Abraham Lincoln's letter to his son's teacher

He will have to learn, I know that all men are not just, all men are not true but teach him also for every scoundrel, there's a hero, that for every selfish politician there is a dedicated leader.

Teach him that for every enemy there is a friend it'll take him time, I know, but teach him if you can, that a dollar earned is far more valuable than five found Teach him to learn to lose and also to enjoy winning.

In school, teach him it is far more honorable to fail than to cheat. Teach him to have faith in his own ideas Even if everyone tells him he's wrong. Teach him to be gentle with gentle people, and tough with the tough.

Try to give my son the strength not to follow the crowd, when everyone is getting on the bandwagon. Teach him to listen to all men but teach him also to filter all he hears on a screen of truth, and take only the good that comes through.

Teach him he you can How to laugh when he's sad to teach him there's no shame in tears, Teach him to scoff at cynics and to beware of too much sweetness.

Teach him to sell his brawn and brain to the highest bidder but never to put a price tag on his heart and soul. Let him have the courage to be patient to be brave. Teach him always to have sublime faith in himself because then he will always have Sublime faith in mankind.


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