From “Lincoln 365,” by Arnold Kunst
'And upon this act [The Emancipation Proclamation] sincerely believed to be an act of justice warranted by the Constitution upon military necessity I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind and the gracious favor of Almighty God.'
- Abraham Lincoln
'Doubt not, oh poet, but persist. Say, “It is in me, and shall out!”’
- Ralph Waldo Emerson