Lincoln Quotes

There are currently 559 quotes in our database.
Date Quote Topics Share
04/06/1858 Climbing upon the back of an animal, and making it carry us, might not occur very readily. I think the back of the camel would never have suggested it. Topics: Learning
04/06/1858 As yet, the wind is an untamed, and unharnessed force; and quite possibly one of the greatest discoveries hereafter to be made, will be the taming, and harnessing of the wind. Topics: Learning
04/23/1858 The adversary has his eye upon that district, and will beat us, unless we also are wide awake. Topics: Politics
05/10/1858 Politically speaking, there is a curious state of things here. Topics: Politics
05/15/1858 I think our prospects gradually, and steadily, grow better; though we are not yet clear out of the woods by a great deal. Topics: Politics
05/18/1858 To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary. Topics: Freedom, Politics
06/15/1858 Legislation and adjudication must follow, and conform to, the progress of society. Topics: Law, Politics
06/16/1858 Wise councils may accelerate or mistakes delay it, but, sooner or later the victory is sure to come Topics: Politics
06/16/1858 Of strange, discordant, and even, hostile elements, we gathered from the four winds, and formed and fought the battle through, under the constant hot fire of a disciplined, proud, and pampered enemy. Topics: Politics
06/16/1858 I believe this government cannot endure, permanently half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved – I do not expect the house to fall – but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing, or all the other. Topics: Freedom, Slavery, America

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