‘Lincoln’ is a guide to noble results
Published 12/02/2012, Philadelphia Inquirer
The cinematic Abraham Lincoln — rendered life-size yet iconic by Daniel Day-Lewis — says it best. He compares noble aims to true north on a surveyor’s compass. True north is essential, he tells a congressman, but you also have to navigate “the swamps and deserts and chasms along the way.”Word count: 972
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