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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
Bad to Bondage
 
Bad
  administration, to be sure, can destroy good policy, 1372
  from b. to worse, 177
  good administration can never save b. policy, 1372
  growing old … a b. habit, 25
  if men be b., let government be never so good, 745
  Let men be good, and the government cannot be b., 745
  nothing so b. or so good that you will not find an Englishman doing it, 535
  When b. men combine, 560
Balance-wheel
  of the social machinery, 498
Balanced
  budget, 379, 795, 801, 1411
Ballot
  is stronger than the bullet, 1903
Band
  begins to play, 1723
Bank
  mania, 101
  robbers to work in a b., 1588
Bankruptcy
  and ruin were as remote as ever, 387
  and ruin were at hand, 387
  put the Nation into b., 388
  road to b., 809
Banks and banking, 101
Banned
  Books won’t stay b., 168
Banner
  mongrel b. invented for a league, 1026
Bao Dai (1913–  ), 1878
Baptists
  Catholics can go to Heaven, so can B., 897
Barbaric
  and atavistic forces will stand in awe, 1861
Barbarism
  from b. to degeneration, 47
Barbarous
  relic, 1205
Bare
  stripped b. by the curse of plenty, 15
Bargain
  for the graves we lie in, 2072
  I had made, 2071
Bataan, 2060
  is like a child in a family who dies, 2058
Battle
  as you go into b., 1732
  care for him who shall have borne the b., 1325
  died gloriously on the field of b., 370
  give ’em b., 1987
  Grant us fair weather for b., 1473
  is not to the strong alone, 1061
Battle of Britain, 2055
Bay of Pigs invasion, 1872
Bayonet
  glittering b., 222
Be
  To be. what no one ever was, 659
Beacon
  of hope to the world, 65
  [let] your b. [be] beauty, 1360
Beacons
  Shine for us, dear b., 1474
Bear
  any burden, 1066
  the burden, 89
Beast
  save both man and b., 89
  Your people sir, is nothing but a great b., 1334
Beasts
  humble b., who with us bear the burden, 89
Beat
  If you can’t b. ’em, 257
Beaten
  nation … does not get b., 660
The Beatitudes, 102
Beautiful
  Patience makes a woman b., 2016
Beauty, 103104
  America which will not be afraid of b., 104
  Faded the shape of b., 1219
  Faded the sight of b., 1219
  [let] your beacon [be] b., 1360
Because
  it is there, 1741
Become
  such as she [the land] would b., 475
Bed-fellows
  Politics makes strange b., 1431
Bedlam
  We commit honest maniacs to B., 926
Bedrooms
  of the nation, 1685
Bee
  is on the wing, 470
Beef, beef, beef, 277
Beer
  [British] are like their own b., 536
Beggar
  is taxed for a corner to die in, 2072
Beggars
  millionaire and many b., 39
Begin
  the world over again, 2035
  with a single step, 1533
Belief, 106107
  epoch of b., 1818
  strongest b. was in democracy, 414
  that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself, 599
  that the real sin is taking a loss, 138
Beliefs
  revolutions in an individual’s b., 1837
Believable
  we must make government b., 715
Believe
  Do not b. what your teacher tells you, 105
  don’t b. in God, 1743
  don’t b. in labels, 1396
  in a fate, 1
  in action before acting, 2
  in man, 1743
  in their dreams, 2096
  in themselves, 2096
  nothing, O monks, 105
  that grave modifications of the policy … may be voted in or out, 1004
  that truth is the glue that holds government together, 255, 1831
  that we are lost here in America, 67
  we shall be found, 67
  young civilians who b. that the laws make the city, 1004
Believes
  to be true, 1677
Bell
  for whom the b. tolls, 134
  like a fire b. in the night, 1700
  tolls for thee, 134
Belly
  how much fire you have in your b., 1089
Bend
  to the collective will of their peoples, 1767
Beneficence
  comprehensive b. of the founder, 1710
Benign
  neglect, 1579
Benso, Camillo, Conte di Cavour. See Cavour.
