About Contemporary Quotations

The Contemporary Quotations website is sponsored by American University's School of Communication.  The site honors the work of the late Rev. James B. Simpson, author of Simpson Contemporary Quotations. Simpson was a journalist, scholar, and episcopal priest who dedicated his life to the pursuit of collecting, archiving, and publishing notable contemporary quotations. The site is maintained as part of American University's Rev. James B. Simpson Fellowship program. 

  • Click here to learn more about Reverend Simpson
  • Click here to learn more about the Rev. Simpson Fellowship and the Fellows who maintain the site
  • Click here to learn more about American University's School of Communication