Government, possessing the power to create and issue currency and credit as money and enjoying the right to withdraw both currency and credit from circulation by taxation and otherwise, need not and should not borrow capital at interest as a means of financing government work and public enterprises.
And then, the negro being doomed, and damned, and forgotten, to everlasting bondage, is the white man quite certain that the tyrant demon will not turn upon him too?
Get books, sit yourself down anywhere, and go to reading them yourself.
Woe unto the world because of offenses; for it must needs be that offenses come, but woe to that man by whom the offense cometh.
Friendship is the start for what you call love.
No policy that does not rest upon some philosophical public opinion can be permanently maintained.
I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion. Abraham Lin
With high hope for the future, no prediction is ventured.
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.
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man.
We, on our side, are praying to Him to give us victory, because we believe we are right; but those on the other side pray to Him, look for victory, believing they are right. What must He think of us?
He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
Never regret what you don't write.
You canâ€™t make a weak man strong by making a strong man weak
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
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All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
With this honor devolves upon you also a corresponding responsibility. As the country herein trusts you, so under God it will sustain you.
Always let your subordinates know that the honor will be all theirs if they succeed and the blame will be yours if they fail.
Republicans are for both the man and the dollar, but in case of conflict the man before the dollar.
The man who stands by and says nothing, when the peril of his government is discussed, can not be misunderstood. If not hindered, he is sure to help the enemy.
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.
The trouble with too many people is they believe the realm of truth always lies within their vision.
You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
Knavery and flattery are blood relations. Abraham Lincol
I would like to speak in terms of praise due to the many brave officers and soldiers who have fought in the cause of the war.
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. Abraham Lincoln 1
The working men are the basis of all governments, for the plain reason that they are the most numerous...