Reblogging my profile on Ole Abe (because he’s that awesome.)
“If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my ax” — Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln was born on this day near Hodgenville, Harden Co., Kentucky in 1809. Today is the 204th anniversary of his birth.
I’m going to assume that you are all familiar with the 16th President of United States — the man who grew up in a log cabin, was a simple country lawyer and went on to become president during this country’s darkest days. [For more information on his life might I suggest the White House.gov biography, Lincoln’s write-up on Biography.com , or the article on History.com ] Frankly, there is little I can bring to the table that you don’t already know or couldn’t read about on more lofty websites… so instead I thought I’d bring you my favorite Lincoln quotes.
- Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
- Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side…
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