Lincoln Quotes

There are currently 559 quotes in our database.
Date Quote Topics Share
07/06/1847 In harmony and good feeling, let us transact the business for which we have assembled and let no firebrands be cast amongst us to produce discord and dissensions ... Topics: Inspirational, Politics
12/01/1847 They are the majority, and therefore have both the legal and moral right to have their interest first consulted. Topics: Politics
12/01/1847 It has so happened in all ages of the world, that some have labored, and others have, without labor, enjoyed a large proportion of the fruits. Topics: Slavery, History
01/12/1848 Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government. Topics: Politics
01/12/1848 The blood of this war, like the blood of Abel, is crying to Heaven against him [President Polk]. Topics: Politics
02/15/1848 Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion … and you allow him to make war at pleasure. Topics: Leadership, Politics
03/06/1848 Owing to my father being left an orphan at the age of six years, in poverty, and in a new country, he became a wholly uneducated man; which I suppose is the reason why I know so little of our family History . Topics: Love, History, Family
04/14/1848 It would pass at any time, were it not that every fellow must say something, and offer an amendment; and so time is wasted, it is shoved by, and is a long while coming up again. Topics: Freedom, Politics
04/15/1848 What did he and Eddy think of the little letters father sent them? Dont let the blessed fellows forget father. Topics: Family
04/16/1848 When you [Mary Lincoln] were here, I thought you hindered me some in attending to business; but now, having nothing but business – no variety – it has grown exceedingly tasteless to me. Topics: Family

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