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Our daily quotes are furnished by American University School of Communication’s Simpson Fellows who are continuing the mission of Rev. James Simpson’s Contemporary Quotations: The Most Notable Quotes From 1950 to the Present.

About Reverend James B. Simpson

The late Reverend James B. Simpson’s passion was collecting the words of others. He left his career as a journalist to become an Episcopal priest, but he retained a strong appreciation for journalism.

He published several volumes of quotation books under the name of Simpson’s Contemporary Quotations. His work continues to be a trusted and recognized favorite among journalists, scholars, academics and quote enthusiasts.

To learn more about Reverend James B. Simpson and his collection of quotations, please visit his Wikipedia page.