"The best thing about the future," noted Abraham Lincoln, "is that it only comes one day at a time." This handsome gift volume abounds in memorable presidential declarations and quips. It cites all 44 chief executives, from George Washington to Barack Obama, including written and verbal comments and ... read more
Customers who bought this book also bought:
Our Editors also recommend:
An Abraham Lincoln Tribute: Featuring Woodcuts by Charles Turzak by Charles Turzak, Bob Blaisdell, Bob Blaisdell, David A. Beronš This handsome hardcover volume features 36 striking woodcut images of scenes from Lincoln's life by a noted artist of the 1930s. An appendix includes some of the president's speeches, letters, and quotations.
American Presidents and First Ladies CD-ROM and Book by Tom Tierney Forty-two presidential couples — from George and Martha Washington to George and Laura Bush, each in 2 outfits, many historically accurate from inaugurals. Costume notes. 168 full-color images.
The Wit and Wisdom of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde, Bob Blaisdell This paperback gift edition of the renowned poet and playwright's epigrams and witticisms features hundreds of quips from Wilde's personal letters and conversations as well as his fiction, essays, lectures, and plays.
Literary Greats Paper Dolls by Tim Foley The perfect gift for literary types, this novelty book features 35 caricatures of famous authors — Shakespeare, Dickens, Poe, and others — each accompanied by three costumes offering droll references to characters from their most popular works.
Great Speeches of the 20th Century by Bob Blaisdell This stirring anthology features addresses by Winston Churchill, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Ronald Reagan, Barack Obama, the Dalai Lama, César Chávez, and many others. Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
American Presidents Sticker Book by Tim Foley This sticker gallery features every president, from the Founding Fathers to the Chief Executives of the 21st century. Forty-four images come with frames that include names and terms served.
Great Inaugural Addresses by James Daley This collection features the voices of 20 Chief Executives, from Washington's 1789 oration to Obama's 2009 speech. A reference for students of political science and an inspiration for readers of every political persuasion.
The History of the White House Coloring Book by Steven James Petruccio Visit the most famous house in the United States! Thirty images cover the entire history of the White House, from George Washington's original survey of the site to Michelle Obama's vegetable garden. Captions offer detailed commentary.
The United States Constitution: The Full Text with Supplementary Materials by Bob Blaisdell The basis of our nation's law and government, the Constitution is America's most important political and social document. This inexpensive reference contains the main text and amendments plus a wealth of background information. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Mark Twain at Your Fingertips: A Book of Quotations by Mark Twain, Caroline Thomas Harnsberger Gathered from Twain's classic novels, diary entries, newspaper articles, and correspondence, this collection of wry quips and quotes offers the great humorist and storyteller's observations on animals, critics, politics, youth, and more.
Presidents Activity Book by Tony J. Tallarico, Jr. Popular presidents appear in 45 engaging activities — from crosswords and word searches to follow-the-dots. Children can identify Lincoln's birthplace, learn about the Declaration of Independence, and more. Solutions included.
Presidential Pets Coloring Book by Diana Zourelias From John Quincy Adams' alligator to Theodore Roosevelt's zebra, hundreds of animals have dwelt in the White House. This humorous coloring book features 30 presidents — including Barack Obama — and their quirky assortment of pets.
Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail by Theodore Roosevelt, Frederic Remington Beautifully illustrated by Remington, Roosevelt's celebration of the Old West recounts his adventures in the Dakota Badlands of the 1880s, from roundups to Indian encounters to hunting bighorn sheep.
The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses by Theodore Roosevelt Politician, soldier, naturalist, and historian — Theodore Roosevelt remains a towering symbol of American optimism and progress. This collection embodies his enduring ideals for attaining a robust political, social, and personal life.
The Book of Green Quotations by James Daley Timely and thought-provoking, this volume comprises many hundreds of quotations by presidents, scientists, activists, and other public figures on conservation, ecology, environmentalism, wilderness, global warming, pollution, nature, and other subjects.
The Essential Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson, John Dewey This extraordinary primer offers a superb survey of Jeffersonian thought. It features writings on political and economic philosophy, morals and religion, intellectual freedom and progress, education, secession, slavery, and more.
Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson Detailed account of this man's remarkable life: as governor of Virginia, years in Paris, as Washington's secretary of state, life in retirement, more. First draft of the Declaration of Independence is included.
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates by Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas Complete texts for all 7 debates between the incumbent Democratic senator from Illinois and the 1858 nominee of the infant Republican party, plus a major speech by each.
Patriotism: Quotations from Around the World by Herb Galewitz More than 400 memorable quotes — expressed over the ages by writers, statesmen, military leaders, and other figures of note — are sometimes witty, sometimes cynical, and often provocative. Arranged alphabetically by author.
Selected Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, Bob Blaisdell Almost half of the original 85 brilliant essays, comprising a masterful exposition and defense of the proposed federal system of government and of the Constitution's system of checks and balances.
The World's Great Speeches: Fourth Enlarged (1999) Edition by Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna Nearly 300 speeches provide public speakers with a wealth of quotes and inspiration, from Pericles' funeral oration and William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of Gold" speech to Malcolm X's powerful words on the Black Revolution. Includes 7 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Great Speeches by Franklin Delano Roosevelt Includes 27 masterly speeches: First Inaugural Address, message to Congress after Pearl Harbor ("a day that will live in infamy"), Fireside Chats, Fourth Inaugural Address, many more. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Wit and Wisdom from Poor Richard's Almanack by Benjamin Franklin Hundreds of delightful aphorisms, carefully selected from many issues of Franklin's popular 18th-century publication: "He that lies down with Dogs, shall rise up with fleas" and many others.
Common Sense by Thomas Paine First published in January of 1776, this highly influential landmark document clearly and persuasively argued for American separation from Great Britain and paved the way for the Declaration of Independence. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Great Speeches by Abraham Lincoln Masterly orations and letters. "House Divided" speech (1858), First Inaugural Address (1861), Gettysburg Address (1863), Letter to Mrs. Bixby (1864), Second Inaugural Address (1865), 11 others. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
"The best thing about the future," noted Abraham Lincoln, "is that it only comes one day at a time." This handsome gift volume abounds in memorable presidential declarations and quips. It cites all 44 chief executives, from George Washington to Barack Obama, including written and verbal comments and remarks from inside and outside the Oval Office.
Manufacturing books in the United States ensures compliance with strict environmental laws and eliminates the need for international freight shipping, a major contributor to global air pollution.
And printing on recycled paper helps minimize our consumption of trees, water and fossil fuels.
Presidential Wit and Wisdom: Memorable Quotes from George Washington to Barack Obama was printed on paper made with 50% post-consumer waste,
and the cover was printed on paper made with 10% post-consumer waste. According to Environmental
Defense's Paper Calculator, by using this innovative paper instead of conventional papers,
we achieved the following environmental benefits.
This book was printed in the United States of America.
Dover books are made to last a lifetime. Our US book-manufacturing partners produce the highest quality books in the world and they create jobs for our fellow citizens. Manufacturing in the United States also ensures that our books are printed in an environmentally friendly fashion, on paper sourced from responsibly managed forests.