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You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.
You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.
You cannot help small men by tearing down big men.
You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.
You cannot lift the wage-earner by pulling down the wage-payer.
You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than your income.
You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred.
You cannot establish sound security on borrowed money.
You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence.
You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.
Abraham Lincoln

I think this is something we should all think about.

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Crissy1213

Asked by Crissy1213 at 9:34 PM on Aug. 25, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

Level 17 (4,121 Credits)
Answers (8)
  • Love it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:38 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • Great quote!!
    micheledo

    Answer by micheledo at 9:41 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • Love it.
    mancosmomma

    Answer by mancosmomma at 9:44 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • Please send that to the Obama administration.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:45 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • Of course I love it ...common sense.
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 9:47 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.


    You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.


    You cannot help small men by tearing down big men.


    You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.


    You cannot lift the wage-earner by pulling down the wage-payer.


    You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than your income.


    You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred.


    You cannot establish sound security on borrowed money.


    You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence.


    You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:53 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • I think Mr Obama needs to take a look at this! Lets get this country back on its feet by spending 180 trillion dollors that we dont have!!!
    "You can not establish sound security on borrowed money"
    alexsmomma06

    Answer by alexsmomma06 at 10:40 PM on Aug. 25, 2009

  • I think it has some sense to it....
    mzhazelrae313

    Answer by mzhazelrae313 at 8:03 AM on Aug. 26, 2009

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