An Idea Is A Feat Of Association, And The Height Of It Is A Good Metaphor Robert FrostFor , Years, Great Thinkers And Writers Have Relied On The Device Of Metaphor To Articulate Profound Thoughts, Give Voice To Powerful Emotions, And Creatively Explain Complex Ideas But Metaphorical Language Is Not The Sole Province Of Poets, Philosophers, And Playwrights If You Ve Ever Tried To Describe A Broken Heart, A Thankless Child, Or A Glorious Triumph, You Know How Valuable And Compelling The Perfect Metaphor Can Be In Metaphors Be With You, Respected Quotation Anthologist Dr Mardy Grothe Has Created The Definitive Collection Of History S Greatest Metaphorical Quotations While Crafting His Lists Of The Ten Best Things Ever Said On Topics Of Deep Human Interest, Dr Mardy Examined Than Five Million Metaphorical Observations From Literature, Politics, Philosophy, Religion, History, Pop Culture, AndEssential For Writers, Readers, And Language Aficionados, This Remarkable Sourcebook Breaks New Ground By Using QR Codes To Digitally Integrate It With Dr Mardy S Dictionary Of Metaphorical Quotations DMDMQ , The World S Largest Online Database Of Metaphorical Quotations The Elegant Synergy Between Print And Technology Provides Curious Readers With Detailed Source Information For All Quotations, Innumerable Error Alerts, Countless Quotation Backstories, And A Wealth Of Other Quotations To Further Their Knowledge And Deepen Their Understanding Of Favorite QuotationsWhether You Re Crafting A Speech, Writing A Novel, Or Simply Searching For New Ways To Express Yourself, This Meticulously Curated Compendium Is As Delightful To Read As It Is Invaluable To Own And Sure To Inspire With The Perfect Metaphor Every Time Today s post is on Metaphors be with You An A to Z Dictionary of History s Greatest Metaphorical Quotations by Dr Marty Grothe It is 480 pages long and published by Harper Collins The cover is blue with a light bulb in a speech bubble The intended reader is someone who likes quotes There is no foul language, talk of sex, and no violence in this book There Be Spoilers Ahead.From the back of the book Respected quotation anthologist and author of Oxymoronica and Viva la Repartee Dr Mardy Grothe is at his best in Metaphors Be with You, an A to Z dictionary of 2,750 of history s greatest metaphorical quotations, meticulously curated for writers, readers, and quotation lovers everywhere.In Metaphors Be with You, Dr Mardy Grothe has created the definitive reference on English s finest metaphors, sourced from literature, politics, philosophy, Hollywood, religion, sports, comedy, history, religion, pop culture, and Arranged into two sections The Ten Best Things Ever Said and The Single Best Thing Ever Said Metaphors Be with You includes quotations on five hundred human interest topics and an introduction to the nature, importance, and sheer joy of metaphorical language.Essential for writers, readers, and language aficionados, this breathtaking, beautifully designed sourcebook also contains elegantly integrated digital access to Dr Mardy s Dictionary of Metaphorical Quotations, the world s largest online database of quotations containing metaphors, similes, and analogies This one of a kind synergy between print and technology offers a comprehensive look at the diversity of words and phrases we use to relate to, understand, and describe our world by providing access to detailed source information, innumerable Error Alerts, and fascinating quotation backstories that will engage readers as they delve into metaphorical language and discover their own favorites.Whether you re crafting a speech, writing a novel, or simply searching for new ways to express yourself, this remarkable compendium is sure to inspire you with the perfect metaphor every time.Review I had so much fun with this book I love books of quotes and there are some wonderful ones in here There are quotes from everything from ability to kisses The introduction gives the reader some insight into the how and why of using this book Grothe really gets into how important metaphors are to our language and why we use them so much Metaphors are things that we all have in common with our common language and usage.As a writer I will have this book on hand for whenever I get stuck on a word and want to make sure that I can make it mean what I want.I give this book a Five out of Five stars I was given this book by Harper Collins exchange for an honest review. I should have known from the titleI expected this book to have a longer discussion about words and writing and how it all fits together, but it s really a book of quotations.but I love quotations Yet somehow I didn t find that many in this greatest compilation that struck a chord I wrote a few down, it s true, but out of 400 pages Not very many Plus, they were presented in an annoying poetic like form Unless it s an actual poem, why Irritating and unnecessary.Read in bulk, the quotes seemed heavy on trite pithiness, so maybe this is not a good method of looking at quotable ideas for me On the other hand, than one seemed particularly relevant in 2017 Nothing is terrible than ignorance in action Goethe If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don t have to worry about the answers Thomas Pynchon You do not lead by hitting people over the head that s assault, not leadership Dwight D Eisenhower The love of money is the root of all evil Timothy Bible Mardy has written a series of themed quotation books You can see them all and find his online metaphor dictionary with many additional quotes at drmardy.com. If you loves quotes you will love this book There are so many people quoted in this book that I was amazed It is a great read. A fun book to browseand read at leisure. I won a copy of this book in a Goodreads giveaway.I really enjoyed this book It is full of different, insightful, amusing and inspirational metaphors on many, many subjects Just pick a page and you will find something to make you think, make you laugh or make you dream I will keep this book near for when I need a little imagination or motivation. A good collection of quotes Not necessarily a great resource for learning about metaphors. This book is a labor of love Grothe has long been a quote collector and has compiled various books of them, but this is his most definitive work, along with an online database that hopes to reach 100,000 quotations now at about 30,000 Ambitious Here, he focuses on metaphor because it.is the principal way we have of conceptualizing abstract concepts like life, death, and time xiv His love for and joy in language is inspiring and enriching Some favorites from this book Adventure How narrow is the line which separates an adventure from an ordeal Understanding If you only hear one side of the story, you have no understanding at all Adolescence Adolescence is a kind of emotional seasickness Both are funny, but only in retrospect Grothe gives a full citation of each quote he include of original author, work, context and sometimes a commentary This is a treasure for any word lover. What a great book to have on hand I will be keeping this by my computer as a reference book to pull metaphors out to use every once in a while.I won this book on Bookstr The Reading Room. This is a great reference book with a fabulously catchy title The categories are meticulously referenced and will be easy to check back with in the future They also offer QR codes for search on the website.
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