Lincoln Quotes

There are currently 559 quotes in our database.
Date Quote Topics Share
02/22/1842 Few can be induced to labor exclusively for posterity; and none will do it enthusiastically. Topics: Inspirational
02/22/1842 To add brightness to the sun, or glory to the name of Washington, is alike impossible. Let none attempt it. In solemn awe pronounce the name, and in its naked Death less splendor, leave it shining on. Topics: Freedom, History, America
02/22/1842 It is an old and a true maxim, that a ``drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall.'' So with men. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Topics: Politics
02/22/1842 The demon of intemperance ever seems to have delighted in sucking the blood of genius and of generosity. Topics: Morality
02/25/1842 How miserably things seem to be arranged in this world. If we have no friends, we have no pleasure; and if we have them, we are sure to lose them, and be doubly pained by the loss. Topics: Love, Tragedy
03/22/1842 I can not but reproach myself, for even wishing to be happy while she is otherwise. Topics: Love, Family
11/02/1842 [W]hatever fees we earn at a distance, if not paid before, we have noticed we never hear of after the work is done. We therefore, are growing a little sensitive on that point. Topics: Inspirational
11/11/1842 Nothing new here, except my marrying, which to me, is matter of profound wonder. Topics: Love, Family
10/03/1845 I hold it to be a paramount duty of us in the free states let the slavery of the other states alone. Topics: Slavery
01/14/1846 I would rejoice to be spared the labor of a contest; but ‘being in’ I shall go it thoroughly, and to the bottom. Topics: Politics

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