Lincoln Quotes

There are currently 559 quotes in our database.
Date Quote Topics Share
09/02/1862 In the present civil war it is quite possible that God’s purpose is something different from the purpose of either party. Topics: Civil War, Religion
09/13/1862 I have not decided against a proclamation of liberty to the slaves, but hold the matter under advisement. And I can assure you that the subject is on my mind, by day and night, more than any other. Topics: Slavery, Politics
09/13/1862 I hope it will not be irreverent for me to say that if it is probable that God would reveal his will to others, on a point so connected with my duty, it might be supposed he would reveal it directly to me. Topics: Leadership, Religion
09/22/1862 Shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free … Topics: Slavery, Freedom
09/24/1862 What I did, I did after very full deliberation, and under a heavy and solemn sense of responsibility. I can only trust in God that I have made no mistake. Topics: Slavery, Religion, Leadership
09/28/1862 The North responds to the proclamation sufficiently in breath; but breath alone kills no rebels. Topics: Civil War, Slavery
10/02/1862 General McClellan and myself are to be photographed … if we can be still long enough. I feel General McClellan should have no problem. Topics: Civil War, Humor
10/13/1862 Are you not over-cautious when you assume that you can not do what the enemy is constantly doing? Should you not claim to be at least his equal in prowess and act upon the claim? Topics: Civil War
10/13/1862 If we never try, we shall never succeed. Topics: Civil War, Inspirational,Leadership
10/14/1862 Capt. Dahlgren may let ``Tad'' have a little gun that he can not hurt himself with. Topics: Family

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