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


Abraham Lincoln

896

Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality.


Abraham Lincoln

896

With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds.


Abraham Lincoln

896

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.


Abraham Lincoln

896

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.


Abraham Lincoln

896

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


Abraham Lincoln

896

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?


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

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.


Abraham Lincoln

896

Lets have faith that right makes might and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.


Abraham Lincoln

896

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.


Abraham Lincoln

896

It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.


Abraham Lincoln

896

These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have.


Abraham Lincoln

896

Fourscore 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.


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

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