Abraham Lincoln on ADR

Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of th...

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The following quotation is attributed to Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States:

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.


It’s a different worldview: seeing the nature of the world as full of opportunity rather than as a place of scarcity.

(h/t: Joe Markowitz)