Abraham Lincoln 228 Abraham Lincoln Quotes American President born on February 12, 1809, died on April 15, 1865

The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. view quote

Four score 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. view quote

When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say. view quote

Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose - and you allow him to make war at pleasure. view quote

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. view quote

I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day. view quote

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. view quote

I will prepare and some day my chance will come. view quote

As our case is new, we must think and act anew. view quote

Avoid popularity if you would have peace. view quote

We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it. view quote

In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong. view quote

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