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... - Abraham Lincoln Quotes
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Quote: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 Quotes


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