Lincoln Quotes

There are currently 559 quotes in our database.
Date Quote Topics Share
01/19/1846 I promise you to ``keep cool'' under all circumstances. Topics: Leadership
02/24/1846 Feeling a little poetic this evening Topics: Love
02/25/1846 The friends I left that parting day, / How changed, as time has sped! / Young childhood grown, strong / manhood gray, / And half of all are dead. Topics: Tragedy
02/25/1846 I range the fields with pensive tread, / And pace the hollow rooms, / And feel (companion of the dead) / I’m living in the tombs. Topics: Tragedy
07/31/1846 That I am not a member of any Christian Church, is true; but I have never denied the truth of the Scriptures; and I have never spoken with intentional disrespect of Religion in general, or of any denomination of Christians in particular. Topics: Religion
07/31/1846 I do not think I could myself, be brought to support a man for office, whom I knew to be an open enemy of, and scoffer at, Religion . Topics: Religion, Tragedy
10/22/1846 A messenger came to tell me Bob was lost; but by the time I reached the house, his mother had found him and had him whipped – and by now very likely he is run away again. Topics: Family
10/22/1846 Being elected to Congress, though I am very grateful to our friends, for having done it, has not pleased me as much as I expected. Topics: Love, Politics
07/06/1847 He expressed the sentiments he believed to be correct, and however much others may differ from him in those views, he has a right to be heard, and should not be interrupted. Topics: Freedom, Politics
07/06/1847 He loves the Constitution. I hope I may love it as well as he does, but in a different way. Topics: History, America, Politics

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