Abraham Lincoln Quotes
Abraham Lincoln (/?e?br?hæm ?l??k?n/; February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war and an event often considered its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy
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In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
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.
I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.
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 philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and under the rule of a just God, cannot long retain it.