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Quotation by Abraham Lincoln
The world will little note nor long remember what we say here.
Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865), U.S. president. speech, Nov. 19, 1863. Gettysburg Address, Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 7, ed. Roy P. Basler (1953).
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address—taking him only about three minutes to deliver—is perhaps the most quoted speech of all time.
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