president of the United States from 1861 to 1865
Abraham Lincoln was an American lawyer and statesman who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. Lincoln led the nation through the American Civil War and succeeded in preserving the Union, abolishing slavery, bolstering the federal government, and modernizing the U.S. economy.
Abraham Lincoln Quotes Page 3
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
The assertion that 'all men are created equal' was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds.
Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality.
In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent.
No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
Whatever you are, be a good one.