|I have heard that nothing gives an Author so great Pleasure, as to find his Works respectfully quoted by other learned Authors.|
|—Preface, Poor Richard Improved|
A Dictionary of Quotations Requested from the Congressional Research Service
Edited by Suzy Platt
The 2,100 entries in this eminently researched collection form the constellation of collected wisdom in American political debate. In fulfilling decades of requests from Members of Congress for citation of quotations, the Library of Congress compiled the most frequently asked questions of the legislature for the edification of every citizen.
WASHINGTON D.C.: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, 1989
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2003