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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
Author Index: Aboth to Chateaubriand
 
Aboth, 1673, 2022
Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, Lord (1834–1902), 14431444, 1668
Adams, Abigail (1744–1818)
  letter to John Adams, 2010
  letters from John Adams, 44, 392, 481, 896, 1462, 1581
Adams, Henry Brooks (1838–1918), 287, 297, 1409
Adams, James Truslow (1878–1949), 43, 1018
Adams, John (1735–1826), 259
  (character in musical play, 1776), 273, 991, 1669
  letter from Abigail Adams, 2010
  letters to:
    Adams, Abigail, 44, 392, 481, 896, 1462, 1581
    Jefferson, Thomas, 1200, 1619
    McKean, Thomas, 1620
    Taylor, John, 413
Adams, John Quincy (1767–1848), 613, 876, 1710
Adams, Samuel (1722–1803), 1621
  letter from Arthur Lee, 1067
Addison, Joseph (1672–1719), 1304
AE (pseudonym of George William Russell). See Russell, George William.
Aeschylus (525–456 B.C.), 945, 1864, 1995, 2083
Aesop (fl. c. 550 B.C.), 1859
Agathon (c. 445–400 B.C.), 1291
Agnew, Spiro Theodore (1918–1996), 153154, 441, 1042, 1330, 1389, 1553, 1876
Aiken, George (1892–1984), 888
Alcoholics Anonymous, 1472
Alderman, Edwin Anderson (1861–1931), 238
Alexander II, Czar of Russia (1818–1881), 1698
Alfange, Dean (1900–  ), 71
Alger, Horatio, Jr. (1834–1899), 1215
Allen, George Edward (1896–1973), 1410
Ambrose, Saint (340?–397), 1690
Amery, Leopold (1873–1955), quoting Thomas Carlyle, 1035
Ames, Fisher (1758–1808), 279
Amiel, Henri Frédéric (1821–1881), 1289
Anderson, John B. (1922–  ), 1411
Anderson, Maxwell (1888–1959), 814, 1045
Anstruther, Joyce. See Struther, Jan.
Appleton, Thomas Gold (1812–1884), 75
Aquinas, Saint Thomas (1225–1274), 1909
Arbuthnot, John (1667–1735), 992
Aristotle, (384–322 B.C.), 209, 482, 567, 1291, 1390, 1996
Armstrong, Neil Alden (1930–  ), 17371738
Arouet, François-Marie. See Voltaire.
Asch, Sholem (1880–1957), 1750
Ashurst Henry Fountain (1874–1962), 298, 1391
Astor, Nancy Witcher (Langhorne) (1879–1964), 2004
Atatürk, Kemal. See Kemal Atatürk.
The Atlanta Journal, slogan, 1244
Attlee, Clement Richard, 1st Earl Attlee and Viscount Prestwood (1883–1967), 1966
Auden, Wystan Hugh (1907–1973), 1856
Augustine, Saint (354–430), 946, 1869
Aurelius. See Marcus Aurelius.
Author Unknown
  Arabian proverb, 1682
  Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament slogan, 128
  Chinese proverb, 484
  Danish proverb, 835
  Fisherman’s prayer, 1479
  Jesuit maxim, 199
  Napoleon Anecdotes, 1559
  on Action, 14
  on Alcohol, 38
  on America, 70
  on Architecture, 94
  on Children, 200
  on China, 203204
  on Citizenship, 217
  on Committees, 241
  on Congress, 277278
  on Democracy, 426
  on Doing Good, 453
  on Doomsday, 455456
  on Education, 484
  on Experience, 577
  on Facts, 585
  on Flying, 604
  on Guilt, 835, 837
  on Happiness, 844
  on Heroin, 852
  on Jesus Christ, 921
  on Last Words, 990
  on Leadership, 1025
  on Mortality, 1224
  on Nation, 1238
  on North Carolina, 1253
  on People, 1347
  on Perseverance, 1358
  on Politics, 1432
  on Prayers, 14771480
  on Presidency, 1519
  on Public Opinion, 1559
  on Self-Pity, 1682
  on Soldiers, 1727
  on Success, 1786
  on Voters and Voting, 1908
  on War, 1954
  on War and Peace, 1966
  on Water, 1978
  on Women, 2012
  See also under Inscriptions; Poems in Keyword and Subject Index
Author unknown (attributed to):
  Attlee, Clement Richard, 1966
  Bard of Cincinnati, 31
  Briand, Aristide, 1954
  Carman, Bliss, 585
  Clemenceau, Georges, 1954
  Disraeli, Benjamin, 1238
  García Lorca, 14
  Heinlein, Robert, 1432
  Japanese philosopher (19th century), 1025
  Jefferson, Thomas, 426
  Kansas farmer, 1519
  Lawrence, James, 990
  MacLeish, Archibald, 1966
  Marie Antoinette, 1347
  Maxe, Bob, 1978
  Perry, Oliver Hazard, 990
  Philip II, King of Macedon, 1224
  Talleyrand-Périgord, Charles Maurice de, 1954
  Thoreau, Henry David, 1786
  U.S. Army Major, on Vietnam conflict, 1888
  Veteran Virginia Democrat, 1408
  Weller, Charles E., 1388
  Westover, Jonathan, 391
Aycock, Charles B. (1859–1912), 515
 
Bacon, Francis (1561–1626), 815, 1163, 1955, 1997, 2084
  quoting Virgil, 1176
Bailey, Joseph Weldon (1863–1929), 1392
Baillie, Joanna (1762–1851), 353
Balzac, Honoré de (1799–1850), 706
Bard of Cincinnati, 31
Barère de Vieuzac, Bertrand (1755–1841), 1065
Barkley, Alben William (1877–1956), 699, 1897
Barnum, Phineas Taylor (1810–1891), 609
Barrie, Sir James Matthew (1860–1937), 988, 2023, 2085
Barrow, Joseph Louis. See Louis, Joe.
