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Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? Abraham Lincoln (1809)

Date added: 01/30/2017

I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day. Abraham Lincoln (1809)

Date added: 09/25/2011
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