Knavery and flattery are blood relations. Abraham Lincol

-Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln

Why don't I drink from a straw? Because straws are for suckers.

Abraham Lincoln
There has never been but one question in all civilization-how to keep a few men from saying to many men: You work and earn bread and we will eat it.
Abraham Lincoln

He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas of any man I ever met.

Abraham Lincoln
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. 1
Abraham Lincoln

Reduce the supply of black labor by colonizing the black laborer out of the country, and by precisely so much you increase the demand for and wages of white labor.

Abraham Lincoln
Everybody appreciates a compliment.
Abraham Lincoln

In my view of the present aspect of affairs, there is no need of bloodshed and war. There is no necessity for it. I am not in favor of such a course, and I may say in advance, there will be no blood shed unless it be forced upon the government. The government will not use force unless force is used against it.

Abraham Lincoln
My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.
Abraham Lincoln

Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely be found than one who does this. Abraham Lin

Abraham Lincoln
Repeal the Missouri Compromise - repeal all compromises - repeal the Declaration of Independence - repeal all past history, you still can not repeal human nature. It still will be the abundance of man's heart, that slavery extension is wrong; and out of the abundance of his heart, his mouth will continue to speak.