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Abraham Lincoln

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He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I ever met.
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He was the most smooth-talking man I've ever met in my life.
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Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves, Robert Lincoln bought a nice ski lodge.
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I liked what Douglass had accomplished in his day, and I liked the message of the play – that anyon...
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Therefore I am sure that this, my Coronation, is not the symbol of a power and a splendor that are g...
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I have in sincerity pledged myself to your service, as so many of you are pledged to mine. Throughou...
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I have had more trouble with myself than with any other man I have ever met.
DWIGHT L. MOODY
I am having more trouble with myself than any other man I have ever met
RAYMOND DALE
If I have erred, I err in company with Abraham Lincoln.
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Abraham Lincoln went through 12 generals before he got Ulysses S. Grant. He had never done a Civil W...
MARIANNE WILLIAMSON
He was one of the most supremely stupid men I have ever met. He taught me a great deal.
JOHN FOWLES
It is to such men as Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson and Jackson and Franklin, all most lowly born, th...
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First, I want to pay tribute to Diana myself. She was an exceptional and gifted human being. In good...
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I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something e...
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I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your s...
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We lost the American colonies because we lacked the statesmanship to know the right time and the man...
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These wretched babies don't come until they are ready.
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It is easy enough to define what the Commonwealth is not. Indeed this is quite a popular pastime.
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I have to be seen to be believed.
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At Christmas, I am always struck by how the spirit of togetherness lies also at the heart of the Chr...
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For many, Christmas is also a time for coming together. But for others, service will come first.
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The lessons from the peace process are clear; whatever life throws at us, our individual responses w...
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I myself prefer my New Zealand eggs for breakfast.
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The British constitution has always been puzzling and always will be.
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Madam President, speaking here in Dublin Castle it is impossible to ignore the weight of history, as...
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Donald Rumsfeld is the most ruthless man I have ever met… and I mean that as a compliment.
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While a picture paints a thousand words, a thousand words paints a masterpiece.
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What were once only hopes for the future have now come to pass; it is almost exactly 13 years since ...
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To all those who have suffered as a consequence of our troubled past I extend my sincere thoughts an...
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Grief is the price we pay for love.
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To what greater inspiration and counsel can we turn than to the imperishable truth to be found in th...
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It's all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you're properly trained.
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I have behind me not only the splendid traditions and the annals of more than a thousand years but t...
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There was a touch of prairie about the fellow.
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I don't know if I have a favorite color.
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It's very special having a new little girl.
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God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of...
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The civil rights movement, owes Bull Connor as much as it owes Abraham Lincoln
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You can kid about Phil, but he's one of the most intelligent persons I've ever met.
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That is the man you face. He has more honour and integrity than any man I have ever met. He is dedic...
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We all remember Abraham Lincoln as the leader who saved our Union. Founder of the Republican Party.
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The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinion.
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I have always compared our traditions of liberty, like those of Abraham Lincoln and Ho Chi Minh.
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President Kennedy was the greatest man I ever met, and the best friend I ever had.
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I can tell you that Candace is one of the most sweet, loving girls I've ever met.
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I'm the most ambitious person you ever met.
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Because even the smallest of words can be the ones to hurt you, or save you.
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Sometimes they say, ‘He doesn’t act presidential.’ And I say, with the exception of the late, gre...
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When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
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The Bible is not my book nor Christianity my profession. I could never give assent to the long, comp...
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The democracy of to-day hold the liberty of one man to be absolutely nothing when in conflict with a...
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I leave you, hoping that the lamp of liberty will burn in your bosoms until there shall no longer be...
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The ablest man I ever met is the man you think you are.
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
The ablest man I ever met is the man you think you are.
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The power of man;Man does not only have the power to accomplish great & unbelievable things in life,...
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Woe unto you if you have come to this world just to fear man,for man is nothing but ordinary dust wi...
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
He was abominable...and the most alluring, tortured soul I'd ever met.
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President Abraham Lincoln never lost his ardor for the United States to remain united during the Civ...
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No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar
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If Mr. Fantastic and Professor X had a baby, there would be tons of questions, but also it would be ...
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I know not how to aid you, save in the assurance of one of mature age, and much severe experience, t...
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With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.
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No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
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The Lord prefers common looking people. That is why he made so many of them.
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Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
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What kills the skunk is the publicity it gives itself.
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Seriously, I do not think I fit for the presidency.
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Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeg...
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He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
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With the catching ends the pleasure of the chase
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I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end
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The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
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When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that's my religion.
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I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any nation...
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Better to remain silent and be thought a fool then to speak out and remove all doubt.
