Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.


Abraham Lincoln

896

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.


Abraham Lincoln

896

I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known.


Abraham Lincoln

896

No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.


Abraham Lincoln

896

Avoid popularity if you would have peace.


Abraham Lincoln

896

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.


Abraham Lincoln

896

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.


Abraham Lincoln

896

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

896

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.


Abraham Lincoln

896

The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.


Abraham Lincoln

896

When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it’s best to let him run.


Abraham Lincoln

896

The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.


Abraham Lincoln

896

In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free - honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth.


Abraham Lincoln

896

I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.


Abraham Lincoln

896

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


Abraham Lincoln

896

The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.


Abraham Lincoln

896

Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.


Abraham Lincoln

896

My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.


Abraham Lincoln

896

The things I want to know are in books my best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I ain’t read.


Abraham Lincoln

896

The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.


Abraham Lincoln

896

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