2022-06-06

Our nation's 16th president will always be known for altering American history forever when he abolished slavery. He signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, toward the end of the Civil War, and helped pass the 13th Amendment which legally ended slavery in the United States. These quotes are great to read as we celebrate Juneteenth as an American Independence Day.

Lincoln was known for being fair, outspoken, and a prolific writer--and as of the world's most eloquent, rousing orators.

Click for Abraham Lincoln's inspiring quotes on freedom, faith, and the nation.

10 Essential Values to Live By
Think of the words, the values that are important to you. Simply write them down and then prioritize the values based on how you see or want to experience life. To encourage you to create a list of your values, here are 10 values that are essential to me. Read next feature >

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