A noble spirit embiggens the smallest man.

-Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln

While we are grateful to all the brave men and officers for the events of the past few days, we should, above all, be very grateful to Almighty God, who gives us victory.

Abraham Lincoln
During the Civil War, on hearing complaints that Gen. Ulysses S. Grant drank alcohol to excess Find out what Grant drinks and send a barrel of it to each of my other generals!
Abraham Lincoln

I am slow to learn and slow to forget that which I have learned. My mind is like a piece of steel, very hard to scratch any thing on it and almost impossible after you get it there to rub it out.

Abraham Lincoln
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. Abraham Lincol
Abraham Lincoln

Why was the amendment, expressly declaring the right of the people to exclude slavery, voted down? Plainly enough now, the adoption of it would have spoiled the niche for the Dred Scott decision.

Abraham Lincoln
When the hour comes for dealing with slavery, I trust I will be willing to do my duty though it cost my life.
Abraham Lincoln

Too big to cry too young to laugh...

Abraham Lincoln
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Abraham Lincoln

Labor is the true standard of value.

Abraham Lincoln
Every man is born an original, but sadly, most men die copies.