Bequeath
  deprive them of benefits which it was in our power to b., 1608
Berlin
  citizens of B., 215
Bermuda, 108
Berliner
  Ich bin ein B., 215
Best, 109112
  do his b. and be his b., 1081
  do the very b. I know how, 110
  does the b. he can, 1515
  done my b., 513
  done the b. you can, 109
  for the b., 112
  generation of mankind in the history of the world, 545
  of all possible worlds, 112
  of times, it was the worst of times, 1818
  picture has not yet been painted, 111
  to be expected, 403
  vote fer th’ b. man, 1899
Betray
  a jay will b., 305
  flatter the people in order to b. them, 63
Betrayal, 113114
Betrayed
  with a kiss, 1921
Better
  a thousand fold abuse of speech than a denial of free speech, 672
  I would he were b., 1392
  100 guilty Persons should escape, 953
  perhaps a little b., 1679
  that ten guilty persons escape, 953
  Wars are … far b. than certain kinds of peace, 1965
Beverage
  [Water] as a b., it’s a failure, 1978
Beware
  of Greeks bearing gifts, 118
Bible
  ghosted you up a swell story, too, / Called it B., 917
  of democracy, 1247
  See also Bible in author index
Bicentennial of American Independence, 65
  See also Revolutionary war (1775–1783)
Big
  achieve political power and do b. things, 1361
Bigger
  cars, bigger parking lots, bigger …, 50
Bigness
  against b. and greatness in all their forms, 822
  impressed by your b., 51
  is still the curse, 137
Bigotry
  gives to b. no sanction, 670
Bill of Rights, 132, 394, 1389
Billion
  dollars of navy, half a billion of farm relief, 797
  here, a billion there, 800
Billions
  borrow b. for war, 1919
Bind
  up the nation’s wounds, 1325
Bipartisan
  foreign policy, 634
Bipartisanship
  meant consultation in advance, 1386
Bird
  I call that b. a duck, 1278
  little b. that has broken out of the egg, 2085
  that walks like a duck, 1278
Birminghams
  Manchesters and B., 1847
Birth
  parents who merely gave them b., 482
Bite
  the hand that feeds them, 906
Black
  lawyers for blacks, 1015
  let the word … “b.” be stricken, 119
  night of despair, 59
  power, 116
  woman for a slave, 1702
Black, Hugo La Fayette (1886–1971), eulogy, 376
Black Panthers, 117
Blackguard
  a coward, and a liar, 1447
Blacklist, 115
Blackmail
  Laws … are made by a process of b. and intimidation, 1039
Blacks, 116119
Blame
  him when he does wrong, 1507
Bleeding
  hearts, 445
Blessed
  act of oblivion, 1294
  are the meek, 102
  are the merciful, 102
  are the peacemakers, 102
  are the poor in spirit, 102
  are the pure in heart, 102
  are they that mourn, 102
  are they which are persecuted, 102
  are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness, 102
  are those among nations, 1233
  are ye, when men shall revile you, 102
  is the man … abstains from giving us wordy evidence, 1692
Blessing
  on This House, 1462
Blessings
  of freedom, 663664
  on our deliberations, 703
  to all the peoples and powers of earth, 1470
  were produced by some superior wisdom and virtue of our own, 53
Blind
  leading the blind, 2087
  let us not be b. to our differences, 436
  Religion without science is b., 1662
  until we see, 1149
  veneration for antiquity, 82
  with the lust for money, 832
Bliss
  of Dante has been lost in our civilization, 1093
Blondin, Charles (Originally Jean-François Gravelet) (1824–1897), 731
Blood, 120121
  all of one b., 1481
  American b. shed in the field, 2047
  and sweat and tears, 57
  expence of so much time, b., and treasure, 525
  for the liberty of Ethiopia, 1721
  how he dealt in b., 120
  I am in b. / Stepp’d so far, 114
  magic to stir men’s b., 1360
  mixture of b., 48
  next [constitution] will be drawn in b., 341
  of Christians is seed, 1065
  of patriots and tyrants, 1065
  of their ancestors, 63
  road covered with b., 1937
  spend her [America’s] b. and her might for the principles that gave her birth, 2049
  strange mixture of b., 48
  toil, tears and sweat, 1870
  toils, sufferings, and b. of their ancestors, 63
  will tell, 121
Bloodless
  substitute for life, 133
Blood-stained
  steel, 778
Blow
  against freedom and decency and justice, 1746
  the bugles, 218
Blue
  smoke and mirrors, 1415
Boast
  ancestors never b., 121
Boat
  my b. is so small, 1479
Bodies
  unless the b. politick will exert themselves, 525
Body
  an irresponsible b., 941
  like gravity, ever acting, with noiseless foot, and unalarming advance, 942
  pass from this b. to another, 1752
Bohemia, 122
  master to B. is master of Europe, 122
Bolshevik
  it will be a B. forever, 194
Bomb
  hydrogen b., 126
  them back into the Stone Age, 127
Bomber
  cost of one modern day heavy b., 403
Bombs
  bluff about their b., 1881
  lead to the construction of b. 124
Bombs and bombing, 123128
Bond
  strongest b. of human sympathy, 980
  though strained, is unbroken at home and abroad, 1831
Bondage
  to spiritual truth, 1238
 
 
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