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The quotable founding fathers

a treasury of 2,500 wise and witty quotations from the men and women who created America

by Buckner F. Melton

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Fall River Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Quotations, maxims,
  • Philosophy,
  • American Quotations,
  • Founding Fathers of the United States,
  • American National characteristics,
  • Social values,
  • Quotations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementedited by Buckner F. Melton, Jr
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE302.5 .Q68 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 411 p. ;
    Number of Pages411
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26340702M
    ISBN 101435111664
    ISBN 109781435111660
    OCLC/WorldCa406422602

    The Founding Fathers on Jesus, Christianity and the Bible. A Few Declarations of Founding Fathers and Early Statesmen on Jesus, Christianity, and the Bible His “Travels Through Life” together with his Commonplace Book for , George W. Carter, editor (New Jersey: Princeton University Press, ), p. , October 2,   The Founding Fathers These military leaders, rebels, politicians and writers varied in personality, status and background, but all played a part in forming a new nation and hammering out the.

      The U.S. Constitution owes a huge debt to ancient Rome. The Founding Fathers were well-versed in Greek and Roman History. Leaders like Thomas Jefferson and James Madison read the Author: Jason Daley. Instant downloads of all LitChart PDFs (including Founding Brothers). LitCharts Teacher Editions. Teach your students to analyze literature like LitCharts does. Detailed explanations, analysis, and citation info for every important quote on LitCharts. The original text plus a side-by-side.

    Here are quotes by one of America's greatest founding fathers, Thomas Jefferson, and related quotations about America's founding. For more history, see Founding Fathers. A free people [claim] their rights as derived from the laws of nature, and not as the gift of their chief magistrate.   I quote the Founding Fathers. John Adams on the Prophet of Islam: He called him one of the greatest truth seekers in history. (Ben) Franklin called him a model of compassion.


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The Quotable Founding Fathers mines deeper into the founders’ essays, diaries, letters, speeches, and sermons to extract all the nuggets that are significant to the history of the country— and to the ongoing debate about the meaning of democracy in by: 2.

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Melton out of 5 stars /5(30). The Quotable Founding Fathers, edited by Buckner F. Melton, Jr., provides just that source—a compilation of some 2, quotes summing up the wit and wisdom of the founders.

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Melton, Jr., provides just that source—a compilation of some 2, quotes summing up the wit and wisdom of the founders. While some of these quotations can be found in general quotation compilations such as Bartlett’s, these volumes offer only a fraction of what’s by: 2.

The Quotable Founding Fathers, edited by Buckner F. Melton, Jr., provides just that source--a compilation of some 2, quotes summing up the wit and wisdom of the founders. The Quotable Founding Fathers, edited by Buckner F. Melton, Jr., provides just that source—a compilation of some 2, quotes summing up the wit and wisdom of the founders.

While some of these quotations can be found in general quotation compilations such as Bartlett’s, these volumes offer only a fraction of what’s available.

Our goal is to preserve and share the knowledge of the Founding Fathers with current and future patriots. Thomas Jefferson ( - ) Thomas Jefferson was born on the second day of April, O.(Ap ) at a place called Shadwell, in the county of Albermarle, and state of Virginia, a short distance from Monticello.

For more history, see Founding Fathers. If you have an iPhone, you might be interested in this slick Founding Fathers Quotes app. To browse quotes by specific founding fathers, choose one of the following pages.

For other founding fathers quotations, scroll down. John Adams Quotes Benjamin Franklin Quotes Alexander Hamilton Quotes Thomas Jefferson Quotes.

The Founders' Reading List. The Founding Fathers were group of remarkable, intelligent men that ultimately changed the course of American Constitutional History. Many of them were authors and orators, some even founded libraries, most importantly, they loved to read.

The Quotable Founding Fathers A Treasury of 2, Wise and Witty Quotations From the Men and Women Who Created America (Book): No group is quoted - and misquoted. Founding Father Quote # It is best mankind should mix.

There is ever something to learn, either of manners or principles; and it is by a free communication, without regard to domestic matters, that friendship is to be extended and prejudice destroyed all over the world.

Who knows better what the Second Amendment means than the Founding Fathers. Here are some powerful gun quotations from the Founding Fathers themselves. If you know of a gun quotation from a Founding Father not listed here, send it to us.

(But make SURE it's not already listed. Okay?) Back to the main Famous Gun Quotes page. "A free people ought not only to be armed, but. The Quotable Founding Fathers Buckner Melton Jr Published by University of Nebraska Press Jr, Buckner Melton.

The Quotable Founding Fathers: A Treasury of 2, Wise and Witty Quotations from the Men and Women WhoCited by: 2. David McCullough's Pulitzer Prize winning book, John Adams., focuses on the Founding Father, and his book,details George Washington's military history in the American Revolution and other independence events carried out by America's founders.

For your inspiration as you head into a weekend of grilling and fireworks - some words of wisdom on education from our founding fathers: "Every child in America should be acquainted with his own country. He should read books that furnish him with ideas that will be useful to him in life and practice.

Scholars say Washington was more of a deist than a Christian, and the book of prayers’ connection to Washington has been debunked. We’ve also seen the Founding Fathers portrayed as fervent. Get this from a library. The quotable founding fathers: a treasury of 2, wise and witty quotations from the men and women who created America.

[Buckner F Melton;]. Partisans of various stripes have long invoked quotations from the founding fathers to lend credence to their own views on religion and politics. This book, by contrast, is the first of its genre to be grounded in the careful examination of original documents by a professional historian.

Get this from a library. The quotable founding fathers: a treasury of 2, wise and witty quotations from the men and women who created America. [Buckner F Melton, Jr.;] -- Contains a collection of twenty-five hundred quotations about the meaning of democracy from the men and women who created America and contains excerpts from their own essays diaries, letters.

In my book Reading the Bible with the Founding Fathers, I try to move beyond the observation that the founders frequently cited the Bible; that’s certainly true. What I want to do is look at, try to ascertain, whether they’re using the Bible in ways that influenced the founding project.

Many of the quotes attributed to the Founding Fathers in two of Rand Paul's books are either fake, misquoted, or taken entirely out of context, BuzzFeed News has found. Paul's first two books — Government Bullies, which was an e-book best-seller, and The Tea Party Goes to Washington — lay out the conservative manifesto he hoped to bring to.For one thing, Jefferson’s father-in-law, John Wayles, was a slave trader, and six of his wife’s half-siblings were slaves, and the two frequently discussed the occupational and moral hazards.The theme of posterity is essential in this book.

The above quote signifies the importance to the Founding Fathers of preserving Revolutionary mythology as it was happening. Hence, they ensured there were artistic renderings of the meeting halls, debates, and the signing of important legislation.