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Abraham Lincoln Quotes
Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American politician elected from Illinois as the 16th President of the United States (1861 to 1865), and the first president from the Republican Party.
His contributions were the ending of American slavery and the preservation of the Union, through his leadership of the Federal (Northern) forces during the American Civil War.
"If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what's said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference."
"Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, can not long retain it."
"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."
"Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them."
"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."
"I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me."
"A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure permanently half-slave and half-free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved - I do not expect the house to fall - but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other."
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