[Jarvis, speaking to his wife in the middle of the night:]
"There was something Arthur wrote, that day that he...He said that we taught him nothing. He meant that we taught him nothing about the country in which he lived. He said that we called ourselves Christians, but we were indifferent to the sufferings of Christians. He said that when we say we are Christians, what we mean is that we are white.
"Oh why...Why, why, why, why do we bring children into this world?"
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Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address
The Gettysburg Address