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interesting fact about abraham lincoln

Discussion in 'General Entrepreneur Discussion' started by Steve K, Jan 15, 2008.

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    NEVER NEVER QUIT!!!!
    Abraham Lincoln..>..>
    He had to work to support his family after they were forced out of their home.
    1816
    His mother died. 1818
    Failed in business.
    1831
    Was defeated for legislature.
    1832
    Lost his job and couldn't get into law school.
    1832
    Declared bankruptcy, and spent the next 17 years of his life paying off the money he borrowed from friends to start his business. 1833
    Was defeated for legislature again. 1834
    Was engaged to be married, but his sweetheart died and his heart was broken. 1835 Had a nervous breakdown and spent the next six months in bed. 1836 Was defeated in becoming the speaker of the state legislature. 1838 Was defeated in becoming elector. 1840 Was defeated for Congress 1843
    Was defeated for Congress.
    1846
    Was defeated for Congress again.
    1848
    Was rejected for the job of Land Officer in his home state.
    1849
    Was defeated for Senate. 1854
    Was defeated for Vice-President -- got less than 100 votes.
    1856
    Was defeated for Senate for the third time. 1858
    Was elected President of the United States. 1860



    Are you a little bit discouraged right now because you have tried and tried and still haven't achieved your dreams?

    If so, please don't be. Worthwhile goals and aspirations will always take time to accomplish.
    It took Abraham Lincoln 30 years to achieve his dream of becoming the President of the United States.

    Although he faced countless insurmountable obstacles, he did not give up. He didn't quit.

    While it may seem impossible for you to overcome your current challenges or problems, promise yourself that you will NOT give up.
    We trust that President's Lincoln's road map to the White House has inspired you to hold onto your dreams when the going gets tough, and to keep working on them until you've turned them into reality.
     
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    That was quite inspirational, given the state of our poor country. Thanks =) rep ++
     
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    no problem
    it gave me some inspiration. im glad it did the same for you
     

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