Barry, William Taylor (1785–1835), letter from James Madison, 496497, 969
Barton, B. S., letter from Thomas Jefferson, 617
Barton, Bruce (1886–1957), 379
Baruch, Bernard Mannes (1870–1965), 233, 696, 1262
Basil, Saint, bishop of Caesarea (c. 330–379), 89
Bastiat, Claude-Frédéric (1801–1850), 993
Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant (1818–1893), letter from Thomas Jefferson, 1307
Beecher, Henry Ward (1813–1887), 994, 1111, 1241
Beers, Henry A. (1847–1926), 1574
Bellamy, Francis (1856–1931), 1363
Belloc, Hilaire (1870–1953), 682
Benét, Stephen Vincent (1898–1943), 1463, 1542, 1848
Ben-Gurion, David (1886–1973), 912
Bentinck, William, 1st Earl of Portland (1649–1709), letter from Duke of Wellington, 757
Benton, Thomas Hart (1782–1858), 304
Berryman, Clifford K. (1869–1949), 1910
Besier, Rudolf (1878–1942), 2074
Bethmann-Hollweg, Theobald Theodor Friedrich Alfred von (1856–1921), 1349
Bevan, Aneurin (1897–1960), 1714
Bhagavad Gita, 123, 1751
The Bible
  Amos, 931
  Deuteronomy, 1112
  Ecclesiastes, 456, 591, 1301, 1810
  Exodus, 1804
  Genesis, 1152
  Isaiah, 1956
  Jeremiah, 1061, 1316
  Leviticus, 1046
  Luke, 635, 662, 1315
  Mark, 1851
  Matthew, 102, 592, 605, 2087
  Micah, 947
  Proverbs, 835, 1331
  Psalms: (16), 1827; (84), 669; (118), 91; (127), 662; (133), 1860; (139), 548
  Romans, 516
  II Thessalonians, 450
The Bible (Apocrypha)
  Ecclesiasticus, 995
  I Maccabees, 402
Bierce, Ambrose (1842–c. 1914), 437, 1306, 1393, 1412, 1485, 1898
Billings, Josh (pseudonym of Henry Wheeler Shaw, 1818–1885), 966, 1266
Bismarck, Otto von (1815–1898), 122, 996, 14131414
Bixby, Lydia, letter from Abraham Lincoln, 370
Black, Hugo LaFayette (1886–1971), 214
Black, Jeremiah Sullivan (1810–1883), 506
Blackstone, Sir William (1723–1780), 788, 953, 997, 1643
Blair, Eric. See Orwell, George.
Blair, Hugh (1718–1800), 1290
Blake, Eugene Carson (1906–1985), 1877
Blake, William (1757–1827), 196, 1464
Blanshard, Paul (1892–  ), 1711
Bloch, Jan Gotlib. See Bloch, Jean de.
