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    Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God cannot retain it.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: freedom  god 
     
    If there is anything that links the human to the divine, it is the courage to stand by a principle when everybody else rejects it.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: human  divine  courage 
     
    Take all that you can of this book upon reason, and the balance on faith, and you will live and die a happier man.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: men  live  balance  die  faith  book 
     
    The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: master  democracy  ideas 
     
    The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: living  future 
     
    Get books, sit yourself down anywhere, and go to reading them yourself.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: reading  book 
     
    Hypocrite: The man who murdered his parents, and then pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: men  mercy  parent 
     
    Die when I may, I want it said of me by those who know me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower when I thought a flower would grow.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: thoughts  flowers  die 
     
    My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: failure 
     
    We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    When I get ready to talk to people, I spend two thirds of the time thinking what they want to hear and one third thinking about what I want to say.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: time  people  thinking 
     
    The Bible is not my book nor Christianity my profession. I could never give assent to the long, complicated statements of Christian dogma.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    No matter how much the cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: fight  cat 
     
    I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    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
    tags: men  liberty  father 
     
    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, and beer.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: truth  people  believer  real  facts 
     
    To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: heartache 
     
    I am not concerned that you have fallen. I am concerned that you arise.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    The better part of one's life consists of his friendships.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: friendship 
     
    You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: men  greatness 
     
    It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: men  god 
     
    A house divided against itself cannot stand. "I believe this government cannot endure, permanently half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved I do not expect the house to fall but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    The Lord prefers common looking people. That is why he made so many of them.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: people 
     
    All I have learned, I learned from books.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: book 
     
    It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: experience  virtue 
     
    I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: men 
     
    You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    I care not for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: care  cat  dog 
     
    I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: animals  human  right 
     
    Every man's happiness is his own responsibility.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: justice  mercy 
     
    He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: heart  right  help 
     
    Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: men  memory  successful 
     
    The best way to predict your future is to create it.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: future 
     
    The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: time  future 
     
    My father taught me to work, but not to love it. I never did like to work, and I don't deny it. I'd rather read, tell stories, crack jokes, talk, laugh - anything but work.
    — Abraham Lincoln
    tags: work  stories  read  father 
     
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