The Southern Book of Quotes


Compiled by Michael Andrew Grissom & Christopher Erik McBroom

2nd Edition, 2020

302 pages


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If there were one “must have” book for all Southerners, this is it!

The Southern Book of Quotes compiles quotes from all the greats, from Daniel Boone to Pat Boon, from Robert E. Lee to Brenda Lee, you’ll find wit, advice, humor, satire, historical narrative, and poetical rhyme. More than 1400 quotations from 459 Southerners.

Here’s a little taste…

“Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

“Give me liberty or give me death.” ~ Patrick Henry

“Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes, age just shows up by itself.” ~ Woodrow Wilson

“I’m not offended by all the ‘dumb blonde’ jokes, because I know I’m not dumb, and I know I’m not blonde.” ~ Dolly Parton

“We have the best Congress money can buy.” ~ Will Rogers

“When I’m drinkin’, you don’t want me, and when I’m sober, I don’t want you.”~ Hank Williams

“It is harder to preserve than to obtain liberty.” ~ John C. Calhoun

“To hate and persecute the South has become a high passport to honor and power in the Union.” Robert Barnwell Rhett

“Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never wish to do less.” ~ Robert E. Lee

Additional information

Weight 1.15 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 1 × 9 in