BURR RIDGE, Ill. - The walls of Irwin Professional Publishing are covered with framed quotes from athletes, philosophers, statesmen, and such authors as Hemingway and Twain.

Editors at Irwin, a leading producer of compliance books and training information, say the quotes are to meant to inspire those working on BankLine, the company's banking series. But they also serve as reminders that compliance books aren't quite "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" or "The Sun Also Rises."

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