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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
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Book
  every man wants to write a b., 456
  My life has been as an open b., 519
  of their art, 1236
  of their deeds, 1236
  of their words, 1236
  only b. they read every day, 1247
  this b. has been for the author a long struggle of escape, 875
  write a better b., 1780
Book-learning
  not b. young men need, 6
Books, 129133
  All good b. are alike, 131
  are a mighty bloodless substitute for life, 133
  are good enough in their own way, 133
  are the quietest and most constant of friends, 130
  controversial b. and controversial authors, 132
  of making many b. there is no end, 456
  welcome controversial b., 132
  won’t stay banned, 168
  world of b., 129
Boone County Court House, Missouri
  inscription, 955
Boot
  lick the b. that kicks them, 906
Bore
  voted a b., 281
Born
  a predestined idealist, 869
  free, 554
  time to be b., and a time to die, 1810
  to act, 869
  to live, not to prepare for life, 1120
Borne
  the battle, 1325
Borrow
  no one left to b. from, 386
Borrowing
  taking from the federal government the power of b., 384
  who undertakes to live by b. soon finds his original means devoured, 386
Boston
  last contest, in the town of B., 1620
  men of B. proved themselves, 1630
Bostonians
  when they die, if they are good, go to Paris, 75
Bottom
  only sitting on our own b., 1782
Bought
  slowly, gradually, furtively, 1648
Boy
  Don’t teach my b. poetry, 1397
  When I was a b. of 14, my father was so ignorant, 2003
Boys
  are not going to be sent into any foreign wars, 1945
  devise to b. jointly all … fields … hills … streams, 192
Brag
  Cease to b. to me of America, 45
Brain
  if we lack b. power to build a world of peace, 493
  No b. is stronger than its weakest think, 1807
Brains
  feet of clay which extend almost all the way up to their b., 248
Brandywine, Battle of (1777), 664
Brat
  unteachable b., well versed and none the wiser, 26
Brave
  enough to face himself when he is afraid, 1469
  fame of the b. outlives him, 886
  grow b. by reflection, 356
  man is not he who feels no fear, 353
  men who work while others sleep, 1234
  no b. man would wear, 1447
  resistance, 1627
  run where the b. dare not go, 459
Bravely
  bears his country’s cause, 1724
Brazil, 614
Bread
  In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat b., 977
  live by b. only, 1112
  man shall know b. and peace, 1463
  robs labor of its b., 1209
  upon the waters, 591
  we should soon want b., 728
Breakfast-time
  critical period in matrimony is b., 1166
Breathes
  there the man, with soul so dead, 1310
Brevity
  sententious b., which, using not a word to spare, 1283
Bricks
  when they throw b. at me, 1523
Bridge
  double-cross that b. when he comes to it, 1399
  is love, 1136
  [politicians] build a b. even where there is no river, 1398
Bridges
  are America’s cathedrals, 94
Brief
  be b., 2000
Britain
  always wins one battle—the last, 529
British
  and American peoples, 41
  are like their own beer, 536
  democracy approves the principles of movable party heads and unwaggable national tails, 201
  government … [has] a just and friendly disposition towards us, 618
  lament the fall of B. liberty, 1067
  mandate came to an end, 914
  nation will find it very hard to look up to leaders who are detected in that somewhat ungainly posture, 1554
  prevent the B. from invading us, 1495
  See also England; Great Britain
British Empire
  liquidation of the B. E., 528
British Museum, 2076
Britons
  would rather take the risk of civilizing communism, 532
Broils
  To share in the b. of none, 619
Brother
  call him b. still, 135
Brotherhood, 134136
  of man, 1117
Brothers
  destiny that makes us b., 136
  Like my three b. before me, 1299
  on that bright loveliness in the unending night, 1742
  who see now they are truly b., 1742
Browning, Robert (1812–1889), 2074
“Bryan’s Ten Rules for the New Voter,” 776, 1573
Buchenwald
  generation of B., 1093
Buck
  stops here, 1490, 1610
Budget
  balanced, 379, 795, 801, 1411
  slashes in their [budget] estimates, 1178
  See also Government spending
Bugaboo
  Communist b., 250
Build
  a house in which to pass his old age and sell it, 86
  a way of life, 56
  a world of peace, 493
  helping … b. a beautiful cathedral, 458
  In vain we b. the world, unless / The builder also grows, 1149
  me a son, O Lord, 1469
  to b. and not to destroy, 526
  when we b. they b., 400
  when we cut they b., 400
Builders
  stone which the b. refused, 91
Buildings
  publick B. being the ornament of a country, 93
Bullet
  ballot is stronger than the b., 1903
Bullfight
  critics row on row, 14
Bully
  pulpit, 1508
Bulwark
  of continuing liberty, 750
  of our own liberty, 1069
Bumblebee
  is unable to fly, 604
Bums
  blowing up the campuses, 156
Bunker Hill
  Battle of, 150th anniversary, 645
  Monument, 13
Burden
  bear any b., 1066
  bear the b., 89
  carry his b., however hard, until nightfall, 1104
  free from the b. of a life that was self-dependent, 643
  of a long twilight struggle, 516
Burdened
  with the heavy curse on those who come afterwards, 697
Bureau
  immortality on earth is a government b., 709
Bureaucracy
  giant power wielded by pigmies, 706
  of the corporation state and of government, 1613
