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

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.


The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.


If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog? Five? No, calling a tail a leg don't make it a leg.


I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.


You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence.

    Topics: Courage

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.


As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.


Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets.


The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.


Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.


These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have.


We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.


With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.


No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.


America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.


All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.


Public opinion in this country is everything.


Knavery and flattery are blood relations.


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