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This is billed as a quote from Lincoln. Whether it is or not I like it.

Posted by M. C. on August 24, 2011

You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.
You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.
You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down.
You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred.
You cannot build character and courage by taking away people’s initiative and independence.
You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves.

… Abraham Lincoln

One Response to “This is billed as a quote from Lincoln. Whether it is or not I like it.”

  1. Doug Rowley said

    Like they say on the airliners “put on and adjust your own oxygen mask before attempting to assist others with theirs.”

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