Elections belong to the people. It's their decision.

-Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln

It is much easier to ride a horse in the direction it is going.

Abraham Lincoln
No man has a right to judge Andrew Johnson in any respect who has not suffered as much and done as much as he for the Nation's sake.
Abraham Lincoln

I cannot make it better known than it already is that I strongly favor colonization.

Abraham Lincoln
Doubtless you begin to understand how disagreeable it is to me to do a thing arbitrarily, when it is unsatisfactory to others associated with me.
Abraham Lincoln

I believe that every individual is naturally entitled to do as he pleases with himself and the fruits of his labor, so far as it in no way interferes with any other men's rights.

Abraham Lincoln
You have more of a feeling of personal resentment than I have. Perhaps, I have too little of it, but I never thought it paid.
Abraham Lincoln

These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people.

Abraham Lincoln
We have all heard of Young America. He is the most current youth of the age. Some think him conceited, and arrogant; but has he not reason to entertain a rather extensive opinion of himself? Is he not the inventor and owner of the present, and sole hope of the future?
Abraham Lincoln

You can’t make a weak man strong by making a strong man weak

Abraham Lincoln
You may have a wen or a cancer upon your person and not be able to cut it out lest you bleed to death; but surely it is no way tocure it, to engraft it and spread it over your whole body.