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Abraham Lincoln
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Quotes found on the internet are not always accurate. Abraham Lincoln
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I could not sleep when I got on such a hunt for an idea until I had caught it; ...This was a kind of passion with me, and it has stuck by me; for I am never easy now, when I am handling a thought, till I have bounded it north, and bounded it south, and bounded it east, and bounded it west. Abraham Lincoln
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Whatever woman may cast her lot with mine, should any ever do so, it is my intention to do all in my power to make her happy and contented; and there is nothing I can imagine that would make me more unhappy than to fail in the effort. Abraham Lincoln
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My old father used to have a saying: If you make a bad bargain, hug it all the tighter. Abraham Lincoln
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I have endured a great deal of ridicule without much malice; and have received a great deal of kindness, not quite free from ridicule. I am used to it. Abraham Lincoln
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I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country. . . . corporations have been enthroned and an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands and the Republic is destroyed. Abraham Lincoln
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All I have learned, I learned from books. Abraham Lincoln
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Adversity does not make us frail; it only shows us how frail we are. Abraham Lincoln
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Government, possessing the power to create and issue currency and credit as money and enjoying the right to withdraw both currency and credit from circulation by taxation and otherwise, need not and should not borrow capital at interest as a means of financing government work and public enterprises. Abraham Lincoln
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Its authors meant it to be... a stumbling block to those who in after times might seek to turn a free people back into the hateful paths of despotism. They knew the proneness of prosperity to breed tyrants, and they meant when such should re-appear in this fair land and commence their vocation they should find left for them at least one hard nut to crack. Abraham Lincoln
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Few can be induced to labor exclusively for posterity; and none will do it enthusiastically. Posterity has done nothing for us; and theorize on it as we may, practically we shall do very little for it, unless we are made to think we are at the same time doing something for ourselves. Abraham Lincoln
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The money power preys on the nation in times of peace, and conspires against it in times of adversity. It is more despotic than monarchy, more insolent than autocracy, more selfish than bureaucracy. It denounces, as public enemies, all who question its methods or throw light upon its crimes. Abraham Lincoln
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All that harms labor is treason to America. Abraham Lincoln
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Politicians are a set of men who have interests aside from the interests of the people and who, to say the most of them, are, taken as a mass, at least one long step removed from honest men Abraham Lincoln
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Character is like a tree, and reputation is like its shadow. Abraham Lincoln
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The people know their rights, and they are never slow to assert and maintain them, when they are invaded. Abraham Lincoln
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Nowhere in the world is presented a government of so much liberty and equality. To the humblest and poorest amongst us are held out the highest privileges and positions. The present moment finds me at the White House, yet there is as good a chance for your children as there was for my father's. Abraham Lincoln
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If a man will stand up and assert, and repeat and re-assert, that two and two do not make four, I know nothing in the power of argument that can stop him. Abraham Lincoln
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Teach economy. That is one of the first and highest virtues. It begins with saving money. Abraham Lincoln
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On the whole, my impression is that mercy bears richer fruits than any other attribute. Abraham Lincoln
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There is no America without labor, and to fleece the one is to rob the other. Abraham Lincoln
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We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what we cannot. Abraham Lincoln
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My faith in the proposition that each man should do precisely as he pleases with all which is exclusively his own lies at the foundation of the sense of justice there is in me. Abraham Lincoln
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That everyone may receive at least a moderate education appears to be an objective of vital importance. Abraham Lincoln
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One section of our country believes slavery is right, and ought to be extended, while the other believes it is wrong, and ought not to be extended. Abraham Lincoln
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You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down. You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred. You cannot build character and courage by taking away people's initiative and independence. You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves. Abraham Lincoln
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During the Civil War, on hearing complaints that Gen. Ulysses S. Grant drank alcohol to excess Find out what Grant drinks and send a barrel of it to each of my other generals! Abraham Lincoln
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It behooves us then to humble ourselves before the offended Power to confess our national sins and to pray for clemency and forgiveness... Abraham Lincoln
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Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm reliance on Him, who has never yet forsaken this favored land, are still competent to adjust, in the best way, all our present difficulty. Abraham Lincoln
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Every person is responsible for his own looks after 40. Abraham Lincoln
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A Prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded. Abraham Lincoln
