Abraham Lincoln Quotes

This Too Shall Pass

It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words: ‘And this, too, shall pass away.’ How much it expresses! How chastening in the hour of pride! How consoling in the depths of affliction!

Abraham Lincoln

Source: September 30, 1859 – Address before the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society

– Abraham Lincoln

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