The strongest bond of human sympathy outside the family relation should be one uniting working people of all nations and tongues and kindreds.

-Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln

Whenever there is a conflict between human rights and property rights, human rights must prevail.

Abraham Lincoln
Stand with anybody that stands right, stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong.
Abraham Lincoln

Bring me Longstreet's head on a platter and the war will be over

Abraham Lincoln
Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition.
Abraham Lincoln

Whatever woman may cast her lot with mine, should any ever do so, it is my intention to do all in my power to make her happy and contented; and there is nothing I can imagine that would make me more unhappy than to fail in the effort.

Abraham Lincoln
If any personal description of me is thought desirable, it may be said, I am, in height, six feet, four inches, nearly; lean in flesh, weighing on an average one hundred and eighty pounds; dark complexion, with coarse black hair, and grey eyes -- no other marks or brands recollected.
Abraham Lincoln

As the problems are new, we must disenthrall ourselves from the past.

Abraham Lincoln
IF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE COULD LEARN WHAT I KNOW OF THE FIERCE HATRED OF THE PRIESTS OF ROME AGAINST OUR INSTITUTIONS, OUR SCHOOLS, OUR MOST SACRED RIGHTS, AND OUR SO DEARLY BOUGHT LIBERTIES, THEY WOULD DRIVE THEM OUT AS TRAITORS!
Abraham Lincoln

If they do kill me, I shall never die another death.

Abraham Lincoln
In the early days of the world, the Almighty said to the first of our race "In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread"; and since then, if we except the light and the air of heaven, no good thing has been, or can be enjoyed by us, without having first cost labour.