Lincoln Quotes

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Date Quote Topics Share
06/27/1864 The nomination is gratefully accepted. Topics: Politics
07/09/1864 If you can find, any person anywhere professing to have any proposition of Jefferson Davis in writing, for peace, embracing the restoration of the Union and abandonment of slavery, what ever else it embraces, say to him he may come to me ... Topics: Civil War, Politics
07/14/1864 Truth is generally the best vindication against slander. Topics: Morality
07/18/1864 Any proposition which embraces the restoration of peace, the integrity of the whole Union, and the abandonment of slavery ... will be received and considered by the Executive government of the United States, and will be met by liberal terms on other substantial and collateral points. Topics: Civil War, Politics
07/25/1864 The present presidential contest will almost certainly be no other than a contest between a Union and a Disunion candidate, disunion certainly following the success of the latter. Topics: Politics
08/17/1864 Hold on with a bull-dog grip, and chew and choke, as much as possible. Topics: Civil War, Leadership
08/17/1864 The way these measures were to help the cause, was not to be by magic, or miracles, but by inducing the colored people to come bodily over from the rebel side to ours. Topics: Freedom, Slavery
08/17/1864 If Jefferson Davis wishes, for himself, or for the benefit of his friends at the North, to know what I would do if he were to offer peace and re-union, saying nothing about slavery, let him try me. Topics: Civil War, Politics
08/22/1864 It is not merely for to-day, but for all time to come that we should perpetuate for our children's children this great and free government, which we have enjoyed all our lives. Topics: Freedom, America
08/22/1864 I happen temporarily to occupy this big White House. I am a living witness that any one of your children may look to come here as my father’s child has. Topics: Leadership, Politics

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