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Quotes on Humility

Quotes on Humility.

Humility, human, and humble all share the same root word, humus. When we are humble and human we lower ourselves in those moments accepting the humility and humiliation that comes with being human. 101 more words

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November 1860


In the 19th presidential election, Abraham Lincoln was elected president by winning 180 electoral votes to 72 by John C. Breckinridge, 39 by John Bell, and 12 by Stephen A. 196 more words

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Abraham Lincoln's Ghost Walks at Midnight

Tragic is the only word to describe the life of Vachel Lindsay.  Perhaps the greatest of the poets of Illinois, he deserves his appellation the Prairie Troubador, his life was haunted by mental instability and money woes.  322 more words

October 30, 1844 (a Wednesday)

On this date, George Combe wrote a congratulatory letter that he sent to the anonymous author of Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation through the publisher of the book. 669 more words


"Vote Quote" by Abraham Lincoln

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Walking Tightrope High Over Moral Ground

Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation Promotes Leadership, Education

Chicago, IL, resident Smita Shah is the founder, CEO, and president of engineering and construction management firm SPAAN Tech, Inc. In addition to leading this multimillion-dollar company, Smita Shah supports various nonprofit organizations, both within the Chicago, IL community and on a national scale. 130 more words

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