Lincoln Quotes

There are currently 559 quotes in our database.
Date Quote Topics Share
04/10/1865 I have always thought ‘Dixie’ one of the best tunes I have ever heard. Our adversaries over the way attempted to appropriate it, but I insisted yesterday that we fairly captured it. Topics: Civil War
04/11/1865 Important principles may, and must, be inflexible. Topics: Morality
04/11/1865 As a general rule, I abstain from reading the reports of attacks upon myself, wishing not to be provoked by that to which I cannot properly offer an answer. Topics: Leadership
04/11/1865 Bad promises are better broken than kept. Topics: Morality
date unknown I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. Topics: Leadership
date unknown All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother Topics: Love, Family
date unknown Abraham Lincoln is my name / And with this pen I wrote the same / I wrote in both haste and speed / and left it here for fools to read. Topics: Learning, Humor
date unknown My wife is as handsome as when she was a girl, and I, a poor nobody then, fell in love with her; and what is more, I have never fallen out. Topics: Love, Family
date unknown I think it cannot be shown that when I have once taken a position, I have ever retreated from it. Topics: Leadership
date unknown Personally I care nothing about a re-election; but if our divisions defeat us, I fear for the country. Topics: Politics, America

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