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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
MEANING:adjective: Suggestive of Abraham Lincoln.
ETYMOLOGY:After Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States.
USAGE:"A Lincolnesque leader is confident enough to be humble -- to not feel the need to bluster or dominate, but to be sufficiently sure of one's own judgment and self-worth to really listen and not be threatened by contrary advice."
Evan Thomas and Richard Wolffe; Lincoln's Obama; Newsweek (New York); Nov 24, 2008.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love. -Kahlil Gibran, mystic, poet, and artist (1883-1931)