Chemically Speaking is the largest compilation of published chemistry quotations available. It is designed to be entertaining and informative. The purpose of the book is to present quotations so that the reader can get a feel for the depth and breadth of chemistry, and the visions and styles of chemists past and present. In these days of ever-increasing specialization, it is important to gain a broad appreciation of scientific disciplines such as chemistry. With this in mind, Chemically Speaking contains the words and wisdom of several hundred scientists, writers, philosophers, poets and academicians. Some quotations are illustrated by amusing cartoons. The book is completed by a bibliography and indexes. The bibliography is useful for readers who want to search for more details about the quotations listed. The extensive author and subject indexes provide the perfect tool for locating quotations for practical use or pleasure. This book can be read for entertainment or used as a handy reference. Here are some related books you will also enjoy: Statistically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations; Physically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Physics and Astronomy; Mathematically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations; Practically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Engineering, Technology and Architecture; Medically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Dentistry, Medicine and Nursing; Scientifically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations; Naturally Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Biology, Botany; Nature and Zoology. All by Carl Gaither and Alma Cavazos-Gaither. A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations by Alan Mackay.