Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

The power confided in me will be used to hold, occupy and possess the property and places belonging to the government, and to coll ect the d ...

Abraham Lincoln presidency: U.S.

My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Un ion witho ...

Abraham Lincoln slavery

Military glory--the attractive rainbow that rises in showers of blood. ...

Abraham Lincoln glory

With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to f inish the ...

Abraham Lincoln Civil War American

What is conservatism? Is it not adherence to the old and tried, against the new and untried? ...

Abraham Lincoln conservatives

Slavery is founded on the selfishness of man's nature--opposition to it on his love of justice. These principles are in eternal an tagonism; ...

Abraham Lincoln slavery

I have no purpose to introduce political and social equality between the white and black races. There is a physical difference bet ween the ...

Abraham Lincoln race

Having thus chosen our course, without guile and with pure purpose, let us renew our trust in God, and go forward without fear and with manl ...

Abraham Lincoln resolve

If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey that catches his heart, ...

Abraham Lincoln causes

Prohibition will work great injury to the cause of temperance. It is a species of intemperance within itself, for it goes beyond t he bounds ...

Abraham Lincoln prohibition

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