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People on the Bible

- George Washington: It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.

- John Quincy Adams: So great is my veneration of the Bible, that the earlier my children begin to read it the more confident will be my hope that they will prove useful citizens of their country and respectable members of society.

- Charles Dickens: The New Testament is the very best book that ever was or ever will be known in the world.

- Andrew Jackson: That book, sir, is the rock on which our republic rests.

- Abraham Lincoln: I believe the Bible is the best gift God has ever given to man. All the good from the Saviour of the world is communicated to us through this book.

- Horace Greeley: It is impossible to mentally or socially enslave a Bible-reading people. The principles of the Bible are the groundwork of human freedom.

- Woodrow Wilson: I ask every man and woman in this audience that from this day on they will realize that part of the destiny of America lies in their daily perusal of this great Book.

- Douglas MacArthur: Believe me, sir, never a night goes by, be I ever so tired, but I read the Word of God before I go to bed.

- Herbert Hoover: The whole of the inspiration of our civilization springs from the teachings of Christ and the lessons of the Prophets. To read the Bible for these fundamentals is a necessity of American life.

- Dwight D. Eisenhower: To read the Bible is to take a trip to a fair land where the spirit is strengthened and faith renewed.

- Warning: This Book is habit-forming. Regular use causes loss of anxiety, decreased appetite for lying, cheating, stealing, hating. Symptoms: increased sensations of love, peace, joy, compassion.

Tan, P. L. (1996, c1979). Encyclopedia of 7700 illustrations