Bloch, Jean de (1836–1902), 1957
Block, Herbert (1909–2001), 811
Boggs, Thomas Hale (1914–1972), quoting Fisher Ames, 279
Bolívar, Simón (1783–1830), 1047
Bolt, Robert (1924–1995), 434, 998, 1764
Borah, William Edgar (1865–1940), 72, 671
Börne, Karl Ludwig (1786–1837), 885
Bornier, Henri de (1825–1901), 343
Bovee, C. Nestell (1820–1904), 2011
Bowman, C. E., 2012
Bradlaugh, Charles (1833–1891), 672
Bradley, Omar N. (1893–1981), 1967
Bramwell, Sir George William Wilshire Bramwell, Baron (1808–1892), 1263
Brandeis, Louis Dembitz (1856–1941), 137, 707, 789, 793, 10481049, 1572, 1755
Brennan, William J., Jr. (1906–1997), 1261
Breslin, Jimmy (1929–  ), 1415
Brewer, David Josiah (1837–1910), 1014
Brewster, Kingman, Jr. (1919–1988), 117
Briand, Aristide (1862–1932), 1954
Brillon de Jouy, Anne-Louise d’Hardancourt (1744–1824), letter from Benjamin Franklin, 2071
Brisbane, Arthur (1864–1936), letter from Woodrow Wilson, 171
Brooke, Rupert (1887–1915), 1720
Brooks, Phillips (1835–1893), 1227
Brown, H. Rap (1943–  ), 1889
Brown, Harold (1927–  ), 400
Browne, Charles Farrar. See Ward, Artemus.
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806–1861), 1233
Browning, Robert (1812–1889), 700, 1142, 1840
Brownlow, Walter P. (1851–1910), 299
Bryan, William Jennings (1860–1925), 27, 776, 1573, 1752
  letter to Andrew Carnegie, 1332
Bryant, William Cullen (1794–1878), 1829, 2092
Bryce, James, 1st Viscount Bryce (1838–1922), 317, 1416
Brydges Willyams, Sarah, letter from Benjamin Disraeli, 1319
Buchan, Sir John, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir (1875–1940), 414, 853
Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker (1892–1973), 19
Buckle, Henry Thomas (1821–1862), 393
Buddha. See Siddhrtha Gautama.
Burford, Anne M. (1942–  ), 1969
Burke, Edmund (1729–1797), 120, 280, 342, 344, 483, 507, 560, 595596, 694, 773774, 794, 816, 948, 10281029, 10501053, 1082, 1417, 1715, 1765, 1787, 1911, 2086
Burnet, Dana (1888–1962), 457
Burnham, Daniel Hudson (1846–1912), 1360
Burns, Robert (1759–1796), 172
Bush, Vannevar (1890–1974), 708
Bush-Brown, Louise (1896?–1973), 458
Butler, Smedley D. (1881–1940), 1912
Butterfield, Herbert (1900–1979), 224, 1361
Byrnes, James Francis (1879–1972), 165, 709, 1756
Byron, George Noel Gordon, Lord (1788–1824), 1459
 
Calhoun, John Caldwell (1782–1850), 300, 1038, 1849, 1985
Calonne, Charles-Alexandre de (1734–1802), 1183
Campbell, Mrs. Patrick (Beatrice Stella Tanner Campbell) (1865–1940), 895, 1707
Camus, Albert (1913–1960), 190, 556
Cannon, Clarence (1879–1964), quoting an unknown author, 277
Cannon, Joseph Gurney (1836–1926), 115, 251, 260, 281, 308, 932, 1084, 1137, 1373, 1418, 1437
Cardozo, Benjamin Nathan (1870–1938), 999
Carlyle, Thomas (1795–1881), 45, 415, 606, 710711, 10331034, 1143, 1691, 2024
  quoting Oliver Cromwell, 1035
Carman, William Bliss (1861–1929), 585
Carnegie, Andrew (1835–1919), letter from William Jennings Bryan, 1332
Carnot, Lazare-Nicolas-Marguerite (1753–1823), letter from Napoleon I, 744
Carrington, Edward (1748–1810), letters from Thomas Jefferson, 619, 1245
Carroll, Lewis (pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson 1832–1898), 949950, 1650, 1678, 1811, 2019
Carter, Jimmy (1934–  ), 526, 1085, 1486
  eulogy for Hubert H. Humphrey, 1697
  quoting Walter Lippmann, 1605
Cary, Lucius, 2d Viscount Falkland. See Falkland.
Cassidy, Henry Clarence (1910–  ), letter from Joseph Stalin, 2068
Castro, Fidel (1926–  ), 39
Catchings, Thomas C. (1847–1927), letter from Grover Cleveland, 139
Cecil, George W. (1891–1970), 1823
Cecil, Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne. See Salisbury, Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3d Marquis of.
Celler, Emanuel (1888–1981), letter from Richard Milhous Nixon, 893
Chamberlain, Neville (1869–1940), 2050
Chapman, George (1559?–1634), 607
Chapman, John Jay (1862–1933), 1745
Chardin, Pierre Teilhard de. See Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre.
The Charleston Mercury, 559
Chase, Salmon Portland (1808–1873), quoting Abraham Lincoln, 1269
Chateaubriand, François René, vicomte de (1768–1848), 2075
 
 
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