Abraham Lincoln

Country United States
Born Monday, 30 November -0001
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Quotes 511
He is the 16 the president for usa
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The will of God prevails. In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be, wrong. Uncategorized
Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm reliance on Him, who has never yet forsaken this favored land, are still competent to adjust, in the best way, all our present difficulty. Uncategorized
To His care commending you, as I hope in your prayers you will commend me, I bid you an affectionate farewell. Uncategorized
In their enlightened belief, nothing stamped with the Divine image and likeness was sent into the world to be trodden on, and degraded, and imbruted by its fellows. Uncategorized
I do not think I could myself, be brought to support a man for office, whom I knew to be an open enemy of, and scoffer at, religion. Uncategorized
Always a whig in politics, and generally on the whig electoral tickets, making active canvasses--I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. Uncategorized
The Presidency, even to the most experienced politicians, is no bed of roses; and Gen. Taylor like others, found thorns within it. No human being can fill that station and escape censure. Uncategorized
Being elected to Congress, though I am very grateful to our friends, for having done it, has not pleased me as much as I expected. Uncategorized
When the conduct of men is designed to be influenced, persuasion, kind, unassuming persuasion, should ever be adopted. It is an old and a true maxim, that a "drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall." Uncategorized
In stating a single condition of peace, I mean simply to say that the war will cease on the part of the government, whenever it shall have ceased on the part of those who began it. Uncategorized
Much is being said about peace; and no man desires peace more ardently than I. Still I am yet unprepared to give up the Union for a peace which, so achieved, could not be of much duration. Uncategorized
Peace does not appear so distant as it did. I hope it will come soon, and come to stay; and so come as to be worth the keeping in all future time. Uncategorized
Engaged, as I am, in a great war, I fear it will be difficult for the world to understand how fully I appreciate the principles of peace, inculcated in this letter, and everywhere, by the Society of Friends. Uncategorized
I have desired as sincerely as any man -- I sometimes think more than any other man -- that our present difficulties might be settled without the shedding of blood. Uncategorized
The man does not live who is more devoted to peace than I am. None who would do more to preserve it. Uncategorized
Let us at all times remember that all American citizens are brothers of a common country, and should dwell together in the bonds of fraternal feeling Uncategorized
The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every other calling, is diligence. Leave nothing for to-morrow which can be done to-day. Uncategorized
In law it is a good policy to never plead what you need not, lest you oblige yourself to prove what you can not. Uncategorized
I believe it is an established maxim in morals that he who makes an assertion without knowing whether it is true or false, is guilty of falsehood; and the accidental truth of the assertion, does not justify or excuse him. Uncategorized
In very truth he was, the noblest work of God -- an honest man. Uncategorized

What type of books do you trawl for?

In a store or on the internet, I end up looking up cookery books more than any thing else followed by books on gardening. What do you look for?
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