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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    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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    A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
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