Lincoln Quotes

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08/24/1855 The slave-breeders and slave-traders, are a small, odious and detested class, among you; and yet in politics, they dictate the course of all of you, and are as completely your masters, as you are the masters of your own negroes. Topics: Slavery, Politics
11/05/1855 Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing. Topics: Leadership, Inspirational, Famous
08/01/1856 The Union, in any event, won’t be dissolved. We don’t want to dissolve it, and if you attempt it, we won’t let you. Topics: Leadership, America, Politics
08/01/1856 It is a long time till the election; and what may turn up, no one can tell. Topics: Politics
08/27/1856 Douglas is a great man – at keeping from answering questions he don't want to answer. Topics: Leadership, Humor
08/27/1856 We are a great empire. We are eighty years old. We stand at once the wonder and admiration of the whole world. Topics: America
02/28/1857 Let minor differences, and personal preferences, if there be such; go to the winds. Let it be seen by the result, that the cause of free-men and free-labor is stronger in Chicago that day, than ever before. Topics: Politics
06/26/1857 One after another they have closed the heavy iron doors upon him [African Americans], and now they have him, as it were, bolted in with a lock of a hundred keys … Topics: Slavery
06/26/1857 The Declaration [of Independence] contemplated the progressive improvement in the condition of all men everywhere. Topics: Freedom, History, America
12/28/1857 Have they concluded that the republican cause, generally, can be best promoted by sacraficing us here in Illinois? If so we would like to know it soon; it will save us a great deal of labor to surrender at once. Topics: Politics, Humor

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