GDG- Lincoln quote

Tom Ryan pennmardel at mchsi.com
Mon Jan 9 20:07:23 CST 2012


Thanks Keith, bob, and Dennis.  It does appear that Lincoln was not the
author of that statement.

Tom

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Subject: Re: GDG- Lincoln quote


Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_J._H._Boetcker


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(Dr. Who)


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From: Bob Coffman <bcoffman at ohio.net>
To: GDG <gettysburg at arthes.com>
Sent: Monday, January 9, 2012 1:56 PM
Subject: Re: GDG- Lincoln quote

Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:

On 1/9/2012 1:46 PM, Tom Ryan wrote:
> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> Can anyone verify this quote attributed to Lincoln -- date, place and
> circumstances?
>
> "You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich.

Tom,

Not Lincoln.  See http://www.snopes.com/quotes/lincoln/prosperity.asp

- Bob

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