Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 71) – Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865) 16th President of the United States

“They say I tell a great many stories; I reckon I do, but I have found in the course of a long experience that common people, take them as they run, are more easily informed through the medium of a broad illustration than in any other way. And as to what the hypercritical few may think, I don’t care.” — Abraham Lincoln

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2 Responses to Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 71) – Abraham Lincoln

  1. Ryan Jenkins says:

    Great quote John!

    Lincoln is one of my favs! The use of illustration is so critical when communicating to others.

    Thx for the reminder honest Abe … and John 🙂

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