Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

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Library of Congress
Courier Dover Publications, 2010 - Drama - 520 pages
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This†treasure trove of more than 2,000 profound, thought-provoking declarations and observations†features a splendid variety of political, scientific, social, and literary voices. Drawn from citations made during the twentieth century by speakers before Congress, it quotes an international array of historic figures, including Paine, Milton, Emerson, Marx, Napoleon, Dickens, and Churchill.
American Heritage hailed this collection as "useful and highly diverting," and Library Journal cited it as the best reference book of 1989. This edition features a new Preface by The Librarian of Congress, James H. Billington. The entries present historical background and other†information on the source. Complete author and subject indexes offer quick and easy references for speechwriters and casual browsers alike.
  

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James H. Billington" is currently the Librarian of Congress. Before that, he served as director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He has been a leading figure in American academic exchange programs, and served as past chairman of the Board of Foreign Scholarship, which directs the Fulbright Program. He is author of "Mikhailovsky and Russian Populism and The Icon and the Axe: An Interpretive History of Russian Culture.

The Library of Congress is an institution whose collections are international in scope and is considered the nation's library.

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