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Richard Brookhiser, Founders' Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln Quotes: Any man's life can be seen as a series of engagements with his fathers, Including the surrogates provided by life and literature.
         

Any man's life can be seen as a series of engagements with his fathers, Including the surrogates provided by life and literature.


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Jefferson could strike up the band even when he was being lazy or fearful.

Jefferson could strike up the band even when he was being lazy or fearful.



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Lincoln learned to summon the passions, but he never addressed his audience as sweethearts.



Lincoln bore down or anything he handled, mastering both the details and the principles.

Lincoln bore down or anything he handled, mastering both the details and the principles.



Lincoln told a family friend that his father taught him to work, but never learned him to love it.

Lincoln told a family friend that his father taught him to work, but never learned him to love it.



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