It has long been a grave question whether any government, not too strong for the liberties of its people, can be strong enough to maintain its existence in great emergencies.
Quote by Abraham Lincoln
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four....
With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God...
Public opinion in this country is everything.
To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is...
When the white man governs himself, that is self-government; but when he governs himself and...
Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be
When I get ready to talk to people, I spend two thirds of the time...
Military glory - that attractive rainbow that rises in showers of blood
Whatever you are, be a good one.
Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer...
I can make more generals, but horses cost money.
When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to...
I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.
Lonely men seek companionship. Lonely women sit at home and wait. They never meet.
I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way...
It is my ambition and desire to so administer the affairs of the government while...
A house divided against itself cannot stand.