From Abraham Lincoln's early years on the Kentucky frontier to the heartrending brilliance of his Gettysburg address and second inaugural address, this unique collection captures the enduring words of one of America's greatest presidents. Arranged in categories that reflect the different stages of his life, the hundreds of quotations come from Lincoln's letters, speeches, and other writings. Readers will also find a harvest of quotations and anecdotes about Lincoln, the man and the leader, from his family, friends, and colleagues, as well as excerpts from those who paid heartfelt tribute to him at the time of his tragic death.
About the Author
Carol Kelly-Gangi is the editor of such titles as The Essential Wisdom of the Presidents, The Saints (Quotable Wisdom), The Essential Wisdom of the Founding Fathers, and Essential African American Wisdom. She lives in NJ with her husband and two children.