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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1107
AUTHOR: Royal Cortissoz (1869–1948)
In this temple
As in the hearts of the people
For whom he saved the Union
The memory of Abraham
Is enshrined forever
ATTRIBUTION: ROYAL CORTISSOZ, inscription above the statute of Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.—The Washington Star, April 20, 1976, pp. D1–D2.

Cortissoz was art critic of the New York Herald Tribune.
SUBJECTS: Lincoln, Abraham (1809–1865)