lot of law at the end of a nightstick.”

Helpful for: Political Studies, Humanities, History, Global Studies

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