The Bookshelf...Get me a quote!

Books of note in the collection --

Need a great quote for your speech or report? The Library has several excellent sources, with a lean toward the political, all in the Reference section.

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (17th ed.). The classic. (Ref. PN6081 B27 2002)

Respectfully Quoted, a Dictionary of Quotations. Edited by Suzy Platt. Each of its 2100 quotations was requested by a member of Congress or staff and researched by the Congressional Research Service. In convenient dictionary format. (Ref. PN6081 P52 1993)

Political Quotations, a Collection of Notable Sayings on Politics from Antiquity through 1989. Daniel B. Baker, Editor. 4000 quotations on specifically political subjects. Also in dictionary format. (Ref. PN6081 B34 1990)

Lend Me Your Ears, Great Speeches in History. Selected and introduced by William Safire. Speeches in 13 categories: Memorials and patriotic speeches, War and revolution speeches, Tributes and eulogies, Debates and argumentation, Trials, Gallows and farewell speeches, Sermons, Inspirational Speeches, Lectures and instructive speeches, Speeches of social responsibility, Media speeches, Political speeches, and Commencement speeches. (Ref. PN6122 S34 1992)

And I Quote, the Definitive Collection of Quotes, Sayings, and Jokes for the Contemporary Speechmaker. By Ashton Applewhite, William R. Evans III, and Andrew Frothingham. Organized in 6 categories: The Individual, Business and politics, The Community, Relationships, The World, and Science and technology. (Ref. PN4193 I5 A66 1992)


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