Lincoln Quotes

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Date Quote Topics Share
09/18/1858 We can just as clearly see the end of the world as we can see the end of this [slavery] agitation. Topics: Slavery
09/18/1858 I would despise myself if I supposed myself ready to deal less liberally with an adversary than I was willing to be treated myself. Topics: Politics, Morality
09/18/1858 Douglas is playing cuttlefish, a small species of fish that has no mode of defending itself when pursued except by throwing out a black fluid, which makes the water so dark the enemy cannot see it. Topics: Humor,Politics
09/28/1858 You are young, and I am older;/You are hopeful, I am not--/Enjoy life, ere it grow colder--/Pluck the roses ere they rot. Topics:
10/01/1858 There is no contending against the Will of God; but still there is some difficulty in ascertaining, and applying it, to particular cases. Topics: Religion, Morality
10/07/1858 I confess myself as belonging to that class in the country who contemplate slavery as a moral, social and political evil Topics: Slavery
10/07/1858 This slavery question has been the only one that has ever endangered our Republican institutions – the only one that has ever threatened or menaced a dissolution of the Union – that has ever disturbed us in such a way as to make us fear for the perpetuity of our liberty. Topics: Slavery, America
10/13/1858 We have enough objects of charity at home, and it is our duty to take care of our own poor, and our own suffering, before we go abroad to intermeddle with other people's business. Topics: America
10/13/1858 Has it not got down as thin as the homeopathic soup that was made by boiling the shadow of a pigeon that had starved to Death ? Topics: Humor
10/15/1858 Has Douglas the exclusive right, in this country, of being on all sides of all questions? Is nobody allowed that high privilege but himself? Topics: Politics

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