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I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day. by Abraham Lincoln
You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time. by Abraham Lincoln
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Abraham Lincoln's 3 speeches
"You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time."
"When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad. Thatís my religion."
"Truth is generally the best vindication against slander."
Truth & Lies
"Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored."
"To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men."
"Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves."
"The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature."
"The Bible is not my book, and Christianity is not my religion. I could never give assent to the long, complicated statements of Christian dogma."
"The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time."
"People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like."
"People are about as happy as they make up their minds to be."
"No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."
"My wife is as handsome as when she was a girl, and I...fell in love with her; and what is more, I have never fallen out."
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."
"My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth."
"Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it."
"Intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become too self-sufficient to feel the necessity of redeeming and preserving grace, too proud to pray to the God that made us."
"If you are resolutely determined to make a lawyer of yourself, the thing is more than half done already."
"If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?"
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