In democracy, people's verdict is always final and we all have to accept it with humility.
Hung verdict would have meant anger against previous govt; Clear verdict to BJP shows people voted for hope and aspiration.
Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition. Abraham Lin
In the first place, I insist that our fathers did not make this nation half slave and half free, or part slave and part free. I insist that they found the institution of slavery existing here. They did not make it so, but they left it so because they knew of no way to get rid of it at that time.
I can make more generals, but horses cost money. Abraham Lincol
We meet this evening, not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart.
Better to remain silent and thought a fool, than to speak out and confirm that you didn't do the assigned readings before the strategic planning retreat.
Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure.
The Democracy of to-day hold the liberty of one man to be absolutely nothing, when in conflict with another mans right of property. Republicans, on the contrary, are for both the man and the dollar; but in cases of conflict, the man before the dollar.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
I always remember the prayers of my mother as they always forever.
In this age, in this country, public sentiment is everything. With it, nothing can fail; against it, nothing can succeed. Whoever molds public sentiment goes deeper than he who enacts statutes, or pronounces judicial decisions.
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.
I believe, if we take habitual drunkards as a class, their heads and their hearts will bear an advantageous comparison with those of any other class. There seems ever to have been a proneness in the brilliant and warm-blooded to fall into this vice.
May our children and our children's children to a thousand generations, continue to enjoy the benefits conferred upon us by a united country, and have cause yet to rejoice under those glorious institutions bequeathed us by Washington and his compeers.
With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.
I can make brigadier generals, but i can't make horses.
There's no honorable way to kill, no gentle way to destroy. There is nothing good in war. Except its ending.
Much is being said about peace; and no man desires peace more ardently than I. Still I am yet unprepared to give up the Union fora peace which, so achieved, could not be of much duration.
Money will cease to be master and become the servant of humanity. Democracy will rise superior to the money power.
Our Declaration of Independence was held sacred by all and thought to include all; but now, to aid in making the bondage of the Negro universal and eternal, it is assailed, sneered at, construed, hawked at, and torn, till, if its framers could rise from their graves, they could not at all recognize
Freedom is not the right to do what we want, but what we ought