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Franklin D. Roosevelt: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 84 quotes from Franklin D. Roosevelt and 83 selected facts about Franklin D. Roosevelt. Franklin D. Roosevelt loved genealogy, and he claimed he could trace his family... More > lines back to eleven Presidents of the United States, directly and indirectly. Roosevelt's favorite song was Home on the Range. The Tulip Poplar was Roosevelt's favorite tree. Franklin D. Roosevelt never appeared in public in his wheelchair. Stamp collecting was one of Roosevelt's lifelong hobbies. Franklin D. Roosevelt was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of Holland Lodge No. 8, New York City. “The only thing we have to fear is fear its self” “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” “You are only an extra in everyone else's play.” “Organized money hates me - and I welcome their hatred!” “To reach a port we must set sail.” “I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.”< Less
Ernest Hemingway: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 161 quotes from Ernest Hemingway and 71 selected facts about Ernest Hemingway. Ernest Hemingway proposed the following epitaph for his tombstone: "Pardon me for... More > not getting up." Hemingway’s maternal grandparents were from England. Hemingway often drank with James Joyce in Paris. In 1948, in Venice, Hemingway fell in love with the then 19-year-old Adriana Ivancich. The love affair inspired the novel Across the River and Into the Trees. Hemingway preferred to work standing up, spending hours and hours at a time on his feet, moving only to shift his weight from one leg to the other. “A man can be destroyed but not defeated.” “Fish," he said softly, aloud, "I'll stay with you until I am dead.” “Never sit a table when you can stand at the bar.” “Show the readers everything, tell them nothing.” “Work every day. No matter what has happened the day or night before, get up and bite on the nail.”< Less
Dwight D. Eisenhower: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 76 quotes from Dwight D. Eisenhower and 96 selected facts about Dwight D. Eisenhower. Dwight D. Eisenhower was 5' 10" tall and weighed 180 pounds. Dwight D.... More > Eisenhower smoked 4 packs of cigarettes a day until 1949. Dwight D. Eisenhower and his parents belonged to the Church of the Brethren in Christ, which opposed war and any kind of violence. Dwight D. Eisenhower seldom wore a suit more than twice. Eisenhower's last words were "I want to go; God take me." “Never waste a minute thinking about people you don't like.” “If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom. ” “I never saw a pessimistic general win a battle.” “Person that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.” “Plans are worthless, but planning is everything.” “When you appeal to force, there's one thing you must never do - lose.”< Less
Leonardo da Vinci: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 116 quotes from Leonardo da Vinci and 91 selected facts about Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo was the first to explain why the sky is blue. Leonardo drew the plans for the... More > first armored car in 1485. Leonardo never married nor had children. Leonardo was rumored to have been homosexual by his contemporaries. Leonardo began painting The Mona Lisa in 1503, and carried it around with him for most of the rest of his life. Leonardo sold The Mona Lisa to King Francis I in 1516 for 4,000 ecus, roughly 100,000 US dollars. Human misery Oh, how many things you surrender for the money! All our knowledge comes from sensation. Just as a well-spent day produces a sweet dream, so a life well used because a sweet death. Where the soul works with his hands, there is no art. Anyone who thinks little errs much. A work of art is never finished, only abandoned. Mediocre is the pupil who does not surpass his master.< Less

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