Never Give Up
In 1832, he was a 22-year old business failure.
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same year he ran for the legislature and was defeated.
In 1833, he was a business failure once again.
In 1836, he was said to have suffered a nervous breakdown.
In 1838, he lost in an effort to become Speaker of the House
in the State Legislature.
Five years later, he ran for Congress -- again it was in vain.
In 1846, he ran for Congress and won --
only to lose his re-election bid in 1848.
He ran for the Senate in 1854, and lost.
He ran for the Vice-presidential nomination in 1856,
and lost that too.
In 1860, he became the 16th President of the United States.
Honest Abe Lincoln
By Abe Lincoln' in Thoughts-Learned-Supp