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

If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it.


Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible.


Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.


The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.


The ballot is stronger than the bullet.


I will prepare and some day my chance will come.


People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.


My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.


I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known.


I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.


Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all.


With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.


The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.


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.


These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people.


I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.


If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.


I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.


If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.


In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

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