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Friday, June 15, 2012

Abe Lincoln

I received a rare forward. And I liked it! Words from Abraham Lincoln, who Barack Obama is nothing like.


You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the s
trong.
You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.
You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down.
You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred.
You cannot build character and courage by taking away people's initiative and independence.
You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves.
... Abraham Lincoln

1 comment:

  1. Although I largely agree with the sentiments listed, it should be noted that these are not quotes from Abe Lincoln. See:
    http://www.snopes.com/quotes/lincoln/prosperity.asp

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