Lincoln Quotes

There are currently 559 quotes in our database.
Date Quote Topics Share
date unknown The restoration of the Rebel States to the Union must rest upon the principle of civil and political equality of the both races. Topics: Slavery, Civil War
date unknown In assisting to save the life of the Republic, they [African Americans] have demonstrated in blood their right to the ballot, which is but the humane protection of the flag they have so fearlessly defended. Topics: Freedom, Civil War, Slavery
date unknown You have, like heroes, endured, and fought, and conquered. I am under immeasurable obligations to you. Topics: Civil War, Inspirational
date unknown I have never professed an indifference to the honors of official station; and were I to do so now, I should only make myself ridiculous. Topics:
date unknown The army, like the nation, has become demoralized by the idea that the war is to be ended … by strategy, and not by hard desperate fighting. Topics: Civil War
date unknown The people – the people – are the rightful masters of both congresses, and courts … Topics: Freedom, America
date unknown A Law may be both constitutional and expedient, and yet may be administered in an unjust and unfair way. Topics: Law, Morality
date unknown With me, the race of ambition has been a failure – a flat failure; with him it has been one of splendid success. Topics: Politics
date unknown Were I president, I should desire the legislation of the country to rest with Congress, uninfluenced by the executive in its origin or progress. Topics: Leadership, Politics

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