Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem.

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) American lawyer, politician, US President (1861-65)
“To the People of Sangamo County,” speech running for Illinois state legislature (9 Mar 1832)
Added on 8-Dec-08 | Last updated 20-Feb-12
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4 Responses to “To the People of Sangamo County,” speech running for Illinois state legislature (9 Mar 1832)

  1. Britt says:

    this is soo stupid i have to do a report on 1832 and its soooooooo booooorrrrriinnnnnggggggggggggggg

  2. Britt says:

    well then u do the report and send it to me c if u like it!!!!!!

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