What Are Some of "Bartlett's Familiar Quotations"?


Quick Answer

Some quotations from the latest edition of "Bartlett's Familiar Quotations" include "Here it is...your moment of zen," said by Jon Stewart and "You had me at hello," from "Jerry Maguire." The most current version of "Bartlett's Familiar Quotations" hit store shelves in 2012.

Continue Reading
Related Videos

Full Answer

This edition of the book contains more pop culture quotes than any version that came before. One quote included in the book is from Johnny Cash. It says, "I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die." The quotes included in the book are taken from celebrities and notable people as well as from movies, music and literature.

Author J.K. Rowling has an entry in the book that comes out of "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" that says, "It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." Chuck Palahniuk's "Fight Club" made it into the quotation book with the quote, "The first rule of fight club is you don't talk about fight club...The second rule of fight club is you don't talk about fight club."

Other famous quotes in the book include "Ever get the feeling you've been cheated?" by Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols and "Is a dream a lie if it don't come true," by Bruce Springsteen.

Learn more about Reference Books

Related Questions