Description: With over 4,000 quotable quips from politicians and poets, CEOs and Comedians, you're sure to find something appropriate to your topic right here in . . . From the Ancients to the President The men and women whose words come to life on these pages speak from the past and the present. Review what Plato and Aristotle had to say about Democracy or what Saddam Hussein and George Bush said on the brink of war. These succinct phrases stay with us - motivating, amusing, arousing, and provoking. Get your hands on the right words quickly The quotes are categorized under 50 themes such as economics, public opinion, and taxes - and then arranged chronologically. The author index gives a brief bio of the speaker so you'll get a feel for the person behind the words.