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The quotable founding fathers

a treasury of 2,500 wise and witty quotations from the men and women who created America

by Buckner F. Melton

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Published by Fall River Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Quotations, maxims,
  • Philosophy,
  • American Quotations,
  • Founding Fathers of the United States,
  • American National characteristics,
  • Social values,
  • Quotations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementedited by Buckner F. Melton, Jr
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE302.5 .Q68 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 411 p. ;
    Number of Pages411
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26340702M
    ISBN 101435111664
    ISBN 109781435111660
    OCLC/WorldCa406422602

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While some of these quotations can be found in general quotation compilations such as Bartlett’s, these volumes offer only a fraction of what’s : Potomac Books.

The Quotable Founding Fathers, edited by Buckner F. Melton, Jr., provides just that source—a compilation of some 2, quotes summing up the wit and wisdom of the founders. While some of these quotations can be found in general quotation compilations such as Bartlett’s, these volumes offer only a fraction of what’s by: 2.

The Quotable Founding Fathers, edited by Buckner F. Melton, Jr., provides just that source--a compilation of some 2, quotes summing up the wit and wisdom of the founders.

The Quotable Founding Fathers, edited by Buckner F. Melton, Jr., provides just that source—a compilation of some 2, quotes summing up the wit and wisdom of the founders. While some of these quotations can be found in general quotation compilations such as Bartlett’s, these volumes offer only a fraction of what’s available.

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To browse The quotable founding fathers book by specific founding fathers, choose one of the following pages. For other founding fathers quotations, scroll down. John Adams Quotes Benjamin Franklin Quotes Alexander Hamilton Quotes Thomas Jefferson Quotes. The Founders' Reading List.

The Founding Fathers were group of remarkable, intelligent men that ultimately changed the course of American Constitutional History.

Many of them were authors and orators, some even founded libraries, most importantly, they loved to read. The Quotable Founding Fathers A Treasury of 2, Wise and Witty Quotations From the Men and Women Who Created America (Book): No group is quoted - and misquoted.

Founding Father Quote # It is best mankind should mix. There is ever something to learn, either of manners or principles; and it is by a free communication, without regard to domestic matters, that friendship is to be extended and prejudice destroyed all over the world.

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He should read books that furnish him with ideas that will be useful to him in life and practice. Scholars say Washington was more of a deist than a Christian, and the book of prayers’ connection to Washington has been debunked.

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