Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

American statesman

Lived from: 1809-1865

Category: Politics

Quotes: Abraham Lincoln

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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 brings me out wrong, then ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.
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    ''A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gal.'' 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 which catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the highroad to his reason.
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    Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
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    Among free men there can be no successful appeal from the ballot to the bullet.
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    And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
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    Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
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    He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I ever met.
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    Let reverence for the laws be breathed by every American mother to the lisping babe that prattles on her lap. Let it be taught in schools, in seminaries, and in colleges. Let it be written in primers, spelling books, and in almanacs. Let it be preached from the pulpit, proclaimed in legislative halls, and enforced in the courts of justice. And, in short, let it become the political religion of the nation.
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    A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
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    A Government of the people, by the people and for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
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    A house divided against itself cannot stand - I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free.
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    A jury too often has at least one member more ready to hang the panel than to hang the traitor.
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    A person will be just about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
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    A private soldier has as much right to justice as a major-general

    Source: Recollected Words of Abraham Lincoln

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    A universal feeling, whether well or ill founded, cannot be safely disregarded.
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