'A living dog is better than a dead lion.' Judge Douglas, if not a dead lion for this work, is at least a caged and toothless one. How can he oppose the advances of slavery? He don't care anything about it.

-Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln

I am now the most miserable man living. If what I feel equally distributed to the whole human family, there would not be one cheerful face on the earth. Whether I shall ever be better, I cannot tell; I awfully forebode I shall not. To remain as I am is impossible. I must die or be better, it appears to me.

Abraham Lincoln
The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it.
Abraham Lincoln

Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes His aid against the other. It may seem strange that any men should dare to ask a just God's assistance in wringing their bread from the sweat of other men's faces; but let us judge not that we be not judged. The prayers of both could not be answered; that of neither has been answered fully.

Abraham Lincoln
All I have learned, I learned from books.
Abraham Lincoln

A man has not the time to spend half his life in quarrels. If any man ceases to attack me, I never remember the past against him.

Abraham Lincoln
I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours, to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of Freedom.
Abraham Lincoln

These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have.

Abraham Lincoln
I will do what I think is right and when I discover that it is wrong, I will change it.
Abraham Lincoln

Never regret what you don't write.

Abraham Lincoln
A house divided against itself cannot stand. Abraham Lincol