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Abraham Lincoln
February 12, 1809 - April 15, 1865
Nationality: American
Category: President
Subcategory: American President

What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.


Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.


How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.

    Topics: Funny

Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

    Topics: Funny

Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.


Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.


To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary.


Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.


Some single mind must be master, else there will be no agreement in anything.


I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.


Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose - and you allow him to make war at pleasure.


If you look for the bad in people expecting to find it, you surely will.


I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.


The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person.


Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.

    Topics: Government

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.

    Topics: Motivational

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.


All I am, or can be, I owe to my angel mother.


Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.

    Topics: Government

He who molds the public sentiment... makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make.


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