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The Giant Book of American Quotations: Over 8,000 Quotations on 264… (original 1988; edition 1992)

by Gorton Carruth (Editor), Eugene Ehrlich (Editor)

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Title:The Giant Book of American Quotations: Over 8,000 Quotations on 264 Subjects
Authors:Gorton Carruth (Editor)
Other authors:Eugene Ehrlich (Editor)
Info:Gramercy (1992), Hardcover, 848 pages
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0517073617, Hardcover)

This giant compendium contains more 8,000 quotations on 264 subjects related to American life. These wise, witty, and history-making words come from 1,400 notable sources from the founding fathers to contemporary figures. Also included are the texts of 17 famous American documents including the Declaration of Independence, the Emancipation Proclamation, and more. This volume is a rich reference on American history, culture, and values, ideal for browsing and research.

On Justice:
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
–Martin Luther King, Jr.

On Humankind:
Human kind
Cannot bear very much reality
–T.S. Eliot

On Love:
Is there more? More than Love and Death? Then tell me its name!
–Emily Dickinson

On Evil:
It may be necessary temporarily to accept a lesser evil, but one must never label a necessary evil as good.
–Margaret Mead

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A collection of over 8,000 American quotations on a variety of subjects.

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