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Quotations by Abraham Lincoln

A Government of the people, by the people and for the people, shall not perish from the earth.

A house divided against itself cannot stand — I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free.

A jury too often has at least one member more ready to hang the panel than to hang the traitor.

A universal feeling, whether well or ill founded, cannot be safely disregarded.

A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.

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

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?

Among free men there can be no successful appeal from the ballot to the bullet.