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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
Civilization to Congress—House of Representatives
 
Civilization, 224230
  always results in deserts, 833
  cannot survive materially, 230
  degree of c., 1527
  greatest menace to our c., 224
  institutions purely democratic must, … destroy liberty, or c., 420
  inventions which abridge distance have done most for c., 1536
  is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within, 1646
  major advances in c., 183
  a man doesn’t save a century, or a c., 107
  Modern c. depends on science, 1663
  no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and c., 1919
  or liberty must perish, 334
  respect … for its [America’s] c., 96
  tap root of c., 1437
  test of c., 19, 360, 363, 724, 957, 1525, 1527
  usual interval of c., 47
  wedge designed to attack our c., 225
  will not last, 1861
  would perish, 421
Civilizations
  ancient c. in the years of their decay, 226
  average age of world’s greatest c. has been 200 years, 424
  breakdowns of c., 227
  grow old and die out, 129
Civilized
  society to remain ever under the regimen of their barbarous ancestors, 178
  we c. people have been spoilt, 1609
Civis Romanus sum, 215
Clarity, 231232
Clark, Ramsey (1927–  ), 1530
Clash
  There must be c., 157
Class
  cause of death has been either War or C., 228
  “dangerous c.,” 46
  habitual drunkards as a c., 36
  struggle, 1646
Classes
  and conditions of people, 1900
  neglected c. in our city, 46
Classify
  train and c. the whole of our male citizens, 1187
Cleanse
  the body of this nation, 1235
Clear
  and present danger, 675
  Let me make it c., 272
  perfectly c., 231
  very c., 232
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne (1835–1910), 108
Cleopatra VII, Queen of Egypt (69–30 B.C.), nose of, 103
Clever
  If you are not very c., 254
Cleverness
  pound of c., 2027
Cliche
  froth of misleading self-congratulation and c., 50
  poised between the c. and the indiscretion, 438
Cliches
  hold fast to the c. of our forebears, 1268
Climate
  of decency and civility, 54
Climbed
  to the top of the greasy pole, 1778
Cloaked
  intervention in which the instinct for domination c. itself, 2039
Cloture, 288
Club
  Mona Lisa painted by a c., 898
Coach
  like a C. and six, 44
Coal
  Diamonds are only chunks of c., 1356
  from c., oil, uranium and throrium to solar energy, 309
Coat
  which fitted him when a boy, 178
Cock
  a snook, 656
Co-existence
  tolerable basis of c., 235
Coin
  credit, and circulation, 1200
Cold War, 233237
  demonology, 248
  in the midst of a cold war, 233
  in Western Europe, 236
College
  man whose … statue [should be] placed in every c., 6
  most conservative persons I ever met are c. undergraduates, 2100
Colleges
  like to see our c. and universities denigrated, 524
Colleges and universities 238240
  See also Campus violence; Education, Universities
Color
  judged by the c. of their skin, 462
Colored
  let the word “negro,” “c.,” and “black” be stricken, 119
  man’s cause, 1600
  man’s political hopes and the ark of his safety, 1601
  men looking for loans, 118
Column
  Fifth c., 408
Columns
  if these c. fall, they will not be raised again, 755
  of constitutional liberty, 755
Combat
  supreme c. that will decide the destinies of the world, 488
  women in c. might be too fierce, 1190
Come
  to the aid of the party, 1388
Comedian
  no credit to being a c., 748
Comedy
  Russian c., everybody dies, 1655
Comet
  like a fatal c. we may bring destruction in our train, 451
Comfort
  of opinions without the discomfort of thought, 1268
Commanders
  talkative and impertinently busy, as though they were all c., 1941
Commands
  the Heartland, 2041
  the riches of the world, 2044
  the sea, 2044
  the trade of the world, 2044
  the World, 2041
  the World-Island, 2041
Commend
  her among her female acquaintances, 1460
Commerce
  Credit is the vital air of the system of modern c., 359
  horse-and-buggy definition of interstate c., 1763
  without morality, 1697
Commitment
  to justice, to excellence, to courage, 1299
Committee
  Could Hamlet have been written by a c., 898
  is a group of the unwilling, 241
Committee-rooms
  Congress in its c. is Congress at work, 276
Committees, 241
Common laws of England, 1001
  man, 71
  men, 66
  nothing is more c. than unsuccessful men with talent, 1355
  object, 99
  participation in a common benefit, 1329
  people know what they want, 423
Common-looking
  The Lord prefers c. people, 1339
Commons
  British C., 279
  faithful to their system, remained in a wise and masterly inactivity, 1038
  See also House of Commons
Communicate
  nothing important to c., 1540
Communication
  conciliation, compromise, and cooperation, 264
Communism, 242260
  and socialism will claim to be heard, 1595
  Britons would rather take the risk of civilizing c., 532
  challenge of c., 580
  collapse in Russia followed by c., 2046
  if Freedom and C. were to compete for man’s allegiance, 692
  of pelf, 139
  world’s troubles are not due just to Russia, or c., 1618
Communist
  bugaboo, 250
  carry on C. work in them at all costs, 245
  conspiracy, 248
  Every C. must grasp the truth, 1451
Communist Party
  support of the C. P, 246
Communists
  not because the c. may be doing it, 623
  nothing wrong with c., 249
  people of Viet-Nam, against the C., 1882
  set up any government, 243
  several of the best friends I have are C., 249
  took over the Catholic eastern portion of Poland, 165
Companions
  not keep pace with his c., 905
Compensation
