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 Abraham Lincoln - “Our strife pertains to ourselves - to the passing generations of men and it can without convulsion be hushed forever with the passing of one generation”
 Abraham Lincoln - “The plainest print cannot be read through a gold eagle”
 Abraham Lincoln - “Although volume upon volume is written to prove slavery a very good thing, we never hear of the man who wishes to take the good of it by being a slave himself”
 Abraham Lincoln - “You are ambitious, which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather than harm.”
 Abraham Lincoln - “When the white man governs himself, that is self-government but when he governs himself and also governs another man, that is more than self government - that is despotism”
 Abraham Lincoln - “We meet this evening, not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart”
 Abraham Lincoln - “It's a party of hope for America. Lincoln gave Americans hope through equal opportunities for all.”
 Abraham Lincoln - “We shall nobody save or meanly lose the last best hope”
 Abraham Lincoln - “I feel somewhat like the boy in Kentucky who stubbed his toe while running to see his sweetheart. The boy said he was too big to cry, and far too badly hurt to laugh.”
 Abraham Lincoln - “He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I know”
 Abraham Lincoln - “Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment nothing can fail without it nothing can succeed. He who molds public sentiment goes deeper than he who enacts statutes or decisions possible or impossible to execute.”
 Abraham Lincoln - “I believe that every individual is naturally entitled to do as he pleases with himself and the fruits of his labor, so far as it in no way interferes with any other men's rights”
 Abraham Lincoln - “It will not do to investigate the subject of religion too closely, as it is apt to lead to infidelity”
 Abraham Lincoln - “Moral principle is a looser bond than pecuniary interest”
 Abraham Lincoln - “Will springs from the two elements of moral sense and self interest”
 Abraham Lincoln - “Whatever spiteful fools may say, Each jealous ranting yelper, No woman ever went astray, Without a man to help her”
 Abraham Lincoln - “Few can be induced to labor exclusively for posterity - Posterity has done nothing for us”
 Abraham Lincoln - “Many free countries have lost their liberty, and ours may lose hers but if she shall, be it my proudest plume, not that I was the last to desert, but that I never deserted her”
 Abraham Lincoln - “My father taught me to work, but he did not teach me to love it.”
 Abraham Lincoln - “He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas of any man I ever met.”
 Abraham Lincoln - “A house divided against itself cannot stand -- I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free.”
 Abraham Lincoln - “Let me not be understood as saying that there are no bad laws, nor that grievances may not arise for the redress of which no legal provisions have been made. I mean to say no such thing. But I do mean to say that although bad laws, if they exist, should be repealed as soon as possible, still, while they continue in force, for the sake of example they should be religiously observed.”
 Abraham Lincoln - “Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history.”
 Abraham Lincoln - “When I do good, I feel good when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.”
 Abraham Lincoln - “I don't like that man. I'm going to have to get to know him better.”

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