Lincoln Quotes

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Date Quote Topics Share
02/09/1855 It is a great consolation to see them worse whipped than I am. Topics: Politics
08/11/1855 The political atmosphere is such, just now, that I fear to do any thing, lest I do wrong. Topics: Politics
08/11/1855 Indeed I do not perceive how any one professing to be sensitive to the wrongs of the negroes, can join in a league to degrade a class of white men. Topics: Slavery, Morality
08/11/1855 I should know no better how to bring that about, than to lift myself over a fence by the straps of my boots. Topics: Inspirational
08/15/1855 Our poltical problem now is 'Can we, as a nation, continue together permanently – forever – half slave, and half free?' The problem is too mighty for me. Topics: Freedom, Slavery, America
08/15/1855 The fourth of July has not quite dwindled away; it is still a great day – for burning fire-crackers!!! Topics: America
08/24/1855 Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty rapid. Topics: Freedom, Politics
08/24/1855 As a nation, we began by declaring that ``all men are created equal.'' We now practically read it ``all men are created equal, except negroes.'' Topics: Freedom, Slavery
08/24/1855 From Louisville to the mouth of the Ohio there were, on board, ten or a dozen slaves, shackled together with irons. [2] That sight was a continual torment to me; and I see something like it every time I touch the Ohio, or any other slave-border. Topics: Slavery
08/24/1855 When the Know-Nothings get control, it will read ``all men are created equal, except negroes, and foreigners, and catholics. When it comes to this I should prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretence of loving liberty – to Russia, for instance, where despotism can be taken pure, and without the base alloy of hypocracy. Topics: Freedom, Slavery, Politics

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