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Chapter 15. Start at the Very Beginning,... > The Numbers Game - Pg. 122

Start at the Very Beginning, A Very Good Place to Start 122 So where do you find good quotes? Obviously, the more you read, the more material you have to draw on. Here are some suggestions for finding pithy quotations: · Books of quotations and trivia, such as The Guinness Book of World Records , The Trivia En- cyclopedia, and 199 Things Every American Should Know · Newspapers and magazines · Television, especially "classic" 1950s shows · Literature: short stories, essays, and novels · Witty friends with good memories · Comic books and other popular literature · TV and radio commercials · Public personalities, living or not Encores and Exits Addressing a group of scholars and need some fancy quotes to open your speech? Here are some useful Latin phrases for the 1990s: