Monday, February 18, 2013

Red, White and Blue Celebration

To recognize President's Day, I selected some vintage postcard images to honor our 1st and our 16th Presidents. 

Inspirational Quotes Attributable to George Washington:
"I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is the best policy."

"Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for 'tis better to be alone than in bad company."

"Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence."

"Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected."

Antique Postcard from my Personal Collection
No. 414, Copyright P. Sander
Postally Unused

Inspirational Quotes Attributed to Abraham Lincoln:

“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.”

“Whatever you are, be a good one.”

“And in the end it is not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years.” 

“I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down.” 

“Every man's happiness is his own responsibility.”

Antique Postcard from my Personal Collection
Lincolns Birthday Series No. 1
Copyright 1908 by E. Nash
Postally Unused

Happy President's Day 2013!

Until next time, live and love well.

Celebrating this patriotic holiday with

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GinaBVictorian said...

Hi Debra! Our posts are so similar, how fun! Did you see mine? You are lucky enough to have an Abraham Lincoln postcard. Very nice. Thanks for sharing those quotes too. Have a great week! Gina

Elena said...

Those are great cards and I loved the quotes! Thank you for sharing them.

Cynthia said...

My two favorite Presidents. I always think of Washington and Lincoln in February. Guess that shows that I am of "a certain age". Their birthdays were separate and important Holidays when I was young. Their wisdom still holds true as reflected in these quotes you've chosen. Thank you for honoring these gentlemen.

Ivy and Elephants said...

What great pieces you have! I adore cards and yours are really amazing.
Thanks so much for sharing with us.

Jann Olson said...

Debra, I love all of these quotes by these two great men! Another favorite of mine by honest Abe is "Everything I learned I learned from my mother". Your postcards are always so delightful. Love, love the images! Thanks for sharing with Share Your Cup.

Little Susie Home Maker said...

I always love your vintage cards. Thank you for sharing them .

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