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date: 25 May 2024

William J. H. Boetcker 1873–1962
American Presbyterian minister 

  1. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.
    ‘Lincoln on Private Property’ (1916); often wrongly attributed to Abraham Lincoln: the leaflet included Lincoln's words on one side and Boetcker's own on the other; later reprints missed out Boetcker's name, and implied the whole was Lincoln's