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Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“The government cannot afford to accept services, and refuse payment for them.” – Abraham Lincoln, Aug. 7, 1863

August 22, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“As the proverb goes, no man knows so well where the shoe pinches as he who wears it.” – Abraham Lincoln, June 28, 1864

August 21, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“They must blow out the moral lights around us; they must penetrate the human soul, and eradicate there the love of liberty; and then, and not till then, could they perpetuate slavery in this country.” – Abraham Lincoln, Sept. 4, 1858

August 20, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“Now, at the end of three years’ struggle, the nation’s condition is not what either party, or any man, devised or expected. God alone can claim it.” – Abraham Lincoln, April 4, 1864

August 19, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“Errors will occur in spite of the utmost fidelity.” – Abraham Lincoln, Sept. 14, 1863

August 18, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“The bare site of 50,000 armed, and drilled black soldiers on the banks of the Mississippi would end the rebellion at once.” – Abraham Lincoln, March 26, 1863.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“You don’t know what you are talking about, my friend. I am quite willing to answer any gentleman in the crowd who asks an intelligent question.” – Abraham Lincoln, July 10, 1858

August 15, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“A universal feeling, whether well or ill-founded, cannot be safely ignored.” – Abraham Lincoln, Oct. 16, 1854

August 14, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“There are more mines above the Earth’s surface than below it. All nature – the whole world, material, moral and intellectual – is a mine.” – Abraham Lincoln, Feb. 11, 1859

August 13, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

“At every step we must be true to the main purpose.” - Abraham Lincoln, Sept. 16-17, 1859

August 12, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best, hope of Earth." - Abraham Lincoln, Dec. 1, 1862

August 11, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"I have never had a feeling politically that did not spring from the sentiments embodied in the Declaration of Independence." - Abraham Lincoln, Feb. 22, 1861

August 10, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"There is no grievance that is a fit object of redress by mob law." - Abraham Lincoln, Jan. 27, 1838

August 08, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Whatever differs from this, to the extent of the difference, is no democracy." - Abraham Lincoln, ca. Aug. 1, 1858

August 07, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"Those who shall have tasted actual freedom I believe can never be slaves, or quasi slaves again." - Abraham Lincoln, July 31, 1863

August 06, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"The fight must go on. The cause of civil liberty must not be surrendered at the end of one, or even one hundred defeats." - Abraham Lincoln, Nov. 19, 1858

August 05, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"And having thus chosen our course, without guile and with pure purpose, let us renew our trust in God, and go forward without fear, and with manly hearts." 

August 04, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"I shall do nothing in malice. What I deal with is too vast for malicious dealing." 

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
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Abraham Lincoln said:

"War at the best is terrible, and this war of ours, in its magnitude and in its duration, is one of the most terrible." 

August 01, 2014 12:00 am
Abraham Lincoln said

Abraham Lincoln said

"You are ambitious, which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm." 

July 31, 2014 12:00 am
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