In the last post, I talked about finding some historic words, spoken in the heat of a political battle long since over, that still can impart courage.
Today, in honor of "President's Week", I offer one of my favorite quotes of all. I hate to say this, but I did not find this quote through an industrious reading of historical texts.
Instead, I learned it from a Disney record I had when I was a boy...an audio tour of the Magic Kingdom...complete with this quote from the hall of Presidents...
However, the fact that I learned it from Disney doesn't diminish it's reality, nor in an uncertain world, does that rob it of its therapeutic power.
I liked the quote so much in fact, that I have joined it with the Jefferson quote which decorates the right column of my blog page:
From Abraham Lincoln:
Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No. No, man was made for immortality.