A quote by Abraham Lincoln, 1809 - 1865
- Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem. How far I shall succeed in gratifying this ambition, is yet to be developed.
Abraham Lincoln - campaign speech for Illinois legislature (9 March 1832)
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