Sunday, February 16, 2014

Lincoln’s Wit/Wisdom 134

Following Lincoln’s loss in the senate race against Stephen Douglas in 1858 he said, 'I am glad I made the late race. It gave me a hearing on the great and durable questions of the age, which I could have had in no other way; and though I now sink out of view, and shall be forgotten, I believe I have made some marks which will tell for the cause of civil liberty long after I am gone.'

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