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 5
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
I hope to stand firm enough to not go backward, and yet not go forward fast enough to wreck the country's cause.
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.
I can make more generals, but horses cost money.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
I am a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down.