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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
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Italy, 916
  break-down in I. followed by fascism, 2046
  contempt upon the lips of the manhood of … I., 2089
  Her Brain, her Soul, her Sword, 915
  is doing everything possible to disunite us, 1721
  been to the other side of the mountain, 577
  heard the owl, 577
  looked over and I’ve seen the promised land, 572
  seen the elephant, 577
  See also I and I’m
  can kick a barn down, 268
  impertinent letters from a j. like you, 302
  sentence is no longer a dishonor, 221
  is the one enemy, 2057
  United States … was suddenly and deliberately attacked by … J., 2066
  to j. is always better than to war-war, 1914
  of that which feeds them, 942
  hasn’t got any more principle than a Congressman, 305
Jay, John (1745–1829), 930
Jay Treaty, 792
  are the gods, 1781
Jefferson Day, 695
Jefferson Memorial, Washington, D.C.
  inscriptions, 178, 397, 667, 1062, 1844
Jefferson, Thomas (1743–1826), 43, 65, 823, 1719
  epitaph, 546
  Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, 546, 669
Jenkins Hill, Washington, D.C., 161
  If the government is in j., 442
  indebted to his memory for his j., 1175
Jesus Christ, 916921, 1059
  life and death of J. are those of a god, 920
  nativity of the young Lord J., 921
  when men believe the vote of Judas as good as that of J. C., 415
  give us that precious j. [liberty], and you may take every thing else, 1060
  in the world comparable to learning, 1001
  ideas, 129
  lawyers for Jews, 1015
  Hitler attacked the J., 1749
Joan of Arc, Saint (c. 1412–1431), 1400
  we will finish the j., 2051
  stuck to their j., 1356
  vein of j. malice, 24
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, inscriptions, 9698, 104, 1632, 1753
John F. Kennedy International Airport, inscription, 1770
Johnson, Lyndon Baines (1908–1973), 15171518
Johnston, Sarah Bush. See Lincoln, Sarah Bush (Johnston).
  If you can’t lick ’em, j. ’em, 257
Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1967
  every time they make a j. it’s a law, 271
  every time they make a law it’s a j., 271
  of Congress, 278
  when he makes j., 1175
Jones, John Paul (1747–1792), 65
  funeral, 886
  in America, the President reigns … and J. governs, 1524
  probing j., 1522
  of a thousand miles, 1533
  birth of Minerva from the brain of J., 813
Joy, 922923
  comes from loving God and neighbor, 923
  deepest j. that can be felt by man, 1963
  I’m youth, I’m j., 2085
  is not the same as pleasure or happiness, 923
  is steady and abiding, like a fixed star, 923
  Love … changes worthless things to j., 1132
  soul lies in doing, 12
Judas Iscariot
  men believe the vote of J. as good as that of Jesus Christ, 415
  was nothing but a low, mean premature Congressman, 306
  among the nations, 1956
  [historian should be] an impartial j., 1748
  history the final j. of our deeds, 7
  of a form of government by its general tendency, not by happy accidents, 736
  what to do, and how to do it, 936
  Young men are fitter to invent, than to j., 2084
  being j. not to have lived, 1088
  by one standard, 933
  society can be j. by entering its prisons, 1527
Judges, 924930
  after they are seventy, 928
  are apt to be naif, simple-minded men, 925
  Constitution is what the j. say it is, 328
  English j. look like rats peeping through bunches of oakum, 927
  like people, may be divided roughly into four classes, 929
  should be withdrawn from their bench, 926
  who possess both head and a heart, 929
  with head but no heart, 929
  with heart but no head, 929
  its gifts by their covering, cast them away, 1467
Judgment, 931937
  act to the best of my j., 300
  danger of the j., 605
  Final j. upon them can only be recorded by history, 253
  form a correct j. between them, 935
  high court of history sits in j., 1604
  historical j. upon a man, 1231
  in j. weak, 2092
  In the last analysis sound j. will prevail, 932
  let j. run down as waters, 931
  not measures of moral j., 627
  of death, 934
  on wrong conduct, 934
  One cool j., 937
  owes you, not his industry only, but his j., 280
  slight, 2092
  truly men of j., 1604
  vote as my conscience and j. dictates, 262
  which will then be pronounced on the uneducated, 505
  sooner or later turn into a j. one, 1429
Judiciary, 938944
  bodies were supposed to be the most helpless and harmless members of the government, 940
  constitution … is a mere thing of wax in the hands of the j., 330
  constitution of the federal j., 941
  great object of my fear is the federal j., 942
  independent of a king or executive alone, is a good thing, 943
  is the safeguard of our liberty and of our property, 328
  of the United States is the subtle corps of sappers and miners, 943
  what is so rare as a day in J., 2072
  can censor, suppress, and punish, 167
  cause, 1909
  do that which is j., 956
  God who presides over the destinies of nations, 1061
Justice, 945963
  among nations might prevail, 1733
  And then the j., / In fair round belly, 1158
  blow against freedom and decency and j., 1746
  cannot sleep forever, 1062
  cruelty, not j., 959
  degree to which j. is carried out, 957
  delayed is j. denied, 954
  deviate nothing from j., 956
  even-handed j. to all, 961
  God’s j. cannot sleep forever, 1062
  in the life and conduct of the State, 963
  is itself the great standing policy of civil society, 948
  is never given; it is exacted, 960
  is truth in action, 952
  law secures equal j. to all alike, 1568
  make this thy dwelling place, 955
  Moderation in the pursuit of j. is no virtue, 581
  no republic where there is no j., 946
  no right where there is no j., 946
  principle or quality of dealing fairly with others, 1364
  single wrong to j., 958
  though her dome [doom] she does prolong, 962
  time will do us j., 1560
  virtues of courage, honor, j., 58
  voiceless, unseen, seeth thee when thou sleepest, 945
  when expelled from other habitations, 955
  without mercy if I fail to show mercy, 1490
Justice Department. See United States, Department of Justice.