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We must remember that the people of all the States are entitled to all the privileges and immunities of the citizen of the several States. We should bear this in mind, and act in such a way as to say nothing insulting or irritating. I would inculcate this idea, so that we may not, like Pharisees, set ourselves up to be better than other people. Abraham Lincoln
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While we are grateful to all the brave men and officers for the events of the past few days, we should, above all, be very grateful to Almighty God, who gives us victory. Abraham Lincoln
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The occasion is piled high with difficulty. We must rise to the occasion. Abraham Lincoln
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If you are resolutely determined to make a lawyer of yourself, the thing is more than half done already. Abraham Lincoln
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I expect to maintain this contest until successful, or till I die, or am conquered, or my term expires, or Congress or the country forsakes me... Abraham Lincoln
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I shall not do more than I can, and I shall do all I can to save the government, which is my sworn duty as well as my personal inclination. I shall do nothing in malice. What I deal with is too vast for malicious dealing. Abraham Lincoln
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So plain that no one, high or low, ever does mistake it, except in a plainly selfish way; for although volume upon volume is written to prove slavery a very good thing, we never hear of the man who wishes to take the good of it, by being a slave himself. Abraham Lincoln
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We were proclaiming ourselves political hypocrites before the world, by thus fostering Human Slavery and proclaiming ourselves, at the same time, the sole friends of Human Freedom. Abraham Lincoln
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Labor is the true standard of value. Abraham Lincoln
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The world is agreed that labor is the source from which human wants are mainly supplied. There is no dispute upon this point. Abraham Lincoln
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If at any time all labour should cease, and all existing provisions be equally divided among the people, at the end of a single year there could scarcely be one human being left alive-all would have perished by want of subsistence. Abraham Lincoln
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Let every man remember that to violate the law, is to trample on the blood of his father, and to tear the character of his own, and his children's liberty. Abraham Lincoln
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I see a very dark cloud on America's horizon, and that cloud is coming from Rome. Abraham Lincoln
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How many times have I laughed at you telling me plainly that I was too lazy to be anything but a lawyer. Abraham Lincoln
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Don't believe everything you read on the internet. Abraham Lincoln
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The demon of intemperance ever seems to have delighted in sucking the blood of genius and of generosity. Abraham Lincoln
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Whether or not the world would be vastly benefited by a total banishment from it of all intoxicating drinks seems not now an open question. Three-fourths of mankind confess the affirmative with their tongues, and I believe all the rest acknowledge it in their hearts. Abraham Lincoln
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If any personal description of me is thought desirable, it may be said, I am, in height, six feet, four inches, nearly; lean in flesh, weighing on an average one hundred and eighty pounds; dark complexion, with coarse black hair, and grey eyes - no other marks or brands recollected. Abraham Lincoln
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I believe this Government cannot endure, permanently half slave and half free. Abraham Lincoln
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I could not sleep when I got on the hunt for an idea, until I had caught it. This was a kind of passion with me, and it has stuck with me. Abraham Lincoln
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You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. Abraham Lincoln
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Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. Abraham Lincoln
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Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. Abraham Lincoln
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With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds. Abraham Lincoln
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Knavery and flattery are blood relations. Abraham Lincoln
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I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday. Abraham Lincoln
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Lets have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it. Abraham Lincoln
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My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth. Abraham Lincoln
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What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself. Abraham Lincoln
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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 leg. Abraham Lincoln
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When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say. Abraham Lincoln
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I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end... I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me. Abraham Lincoln
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It is rather for us here dedicated to the great task remaining before us, that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion. Abraham Lincoln
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He who molds the public sentiment... makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make. Abraham Lincoln
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With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed. Abraham Lincoln
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When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run. Abraham Lincoln
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Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed. Abraham Lincoln
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To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary. Abraham Lincoln
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Some day I shall be President. Abraham Lincoln
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