Doris Kearns Goodwin Quote
Lincoln had internalized the pain of those around him-the wounded soldiers, the captured prisoners, the defeated Southerners. Little wonder that he was overwhelmed at times by a profound sadness that even his own resilient temperament could not dispel.
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln (ed. Simon and Schuster, 2006) - ISBN: 9781416549833