Lincoln Quotes

There are currently 559 quotes in our database.
Date Quote Topics Share
09/30/1859 Every head should be cultivated … Topics: Learning
09/30/1859 Every blade of grass is a study; and to produce two, where there was but one, is both a profit and a pleasure. Topics: Learning
09/30/1859 No other human occupation opens so wide a field for the profitable and agreeable combination of labor with cultivated thought, as agriculture. Topics: Learning, Inspirational
09/30/1859 Heads are regarded as explosive materials, only to be safely kept in damp places, as far as possible from the peculiar sort of fire which ignites them. Topics: Learning
09/30/1859 Ere long the most valuable of all arts will be the art of deriving a comfortable subsistence from the smallest area of soil. Topics: Inspirational
10/09/1859 We must have though a man who recognizes the slavery issue as being the living issue of the day; who does not hesitate to declare slavery a wrong, nor to deal with it as such; who believes in the power and duty of Congress to prevent the spread of it. Topics: Slavery
10/09/1859 What brought these Democrats with us? The Slavery issue. Drop that issue and they have no motive to remain, and will not remain with us. It is idiotic to think otherwise. Topics: Slavery, Politics
11/01/1859 I have enlisted for the permanent success of the Republican cause; and, for this object, I shall labor faithfully in the ranks, unless, as I think not probable, the judgment of the party shall assign me a different position. Topics: Politics
11/09/1859 A young man, before the enemy has learned to watch him, can do more than any other. Topics: Politics
12/05/1859 If a house was on fire there could be but two parties. One in favor of putting out the fire. Another in favor of the house burning. Topics: Politics

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