Father Abraham

There is no more quotable a president than Abraham Lincoln.

As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.



Abraham Lincoln

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.



Abraham Lincoln

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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.



Abraham Lincoln

Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.



Abraham Lincoln

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He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas of any man I ever met.



Abraham Lincoln

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Human action can be modified to some extent, but human nature cannot be changed.



Abraham Lincoln

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts.



Abraham Lincoln
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