America's God and Country Encyclopedia of Quotations - (Paperback)
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By William J. Federer
This exhaustive compilation of statements highlights America's noble heritage. Discover countless profound quotes from Founding Fathers, presidents, statesmen, scientists, constitutions and court decisions for use in speeches, papers, debates and essays!
Do you know who said the following?
1. "I believe that the next half century will determine if we will advance the cause of Christian civilization or revert to the horrors of brutal paganism."
2. "Education is useless without the Bible."
3. "Let every Student be plainly instructed, and earnestly pressed to consider well, the main end of his life and studies is, to know God and Jesus Christ which is eternal life."
4. "To suppose that the eye with all its inimitable contrivances… could have been formed by natural selection, seems, I freely confess, absurd in the highest degree."
5. "Nonviolence is the answer to the crucial political and moral questions of our time; the need for man to overcome oppression and violence without resorting to oppression and violence."
6. "Whoever shall introduce into public affairs the principles of primitive Christianity will change the face of the world."
7. If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a Nation gone under."
Answers: 1. President Theodore Roosevelt 2. Noah Webster 3. Harvard University 1642, 4. Charles Darwin 5. Martin Luther King, Jr. 6. Benjamin Franklin 7. President Ronald Reagan
These astounding quotes are only a few of the thousands in "America's God and Country Encyclopedia of Quotations." This comprehensive 864-page reference tool includes over 2,100 quotations from nearly 700 sources highlighting America's noble heritage.
Complete with footnotes and illustrations, this book is a valuable resource to individuals in any occupation or endeavor.
The entire book, plus thousands of additional quotations, is now on a computer-searchable CD-ROM entitled "American Quotations." ("American Quotations" also contains Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary, the King James Bible, Strong's Greek & Hebrew Definitions and Nave's Topical Index.)
The intriguing people and sources referenced include:
William Penn, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Patrick Henry, etc.
George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan, etc.
First Charter of Virginia, Mayflower Compact, Virginia Bill of Rights, Declaration of Independence, Texas Declaration of Independence, etc.
John Marshall, John Hancock, John Quincy Adams, Andrew Jackson, Daniel Webster, etc.
Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, George Frederick Handel, Irving Berlin, etc.
Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver, Martin Luther King, Jr., etc.
Samuel Colgate, Pierre Samuel du Pont, John Wanamaker, P.T. Barnum, Conrad Hilton, etc.
Johannes Gutenberg, Sir Isaac Newton, Sir William Kelvin, Michael Faraday, Albert Einstein, etc.
Lord Horatio Nelson, Ulysses S. Grant, David Glasgow Farragut, Douglas MacArthur, H. Norman Schwarzkopf, etc.
John Harvard, Elihu Yale, Jedediah Morse, Noah Webster, William Holmes McGuffey, etc.
Supreme Court of New York, Supreme Court of South Carolina, Supreme Court of Tennessee, Supreme Court of California, U.S. Supreme Court, etc.
Galileo Galilei, Sir William Herschel, Charles Darwin, Louis Pasteur, Wernher von Braun, etc.
Queen Elizabeth, Abigail Adams, Queen Victoria, Queen Ka'ahumanu, Mother Teresa, etc.
Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, C.S. Lewis, Anne Frank, Agatha Christie, etc.
Lord Acton, Edmund Burke, William Gladstone, Benjamin Disraeli, Sir Winston Churchill, etc.
AND MANY MORE!!!
In "America's God and Country Encyclopedia of Quotations" you will find quotes such as….
"History fails to record a single precedent in which nations subject to moral decay have not passed into political and economic decline." - General Douglas MacArthur
"All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke
"The New Testament is the very best book that ever was or ever will be known in the world." - Charles Dickens
"Why, then, should we who believe in Christ be so surprised at what God can do with a willing man in a laboratory? Some things must be baffling to the critic who has never been born again." - George Washington Carver
"But we have forgotten God. We have forgotten the gracious Hand which preserved us in peace, and multiplied and enriched and strengthened us; and we have vainly imagined, in the deceitfulness of our hearts, that all these blessings were produced by some superior wisdom and virtue of our own." - President Abraham Lincoln
"All must admit that the reception of the teachings of Christ results in the purest patriotism, in the most scrupulous fidelity to public trust, and in the best type of citizenship." - President Grover Cleveland
"These, and many other matters which might be noticed, add a volume of unofficial declarations to the mass of organic utterances that this is a Christian nation....we find everywhere a clear recognition of the same truth." - United States Supreme Court 1892, Church of the Holy Trinity v. The United States
"The Americans combine the notions of Christianity and of liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive the one without the other." - Alexis de Tocqueville