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Abraham Lincoln: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 215 quotes from Abraham Lincoln and 50 facts about Abraham Lincoln. It grants his reflections on subjects ranging from Slavery to Bible, Freedom and God; in addition, the... More > book shows the personality of Abraham Lincoln into a different light: Abraham Lincoln's secretary was named Kennedy; John F. Kennedy's was named Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln set up a national banking system while he was president. Abraham Lincoln stood 6 feet 5 inches tall and is the tallest president the United States has ever had; he only weighed about 180 pounds consistently throughout his life. Abraham Lincoln considered himself a Christian, he never joined any church. “I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.” “If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong.” “I believe the Bible is the best gift God has ever given to man. All the good from The Savior of the world is communicated to us through this Book.”< Less
Thomas Jefferson: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 205 quotes from Thomas Jefferson and 62 facts about Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson had 12 grandchildren, and many of them lived with him at the same time. Thomas... More > Jefferson kept pet mockingbirds. His favourite bird was named Dick. Thomas Jefferson was a very gifted violin player. Thomas Jefferson had a relationship with his slave Sally Hemings that resulted almost certainly in five children. “Eat to live, don't live to eat.” “A countryman between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.” “A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine.” “A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.” “A good example is the best sermon.”< Less
Confucius: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 215 quotes from Confucius and 40 facts about Confucius: Confucius belonged to an aristocratic class known as shih (shi). According to the Confucius Genealogy... More > Compilation Committee, Confucius has 2 million known and registered descendants, and there are an estimated 3 million in all. The name "Confucius" is the Latinized name of K'ung Fu-tzu (Great Master K'ung), and it was given to him by his followers. “Do not do unto others what you do not want others to do unto you.” “Act with kindness but do not expect gratitude.” “Behind every smile there are teeth.” “Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.” “Give a man a fish, feed home for a day. Teach a man to fish, feed for a lifetime.” “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” “Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.” “Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.”< Less
Thomas Edison: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 91 quotes from Thomas Edison and 71 selected facts about Thomas Edison. Thomas Edison was home-schooled. Using a primitive cylinder and foil device, Thomas Edison... More > created the first known recording of a human voice: his own, reciting the poem "Mary Had A Little Lamb". Thomas Edison was close friend of Henry Ford. Nikola Tesla briefly worked for Edison as a technician but quit after arguing with Thomas Edison one too many times. Thomas Edison built his own science laboratory at the age of 10. This was built in the basement of his home. I start where the last man left off. All bibles are man-made. Great ideas originate in the muscles. I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill. Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure. Anything that won't sell, I don't want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success. Discontent is the first necessity of progress.< Less
Jane Austen: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 192 quotes from Jane Austen and 57 selected facts about Jane Austen. “One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.” “A lady,... More > without a family, was the very best preserver of furniture in the world.” “A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.” “A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.” “A mother would have been always present. A mother would have been a constant friend; her influence would have been beyond all other. ” Jane Austen was mostly educated at home, where she learned how to play the piano, draw and write creatively. According to her niece, Jane Austen always wore a cap. Jane Austen's first book was published when she was 36 years old. Jane Austen's sister Cassandra lived to age 72 and never married. During her life Jane Austen earned about £684.13 in total from her writing.< Less
Leo Tolstoy: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 199 quotes from Leo Tolstoy and 60 selected facts about Leo Tolstoy. Tolstoy was educated at home by German and French tutors. His teachers described him as "both... More > unable and unwilling to learn." Tolstoy read the works of Chinese thinker and philosopher, Confucius. Tolstoy and Gandhi shared a common belief in the merits of vegetarianism, the subject of several of Tolstoy's essays. Tolstoy became a major supporter of the Esperanto movement. Tolstoy was watched by the Russian secret police, named "Ohranka". War and Peace has over 400,000 words. “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” “The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” “If you want to be happy, be.” “In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, and look around you.” “The best stories don't come from "good vs. bad" but "good vs. good.” “To get rid of an enemy one must love him.” “Everything intelligent is so boring.”< Less
George Orwell: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 180 quotes from George Orwell and 50 Facts about George Orwell. “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” “Big Brother is... More > watching you.” “War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.” “Every intelligent boy of sixteen is a Socialist. At that age one does not see the hook sticking out of the rather stodgy bait.” “The only 'ism' that has justified itself is pessimism.” “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” Orwell had a real-life fascination with rats. Orwell chose his pen name, "George Orwell" because "George" was the patron saint of England and "Orwell" was the name of a river he liked. Orwell’s mother, born Ida Mabel Limouzin, was of English-French background. Orwell was a heavy smoker for most of his life. In his will, Orwell requested that no biography be written about his life. Orwell spoke several languages, including French, Spanish, English, Latin and Greek.< Less

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