No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.

-Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln

You dislike the emancipation proclamation; and, perhaps, would have it retracted. You say it is unconstitutional - I think differently.

Abraham Lincoln
And while it has not pleased the Almighty to bless us with a return of peace, we can but press on, guided by the best light He gives, trusting that in His own good time, and wise way, all will yet be well.
Abraham Lincoln

What is to be, will be, and no prayers of ours can arrest the decree.

Abraham Lincoln
I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country.
Abraham Lincoln

My old father used to have a saying: If you make a bad bargain, hug it all the tighter.

Abraham Lincoln
If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
Abraham Lincoln

Don't be fooled. I kept all my workout clothes in that top hat.

Abraham Lincoln
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was. Abraham Lin
Abraham Lincoln

Labor is superior to capital and precedes capital. Without labor, there is no capital.

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.