Abraham Lincoln- The value of perseverance

Abraham Lincoln- The value of perseverance
Failed in business-, age 22; ran for legislature -defeated age 23; again failed in business, age 24; elected to legislature age 25; sweetheart died age 26; had nervous breakdown,  age 27; defeater for Speaker, age 29; defeated for elector, age 31; defeated for Congress, age 34; elected to Congress , age 37; defeated for Congress, age 39; defeated for Senate, age 46; defeated for Vice President, age 47; Defeated for Senate, age 49; elected President of the United States age 51.

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