Abraham LincolnAbraham Lincoln, (1809-1865) 16th US President

Abraham Lincoln Quote

“Nearly all men can withstand adversity; if you want to test a man's character, give him power.”

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~ Abraham Lincoln

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wwne    10/16/07

Think of this two times: when you have the power and when you don't.


Great quote. Let's see if that man becomes a Dictator.

Joni, Newfield, NJ

Terrific quote. Somebody should show this to Barney Frank and Chris Dodd

Joni, Newfield, NJ

And now we can add Eric Holder and Timothy Geithner to the pack

Mike, Norwalk

Historically well proven.

jim k, Austin, Tx

Good quote from the man who started the war of Northern aggression in order to centralize power in Washington.

Mike, Norwalk

(-; jim - I like it ;-)

Cal, lewisville, TX

You got it Jim. Well said.

Mike Jarhead, New Mexico

Said one of the greatest tyrants the US has so far produced.
Too bad he couldn't see it in himself.


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