With over 16,000 books written about him, Abraham Lincoln, the 16
President of the United States, is probably the most scrutinized president inAmerican history. And many consider him the most eloquent President ourcountry has ever known. Speech writers and public speakers try to copy hisstyle, and all over the globe, children still recite his
(included in this book) which is celebrated by many as one of the bestspeeches in the English language.In this book, along with over 50 “sound bite” quotes, are two letters fromLincoln, one to Ulysses S. Grant and one to General “Fighting Joe” Hookerboth offering fascinating insights into the way Lincoln thought and how hepresented himself. Then the Proclamation of Thanksgiving is an interestinglook at the origins of an American Holiday. Next, along with the
you will find
Response to a Serenade
– some informal remarksmade 4 months before the
that gives a “preview” of hismost famous speech. Finally, you will read Lincoln’s last public address thatwas presented three days before his death and attended by his assassin JohnWilkes Booth who commented at the time "That is the last speech he willmake."Enjoy this compilation of words and wisdom of this important historicalfigure: “Honest Abe” Lincoln, a man who used his words to hold his dividedcountry together, healed “his nation’s wounds” and comforted his people intimes of heartache and pain. You should find them inspirational,motivational and applicable to your business and personal life.