(Not-So) Ancient Proverbs: 22 – America.

“The true rule, in determining to embrace, or reject any thing, is not whether it have any evil in it; but whether it have more of evil, than of good.”

~ Abraham Lincoln (16th US President)

abe lincoln“Honest Abe” was a very insightful and intelligent human being, and I believe him to be one of the few “good ones” in a long line of US Presidents. I am cheating in the spirit of the 4th of July and using a more modern-era proverb for this one

This one is technically NOT an “ancient” proverb, but a very wise quote from a very wise soul (who happened to be one of our country’s most enigmatic and beloved men, if you’re American, that is);

this particular statement of Lincoln’s has always struck a deep chord within me to read because of the profound implications attached to it,  given the context and culture it was born of: a civil war that killed Americans on an unprecedented and unforeseen level…it resonates with me.

2 thoughts on “(Not-So) Ancient Proverbs: 22 – America.

  1. JunkChuck says:

    …and he was also a total badass when it came to fighting vampires.

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