The Bible is not my book nor Christianity my profession.

-Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln

Let us strive on to finish the work we are in.

Abraham Lincoln
I learned a great many years ago that in a fight between husband and wife, a third party should never get between the woman's skillet and the man's ax-helve.
Abraham Lincoln

The Bible says somewhere that we are desperately selfish. I think we would have discovered that fact without the Bible.

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

I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours, to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of Freedom.

Abraham Lincoln
Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth. Abraham Lincol
Abraham Lincoln

The very spot where grew the bread that formed my bones, I see. How strange, old field, on thee to tread, and feel I'm part of thee.

Abraham Lincoln
You are green, it is true; but they are green also. You are all green alike.
Abraham Lincoln

We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.

Abraham Lincoln
There is a natural disgust in the minds of nearly all white people to the idea of indiscriminate amalgamation of the white and black races ... A separation of the races is the only perfect preventive of amalgamation, but as an immediate separation is impossible, the next best thing is to keep them apart where they are not already together. If white and black people never get together in Kansas, they will never mix blood in Kansas ...