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Quotes and Images From The Writings of Abraham Lincoln   By: (1809-1865)

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In "Quotes and Images From The Writings of Abraham Lincoln," readers are gifted with an exceptional compilation of the written words of one of America's greatest leaders, Abraham Lincoln. From stirring speeches to heartfelt letters, this book offers an intimate glimpse into the mind and soul of the man responsible for leading the nation through its darkest times.

With an artful selection of quotes and images, the volume showcases Lincoln's profound wisdom, compassion, and unwavering commitment to justice. Each quote resonates with timeless relevance, reflecting Lincoln's extraordinary ability to capture the essence of complex issues with concise eloquence. Whether discussing the importance of unity, the perils of slavery, or the significance of preserving the Union, his words continue to inspire and provoke thought.

Notable speeches like the Gettysburg Address and the Emancipation Proclamation find a prominent place within this compilation, highlighting Lincoln's remarkable gift for using language to shape history. Moreover, the inclusion of personal correspondence adds a personal touch, revealing Lincoln's profound empathy and genuine concern for the well-being of the nation.

The book seamlessly weaves together text and images, allowing readers to visualize the historical context in which Lincoln's words were spoken or penned. Vivid photographs and illustrations transport us to the mid-19th century, where we witness the trials and tribulations faced by a nation grappling with the question of freedom and equality.

Beyond its historical significance, this compilation serves as a source of valuable insights and guidance for contemporary readers. Lincoln's emphasis on the power of dialogue, equality, and the importance of upholding democratic principles remains as relevant today as it was during his time. By reading his words, we are reminded of the transformative potential and responsibility each individual carries to shape a better future for all.

While the absence of a book title in this review might initially seem unconventional, it ultimately proves fitting. "Quotes and Images From The Writings of Abraham Lincoln" leaves an indelible impact, prompting us to contemplate not only the words of this iconic leader but also the enduring power of ideas and the responsibility we hold as citizens of a united and just society.

In summary, this compilation offers a timeless tribute to Abraham Lincoln's wisdom, compassion, and leadership. Through the thoughtful selection of quotes and images, readers are invited to immerse themselves in the mind of a remarkable statesman, gaining valuable perspective on the journey to a more equal and harmonious society.

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Included here are quotations and references to subjects in the eight volumes of "The Writings of Abraham Lincoln". It begins with his first political address in 1832 and ends with a hastily scrawled note on the day of his assassination. I hoped that the design of the html page with quotations scrolling down along the side of various steel engravings and photographs of this great man might give the words a greater impact. D. W.

100,000 slaves are now in the United States military service

Abolishing slavery in Washington, DC

Abraham or "Abram"

Act in such a manner as to create no bad feeling

Affected contempt of refinement

All know where he went in at; can't tell where he will come out at

All agreed on this except South Carolina and Georgia

And the war came

As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master

Ask of you military success, and I will risk the dictatorship

Bad promises are better broken than kept

Better for their own good than if they had been successful

Boiling the shadow of a pigeon that had starved to death

Bread that his own hands have earned

Came forward and made a virtue of necessity


Common right of humanity

Compensated Emancipation

Conspiracy... Continue reading book >>

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