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Quotation by Abraham Lincoln
Let him have the marble monument, along with the well-assured and more enduring one in the hearts of those who love liberty, unselfishly, for all men.
Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865), U.S. president. Letter to John H. Bryant, May 30, 1864, concerning Congressman Owen Lovejoy, brother of martyred abolitionist. Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 7, p. 366, Rutgers University Press (1953, 1990).
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