Lincoln Quotes

There are currently 559 quotes in our database.
Date Quote Topics Share
10/16/1854 Stand on middle ground and hold the ship level and steady. Topics: Politics
10/16/1854 According to our ancient faith, the just powers of government are derived from the consent of the governed. Topics: Freedom, Religion
10/16/1854 Stand with anybody that stands RIGHT. Stand with him while he is right and PART with him when he goes wrong. Topics: Politics, Morality, Famous
10/16/1854 Slavery is founded in the selfishness of man’s nature – opposition to it is [in] his love of justice. Topics: Slavery, Morality
10/16/1854 A universal feeling, whether well or ill-founded, can not be safely ignored. Topics: Freedom, Politics
11/25/1854 I hereby decline to accept the office of Representative in the General Assembly, for the said county of Sangamon, to which office I am reported to have been elected on the 7th. of Novr. Inst. Topics: Politics
11/27/1854 It has come round that a whig may, by possibility, be elected to the U.S. Senate; and I want the chance of being the man. Topics: Politics
12/15/1854 We shall have a terrible struggle with our adversaries. They are desperate, and bent on desperate deeds. Topics: Politics
12/19/1854 As a Senator, I should claim no right, as I should feel no inclination, to give the central portion of the state any preference over the North, or any other portion of it. Topics: Politics
02/09/1855 His defeat now gives me more pleasure than my own gives me pain. Topics: Politics

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