Dictionary of Quotations in Communications

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Lilless McPherson Shilling, Linda K. Fuller
Greenwood Publishing Group, 1997 - Всего страниц: 315


This work is a compilation of more than 3000 quotations on reading, writing, speaking, listening, and many other communications-related topics such as advertising, business, computers, education, film, journalism, language, photography, public relations, rhetoric, television, and world communications. The dictionary contains quotations from the classic to the contemporary, and all are arranged alphabetically, both by and within topics, by the author's last name.

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Стр. 33 - And yet, on the other hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book. Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image ; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye.
Стр. 41 - Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. This requires not that the writer make all his sentences short, or that he avoid all detail and treat his subjects only in outline, but that every word tell.
Стр. 27 - Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.
Стр. 17 - The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails.
Стр. 127 - I am aware that many object to the severity of my language; but is there not cause for severity? I will be as harsh as truth, and as uncompromising as justice. On this subject, I do not wish to think, or speak, or write, with moderation.
Стр. 90 - So first of all let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself — nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.
Стр. 9 - I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow. And I watered it in fears Night and morning with my tears, And I sunned it with smiles And with soft deceitful wiles. And it grew both day and night, Till it bore an apple bright, And my foe beheld it shine, And he knew that it was mine,— And into my garden stole When the night had...
Стр. 47 - So likewise ye, except ye utter by the tongue words easy to be understood, how shall it be known what is spoken ? for ye shall speak into the air.
Стр. 77 - WE begin with the hypothesis that any subject can be taught effectively in some intellectually honest form to any child at any stage of development.
Стр. 141 - HE drew a circle that shut me out — Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout. But Love and I had the wit to win: We drew a circle that took him in ! EDWIN MARKHAM The Man with the Hoe Written after seeing Milled ivorld-famous painting of a brutalized toiler.

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Lilless McPherson Shilling, associate professor at the College of Health Professions at the Medical University of South Carolina, specializes in educational and health communications. With Linda Fuller, she is coauthor of Communicating Comfortably: Your Guide to Overcoming Speaking and Writing Anxieties (1990) and coeditor of Communicating about Communicable Diseases (1995).

Linda K. Fuller, PhD, is professor of communications at Worcester State College. She is the author/(co-)editor of more than 20 books, including The Cosby Show (1992), Community TV in the U.S. (1994), and Dictionary of Quotations in Communications (1997). Awarded Fulbright scholarships to teach in Singapore in 1996 and do AIDS research Senegal in 2002, she has also been a visiting scholar at Northeastern University.

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