Our Declaration of Independence was held sacred by all and thought to include all; but now, to aid in making the bondage of the Negro universal and eternal, it is assailed, sneered at, construed, hawked at, and torn, till, if its framers could rise from their graves, they could not at all recognize it.

-Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln

For my part, I desire to see the time when education - and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise and industry - shall become much more general than at present, and should be gratified to have it in my power to contribute something to the advancement of any measure which might have a tendency to accelerate the happy period.

Abraham Lincoln
With firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right.
Abraham Lincoln

I desire to see the time when education, and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise and industry shall become much more general than at present.

Abraham Lincoln
The loss of enemies does not compensate for the loss of friends.
Abraham Lincoln

I see a very dark cloud on America's horizon, and that cloud is coming from Rome.

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

We shall not fail - if we stand firm, we shall not fail. Wise counsels may accelerate, or mistakes delay it, but, sooner or later, the victory is sure to come.

Abraham Lincoln
We know nothing of what will happen in future, but by the analogy of experience.
Abraham Lincoln

When I go hear a man speak, I like to hear him speak like he's fighting a swarm of bees.

Abraham Lincoln
Sending armies to McClellan is like shoveling fleas across a barnyard, not half of them get there.