  patronizing favor of swollen b., 708
  shifting corruption is better than a permanent b., 1595
Bureaucratic
  despotism, 1646
Burn
  down your cities, 27
  my body to ashes, 1638
Burnes, James Nelson (1827–1889), eulogy by John James Ingalls, 368
Bury
  We will b. you, 1989
Business, 137147
  abolition of b., 147
  America can no more survive and grow without big b. than it can … without small b., 142
  corrupts everything it touches, 158
  credit is the lifeblood of b., 357
  government being the people’s b., 1573
  happiest b. in all the world is that of making friends, 684
  of America is business, 140
  of government, 781
  of the American people is business, 140
  People are not an interruption of our b., 1345
  People are our b., 1345
  prevent Trouble in B., 146
  principles, 535
  responsibilities in their b. activities, 143
  reward achievement in b. or statecraft, 96
Buy
  never b. what you do not want, because it is cheap, 1116
Buying
  nothing without the money in our pockets to pay for it, 358
Cabbage
  rose smells better than a c., 870
  tomatoes [can still be distinguished] from the c., 49
Cabbages
  of c.—and kings, 1811
Cabinet
  not going to promise a C. post, 1577
  of eight millionaires and one plumber, 1510
  officers of this present administration, 1342
Caesar
  and Christ had met in the arena, 206
  Either some C. or Napoleon will seize the reins, 334
  nothing to render to / A hollow C., 656
  without his ambition, 820
Caesar, Gaius Julius (100–44 B.C.), 1160
Cage
  Who put up that c., 1426
Cake
  Let them eat c., 1347
  Would yee both eat your c., and have your c., 1335
  You can’t have your c. and eat it too, 1335
Calais
  lying in my heart, 838
   written on her heart, 838
Calamity
  times of ours are serious and full of c., 1819
Calf
  bring hither the fatted c. 635
Calhoun, John Caldwell (1782–1850), 569, 1231
California, 148149
  agricultural products, 149
  [agricultural counties] are far more important in the life of the State [C.], 1592
  journeying in covered wagons to Oregon and C., 577
  representation in our [California’s] State Senate, 1592
  territory of C., 149
Caligula’s
  horse was made Consul, 1172
Call
  not a c. to bear arms, though arms we need, 516
Calmness
  of the everlasting hills, 1480
Campaign
  oratory, 1287
  when I am the candidate, I run the c., 1502
Campaign funds, 150152
  See also Political parties
Campus violence, 153157
Can
  Do all the good you c., 452
  He who c., does, 1800
  one who thinks he c., 1436
Canada
  thinks it necessary to invade C., 1495
Canadian
  preferential tariff of, 1897, 2014
Candidate
  I am the c., I run the campaign, 1502
  it [independent expenditure groups] helps stays clean, 150
  question I would ask respecting a c., 35
  vote fer th’ best man, but he’s never a c., 1899
Candle
  better to light one c. than curse the darkness, 448
  imbecile c. in the heart of that almighty forlornness, 863
Candy
  Dont send messages to em, send c., 270
Canker
  which soon eats to the heart of its laws and constitutions, 1337
Canning, George (1770–1827), 634
Cannon’s law, 308
Cannot
  bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift, 1117
  build character and courage by taking away a man’s initiative and independence, 1117
  establish sound social security on borrowed money, 1117
  further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred, 1117
  help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves, 1117
  help small men up by tearing big men down, 1117
  help the poor by destroying the rich, 1117
  keep out of trouble by spending more than your income, 1117
  lift the wage-earner up by pulling the wage-payer down, 1117
  strengthen the weak by weakening the strong, 1117
Capacity
  to keep peace, 1324
  to wage war, 1324
Cape Cod, 1667
Capital
  give c. thirty days to think it over and … there will be no war, 1912
  is only the fruit of labor, 979
  Labor is prior to, and independent of, c., 979
  squanderers of planetary c., 309
Capitalism, 158159
  competitive planning of c., 1711
  is at its liberating best, 158
  See also Imperialism
Capitalist
  best way to destroy the c. system, 1206
  most powerful c. country—the United States of America, 1713
  system, 159
Capitalists
  peace of the world has been preserved, not by statesmen, but by c., 1319
  will furnish credits, 246
  will sell us the rope to hang them with, 246
Capitol building, Washington, D.C., 160162
  but a trifle if its lofty pillars should fall, 755
  Cox Corridor II, inscriptions, 56, 225, 310, 490, 674, 763, 1048
  House of Representatives chamber, inscriptions, 13
  House Rules Committee chambers, cardboard sign, 455
  National Statuary Hall, 502
  no national temples but the C., 160
  Prayer Room, inscription, 1827
Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., 161
Care
  for him who will have borne the battle, 1325
Career
  political c. brings out the basest qualities in human nature, 1416
Cares
  for its helpless members, 19
Caribbean
  crisis, 1657
Carnival
  affair of masks and mystification, 1943
Carpenter
  it takes a c. to build one, 268
Carrot
  stick to the c., 2054
Carver, George Washington (1864–1943), 65
Cash
  on the barrel for every piece of legislation, 986
Cast
  thy bread upon the waters, 591
Castle
  man’s house is his c., 859
Castles
  in the air, 466, 2009
 
 
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