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Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)
16th president of US [more author details]
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Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
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Abraham Lincoln
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
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Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
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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.
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Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.
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He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas of any man I ever met.
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Human action can be modified to some extent, but human nature cannot be changed.
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I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts.
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I don't think much of a man who is not wiser than he was yesterday.
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I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
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If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?
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If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
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If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.
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It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
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It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.
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Let me not be understood as saying that there are no bad laws, nor that grievances may not arise for the redress of which no legal provisions have been made. I mean to say no such thing. But I do mean to say that although bad laws, if they exist, should be repealed as soon as possible, still, while they continue in force, for the sake of example they should be religiously observed.
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Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
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Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
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No man has a good enough memory to make a successful liar.
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No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
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