Famous quote by Abraham Lincoln

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I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a f
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"I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow"

- Abraham Lincoln

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This quote by Abraham Lincoln captures a sentiment that all of us can strive to embody in our lives. The essence of the quote is to leave a positive effect on the world through our actions. Lincoln wants to be kept in mind for the little but meaningful things he carried out in his life, such as plucking a thistle and planting a flower instead. The metaphor of the thistle and the flower represents the unfavorable and favorable elements of life. By eliminating the negative and nurturing the favorable, we can make the world a much better location. This quote is a tip to constantly aim for positivity and kindness, no matter how little the action might appear.

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Abraham Lincoln This quote is written / told by Abraham Lincoln between February 12, 1809 and April 15, 1865. He was a famous President from USA. The author also have 114 other quotes.

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