No President, not even Washington, inspires Americans more than honest Abe.
There are well over 15,000 books written about him.
I visited the Lincoln Memorial twice. It’s very popular at dusk.
His statue could not be more impressive.
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention were hosting an Out of the Darkness Walk here when I visited.
In 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his “I have a dream…” speech here.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal’.
Lincoln’s work is far from finished. He needs inspire many more for many generations to come.