Lincoln Quotes

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Date Quote Topics Share
10/10/1864 I wish all men to be free. I wish the material prosperity of the already free which I feel sure the extinction of slavery would bring. I wish to see, in process of disappearing, that only thing which ever could bring this nation to civil war. I attempt no argument. Topics: Civil War, Slavery
10/12/1864 Send us what you may know of your army vote. Topics: Civil War, Politics
10/21/1864 Three cheers for all our noble commanders and the soldiers and sailors; three cheers for all people everywhere who cheer the soldiers and sailors of the Union. Topics: Civil War
10/21/1864 ... consider how fortunate it was for the Secesh that Sheridan was a very little man. If he had been a large man, there is no knowing what he would have done with them. Topics: Civil War
10/24/1864 It is said that we have the best Government the world ever knew, and I am glad to meet you, the supporters of that Government. To you who render the hardest work in its support should be given the greatest credit. Topics: Freedom
11/08/1864 It is no pleasure to me to triumph over any one; but I give thanks to the Almighty for this evidence of the people's resolution to stand by free government and the rights of humanity. Topics: Religion, Politics, Freedom
11/10/1864 It has long been a grave question whether any government, not too strong for the liberties of its people, can be strong enough to maintain its own existence, in great emergencies. Topics: Freedom, America
11/10/1864 The election was a necessity. We can not have free government without elections; and if the rebellion could force us to forego, or postpone a national election, it might fairly claim to have already conquered and ruined us. Topics: Politics
11/10/1864 Gold is good in its place; but living, brave, patriotic men, are better than gold. Topics: Inspirational, Religion
11/21/1864 I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours, to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of Freedom. Topics: Tragedy, Inspirational, Famous

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