Abraham Lincoln Quote

“But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate—we can not consecrate—we can not hallow, this ground. The brave men living and dead who struggled here, have consecrated it far above our poor power to add or detract.”

— Abraham Lincoln

Source: November 19, 1865 speech known as The Gettysburg Address, delivered at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA. (Bliss copy)

“But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate—we can not consecrate—we can not hallow, this ground. The brave men living and dead who struggled here, have consecrated it far above our poor power to add or detract.” — Abraham Lincoln Click To Tweet
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Abraham Lincoln Quote “But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate—we can not consecrate—we can not hallow, this ground. The brave men living and dead who struggled here, have consecrated it far above our poor power to add or detract.”