  Do j., and to love mercy, 947
Kaiser Wilhelm. See Wilhelm II.
  apostrophe to a k., 631
Kean College of New Jersey, inscription, 1799
Kennedy Center. See John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Kennedy International Airport. See John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Kennedy, Jacqueline (1929–  ), 2007
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917–1963), 900
  presidential election debates, 508
Kennedy, Joseph Patrick (1888–1969), eulogy, 109
Kentucky, 964
  first rate land in K., 554
  like that boy in K., who stubbed his toe, 399
  politics—the damnedest in K., 964
  the government around, 743
  lick the boot that k. them, 906
  let’s k. all the lawyers, 1017
  Thou shalt not k., 18041805
  time to k., and a time to heal, 1810
  it [truth] k. us when we betray it, 1833
“Kind Words Can Never Die” (gospel hymn), 1727
  acknowledge no k., 1748
  conspiracies against their country or k., 1690
  do that which befits a k., 956
  half the zeal I serv’d my k., 705
  Heroin is my shepherd, 852
  refuses in any circumstances to fight for K. and Country, 2089
  strangle the last k. with the guts of the last priest, 965
King, Martin Luther, Jr. (1929–1968), 65
  eulogy by Robert F. Kennedy, 1864, 1995
Kingcraft, 1703
Kings, 965
  arguments that k. have made for enslaving the people, 1703
  had always been involving and impoverishing their people in wars, 1495
  having cut off the head of one of their k., 1598
  last arguments to which k. resort, 1921
  no rope to strangle k., 965
  of cabbages—and k., 1811
  of the earth, 1361
  power of K., 1453
  where k. have always stood, 1495
  betrayed with a k., 1921
  can’t stand the heat, get out of the k., 1513
  I k. something useful, 1606
  cut the k. rather than unravel it, 1448
  all the people worth knowing in America, 1680
  better to k. nothing, 966
  not what he doesn’t k. that bothers me, 966
  so much that ain’t so, 966
  what you do k. and what you don’t, 486
  where we are, 936
  wisdom to k. what we did not k., 1604
  court doubt and darkness as the cost of k., 1127
  his limitations, 1097
  how to use the information you get, 486
  is the measure of man, 1086
  less that is false, 966
  more that is new, 966
Knowledge, 966974
  being necessary to good government, 55
  Benefits of education and of useful k., 489
  catharsis of k. and conviction, 67
  comes, but wisdom lingers, 973
  establishment for the increase and diffusion of k., 972
  follow k. like a sinking star, 575
  in his k. that man has found his greatness and his happiness, 972
  increase and diffusion of k. among men, 1710
  investment in k., 967
  men who have neither the right nor the k., 747
  no learning so excellent … as k. of laws, 1001
  of her faults, 1460
  Perplexity is the beginning of k., 968
  rather than [want] of k., 2094
  should not be viewed as existing in isolated parts, 1663
  subtracting from the sum of human k., 970
  true k. is achieved, 1317
  will forever govern ignorance, 969
  without character, 1697
  what he k. for sure just ain’t so, 966
Korea, 65, 1968
La Bruyère, Jean de (1645–1696), 362
  I don’t believe in l., 1396
Labor, 975981
  -doing machines, 981
  grace to l. for, 1471
  is prior to, and independent of, capital, 979
  is the superior of capital, 979
  long, 2022
  press down upon the brow of l. this crown of thorns, 27
  productive l., which is what gives money its value, 1203
  quid pro quo for l., 986
  robs l. of its bread, 1209
  -saving machines, 981
  system of l. where there can be a strike, 1776
  understand what American l. means, 987
  U.S. commissioner, 1541
Labor unions, 982987
  have meant new dignity and pride to millions, 987
  sheltered in l. house, 985
  supped at l. table, 985
  of thirtie or fortie honest and industrious men, 2031
  prevent the government from wasting the l. of the people, 727
  under coercion to satisfy another’s desires, 1705
  without whom I should never have survived, 2006
Lafayette, Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du Motier de, 897
Laissez faire, 147, 414
Lamar, Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus (1825–1893), 1447
  Science without religion is l., 1662
  I have … but one l. by which my feet are guided, 571
  I lift my l. beside the golden door, 1770
  of experience, 571
  one l. lights another, 1251
  lay a l. in rest, 4
  Bless our l. with honourable industry, 1468
  fruitfull and delightsome l., 189
  I would not change my native l., 351
  of lost content, 2093
  of slander and scare, 62
  of sly innuendo, 62
  of smash and grab and anything to win, 62
  of the dead, 1136
  of the living, 1136
  This is my own, my native l., 1310
  was ours before we were the land’s, 475
  without ruins … memories … history, 857
  for a l. considering a lodger, 1365
  Great men are … l. in the state, 816
  vulgarizing charming l. with hideous advertisements, 313
  of the heart, 922
  separated by the same l., 539
  those idiots [never did] understand their own l., 88

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