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naturebee
02-10-2016, 05:12 PM
Abraham Lincoln's birthday is February 12.
These are all the Lincoln bees/honey references I know of.

As a child in Indiana Abraham Lincoln was used to eating honey,
and a biography quoted the following from a letter written shortly
after his death: "Mr. Lincoln was very fond of honey. Whenever
he went to Mr. Short's house he invariably asked his wife for some
bread and honey. And he liked a great deal of bee bread in it. He
never touched liquor of any kind." - 68. N. W. Branson to William
H. Herndon. Petersburg Ill Aug 3. 1865

“I don't like to hear cut and dried sermons. No—when I hear a man
preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees.”
― Abraham Lincoln

"It is an old and a true maxim, that a "drop of honey catches more
flies than a gallon of gall." So with men. If you would win a man to
your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein
is a drop of honey that catches his heart, which, say what he will, is
the great highroad to his reason,..." -Abraham Lincoln, Temperance
Address of February 22, 1842 -Springfield, Illinois

-Joe