It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
Quote by Abraham Lincoln
Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor,...
A statesman is he who thinks in the future generations, and a politician is he...
We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our...
To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be...
Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am...
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help
The better part of one's life consists of his friendships.
It is my ambition and desire to so administer the affairs of the government while...
People are just about as happy as they make up their minds to be
I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free.
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it...
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
These office-seekers are a curse to the country; no sooner was my election certain, than...
Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to...
Beware of rashness, but with energy, and sleepless vigilance, go forward and give us victories.
In war, when a commander becomes so bereft of reason and perspective that he fails...
Thus it is that in war the victorious strategist only seeks battle after the victory...