Paine, Lincoln, and Palin on facing adversity

WORDS OF WISDOM, WORDS of strength.  In difficult times, when both lives and honor are at stake, people the world over rely on visionary leaders to remind us of why we must go on. America has been singularly blessed with philosophers and statesmen who knew how to express  lasting truths and display the courage of their convictions in a few painstakingly chosen words. For the historian, such words speak volumes about the character of leaders and nations alike.

Below I have the honor to present three such quotations that vividly portray the onward march of the indomitable American spirit:



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