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All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother
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People are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
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With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the...
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I am for those means which will give the greatest good to the greatest number.
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The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his...
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Important principles may and must be inflexible.
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No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent.
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Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.
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The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every calling, is diligence.
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Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.
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We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
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I laugh because I must not cry, that is all, that is all.
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In giving freedom to the slave we assure freedom to the free,--honorable alike in what we give and ...
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I go for all sharing the privileges of the government, who assist in bearing its burdens. Consequent...
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All the armies of Europe, Asia and Africa combined, with all the treasure of the earth (our own exce...
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I have always been an old-line Henry Clay Whig.
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By what principle of original right is it that one-fiftieth or one-ninetieth of a great nation, by c...
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I can make more generals, but horses cost money.
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My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or to destroy s...
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Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived ...
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A private soldier has as much right to justice as a major-general.
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I learned a great many years ago that in a fight between husband and wife, a third party should neve...
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Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?
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Don't swap horses in crossing a stream.
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Must a government of necessity be too strong for the liberties of its people or too weak to maintain...
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We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain - that this nation, under God, sh...
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I have come to the conclusion never again to think of marrying, and for this reason, I can never be ...
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Honest statesmanship is the wise employment of individual meanness for the public good.
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My friends I now leave, not knowing when, or whether ever, I may return, with a task before me great...
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In the early days of the world, the Almighty said to the first of our race In the sweat of thy face ...
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The principles of Jefferson are the definitions and axioms of free society.
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The legitimate object of government, is to do for a community of people, whatever they need to have ...
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In my view of the present aspect of affairs, there is no need of bloodshed and war. There is no nece...
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People are just about as happy as they make up their minds to be
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Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible.
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Die when I may, I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and ...
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When I'm getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and ...
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I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed but I am bound to live t...
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Nothing valuable can be lost by taking time.
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My father taught me to work, but he did not teach me to love it.
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No law is stronger than is the public sentiment where it is to be enforced.
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I am glad to know that there is a system of labor where the laborer can strike if he wants to! I wou...
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The plainest print cannot be read through a gold eagle
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My father taught me to work, he did not teach me to love it.
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Any people anywhere being inclined and having the power have the right to rise up and shake off the ...
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I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me.
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I will be frank. The taste is in my mouth ... .
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Politicians are a set of men who have interests aside from the interests of the people and who, to s...
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If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog? Five? No, calling a tail a leg don't make it a le...
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I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me
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If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end bri...
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charity toward all.
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If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening the ax.
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Most folks are about as happy as they make up thier minds to be.
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And in the end it's not the years in your life but the life in your years.
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He who molds the public sentiment... makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make.
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For those who like this sort of thing, this is the sort of thing they like.
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A lawyer's advice is his stock and trade.
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You know, I think I could eat that grain as fast as you are grinding it.
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To give the victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary
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The world will little note nor long remember what we say here.
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All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
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It's not me who can't keep a secret. It's the people I tell that can't.
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Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
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Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
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Elections belong to the people. It's their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire a...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
The power confided in me will be used to hold, occupy and possess the property and places belonging ...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
You may fool all the people some of the time, you can even fool some of the people all of the time, ...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Friends, I agree with you in Providence; but I believe in the Providence of the most men, the larges...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
No matter how much the cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Every man over forty is responsible for his face.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
No man has a good enough memory to make a successful liar.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
If I care to listen to every criticism, let alone act on them, then this shop may as well be closed ...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
It is the eternal struggle between these two principles -- right and wrong. They are the two princip...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that's my religion.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
This leads to the further reflection, that no other human occupation opens so wide a field for the p...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what we cannot.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free -- honorable alike in what we give and...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
I shall try to correct errors when shown to be errors, and I shall adopt new views so fast as they s...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never ...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
He reminds me of the man who murdered both his parents, and then when sentence was about to be prono...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
I do the very best I know how-the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Let me not be understood as saying that there are no bad laws, nor that grievances may not arise for...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the g...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with ...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to in...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
In this sad world of ours sorrow comes to all and it often comes with bitter agony. Perfect relief i...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Worse than traitors in arms are the men who pretend loyalty to the flag, feast and fatten on the mis...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought h...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Things may come to those who wait...but only the things left by those who hustle.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my ax
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
The provision of the Constitution giving the war-making power to Congress was dictated, as I underst...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the...
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
I will study and get ready, and perhaps my chance will come.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
With malice toward none, with charity for all, ...let us strive on to finish the work we are in, ......
ABRAHAM LINCOLN