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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. He preserved the Union during the U.S. Civil War and brought about the emancipation of slaves.
♦  America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves - Abraham Lincoln
♦  Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt - Abraham Lincoln
♦  Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration - Abraham Lincoln
♦  We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution - Abraham Lincoln
♦  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
♦  You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time - Abraham Lincoln
♦  In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years - Abraham Lincoln
♦  Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other - Abraham Lincoln
♦  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
♦  Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing - Abraham Lincoln
♦  A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have - Abraham Lincoln
♦  Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties - Abraham Lincoln
♦  Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be - Abraham Lincoln
♦  Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power - Abraham Lincoln
♦  I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong - Abraham Lincoln
♦  All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother - Abraham Lincoln
♦  Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe - Abraham Lincoln
♦  I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts - Abraham Lincoln
♦  This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it - Abraham Lincoln
♦  A house divided against itself cannot stand - Abraham Lincoln
♦  Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? - Abraham Lincoln
♦  The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time - Abraham Lincoln
♦  Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm - Abraham Lincoln
♦  Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth - Abraham Lincoln
♦  A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me - Abraham Lincoln


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Abraham Lincoln

Born : February 12, 1809
Died: April 15, 1865 (aged 56)
Occupation: Lawyer,Politician
Nationality: United States
Last Update : 21 April 2016, ::: Malala Yousafzai

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