William J. Bennett


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in New York City, The United States
July 31, 1943

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William J. "Bill" Bennett is a politician and author who served in the Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush administrations, as chief of National Endowment for the Humanities and later Secretary of Education under Reagan, and Drug Czar under Bush. He is a nationally well-known figure of political and social conservatism and authored many books on politics, ethics, and international relations.

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Children's Book of Virtues

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The Book of Virtues

4.18 avg rating — 2,385 ratings — published 1993 — 33 editions
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From the Age of Discovery t...

4.24 avg rating — 1,192 ratings — published 2006 — 17 editions
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From a World at War to the ...

4.39 avg rating — 565 ratings — published 2007 — 13 editions
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Moral Compass: Stories for ...

4.09 avg rating — 447 ratings — published 1995 — 13 editions
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The American Patriot's Almanac

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The True Saint Nicholas: Wh...

3.86 avg rating — 482 ratings — published 2009 — 10 editions
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The Educated Child: A Paren...

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3.92 avg rating — 325 ratings — published 1999 — 10 editions
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Tried by Fire: The Story of...

4.04 avg rating — 291 ratings — published 2016 — 7 editions
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The Children's Book of Heroes

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4.18 avg rating — 195 ratings — published 1991 — 7 editions
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“Happiness is like a cat. If you try to coax it or call it, it will avoid you. It will never come. But if you pay no attention to it and go about your business, you'll find it rubbing up against your legs and jumping into your lap.”
William J. Bennett

“There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.”
William J. Bennett, The Death of Outrage: Bill Clinton and the Assault on American Ideals

“A falsehood can run around the world while the truth is still putting its shoes on.”
Bill Bennett



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