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 2
The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.
When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.
The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Lets have faith that right makes might and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.