Dylan Quoting Sandburg Quoting Lincoln

Ron Chester traces the saying “You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time” back from a Bob Dylan lyric to an 1858 lecture in Bloomington, Illinois by Abraham Lincoln, with stops along the way at Carl Sandburg and Illinois Governor Joseph Fifer.

(via Daring Fireball)

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