  This is a world of c., 648
Competition
  power of the thought to get itself accepted in the c. of the market, 1835
Complacency
  to apathy, 1238
  See also Contented
Complain
  Never c., never explain, 1113
Complaint
  voice of c., 1747
Compromise, 251257
  as surrender, 1448
  Congress is communication, conciliation, c. and cooperation, 264
  friendly c., 255
  his idea of a c., 256
  is the oil that makes governments go, 255
  legislation is the result of c., 251
  seek patiently and faithfully for peaceful c., 253
  used to mean that half a loaf, 252
Compromises
  legislation is a series of c., 257
Compulsory
  retirement, 1569
Computer
  he [man] is identifiable only in the c., 1144
  regime of the c., 1144
  sonata or a mechanical c., 898
Comrade
  Nor desert my c., 100
Comradeship
  of letters, 2081
  of thought and of principle, 2081
Concealment
  mystery and c., 1670
Conceit
  two mountains of c., 1253
Concentration
  camp system in Germany was a model of horrible efficiency, 1372
Concern
  for the man himself, 1661
Concerned
  When Hitler attacked … I was not c. [and then] there was nobody left to be c., 1749
Concessions
  of inestimable value, 737
Conciliation
  Congress is communication, c., 264
Conciliatory
  you should be c., 254
Concurrent
  endowment, 1368
Condemnation
  profound and bitter c., 530
Condition
  which confronts us—not a theory, 1806
Conduct
  character and c., 1210
  conciliatory and friendly to all nations, 616
  conscience approves his c., 356
  decency and propriety of c., 884
  good influence of our c., 451
  government’s c. in the stormy years that lie ahead, 1604
  judgment on wrong c., 934
  of any one, for which he is amenable to society, 651
  of the State, 963
  people determines its c., 1247
  [President] responsible for their [subordinates’] c., 1500
  Rule of C., 452
  rules of c., that are commands to the citizen, 793
  shock us with unaccustomed c., 258
  supported or opposed exactly to the degree which is warranted by his good c. or bad c., 1507
Conference
  affair of masks and mystification, 1943
  lasted six weeks … wasted six weeks, 1943
  to arrange the matter [deciding that they would disarm], 440
  was held for one reason only, 1943
  we [America] never won a c., 1944
Conferences
  takes two or three c. to scare up a war, 1943
Confidence
  abuse of c., 1246
  assure to us the c. of mankind, 1082
  considered in c., 1669
  Public c. in the integrity of Government, 752
Confidentiality
  of their sources, 1522
Confinement
  deteriorated by c., 1526
Conflict
  between giant organized system, 224
Conformity, 258
Congress, 259278
  ability of the President and the C. to govern this Nation, 526
  and this administration will be remembered in spite of ourselves, 1701
  As long as C. does not revise its priorities, 806
  can be remembered for its opening the way to a new American revolution, 1617
  cannot authorize the payment … of any other debts but those due to the United States, 1202
  coequal role of the C., in our constitutional process, 264
  critics of, 263, 269, 296
  decided whether or not to declare a state of war exists with North Vietnam, 1879
  drawbacks of being in C., 302
  every time they make a joke it’s a law, 271
  every time they make a law it’s a joke, 271
  finest c. money can buy
  [greatness not] in her democratic C., 829
  I am your man, 1491
  I have been in C. two months and haven’t done it, 302
  if the President in the recess of C. [acts] … without the possibility of a check, 1931
  in declaring war, 1931
  in its committee-rooms is Congress at work, 276
  in session is Congress on public exhibition, 276
  inquiries being conducted by committees of the C., 893
  is bound to look after the government of the District of Columbia, 1974
  is so strange, 266
  jeopardized any moment C. decides to do so, 214
  just and lawful wars authorized by C., 55
  kid C. and the Senate, dont scold em, 270
  let C. jargon as it will, 711
  most enlightened body of men in the world, 262
  motto toward the C., 264
  negroes’ temporary farewell to the American C., 119
  no distinctly native American criminal class except C., 275
  no need to learn how C. speaks for the people, 74
  on public education, 276
  pass on to this C. advice, 888
  plead their cause before C., 1516
  power to interpret the people’s will, 1711
  principle of free debate, inside or outside the halls of C., 678
  propriety of having a C., 1496
  provided an appropriation for the … expenses of each of the great national parties, 152
  sometimes the C. has won, 272
  substantive evils that C. has a right to prevent, 675
  three or more [useless men], 273
  through their C. [the people] decide how far they wish to go, 797
  urge this C. … to join me in that effort [war on poverty], 1440
  war-making power to C., 1495
Congress—House of Representatives, 279286, 762, 1824
  advice to freshmen, 284
  honesty and plain sense, in a H.R., 259
  I love the H.R., 264
  an impeachable offense is whatever a majority of the H.R. considers [it] to be, 889
  is composed of very good men, not shining, but honest, 279
  is the most peculiar assemblage in the world, 281
  know its idiosyncracies, 281
  length of service is what gives influence, 285
  no great respect for the lower house, 297
  People’s House, 282
  power of impeachment is … solely entrusted … to the H.R., 893
  right in the H.R. to demand … all the Papers respecting a negotiation with a foreign power, 792
  vs. House of Commons, 279
 
 
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