Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, can not long retain it.
I leave you, hoping that the lamp of liberty will burn in your bosoms until there shall no longer be a doubt that all men are created free and equal.
I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual nowadays to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot.
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.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
All I am, or can be, I owe to my angel mother.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed, is more important than any other one thing.
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in.
In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all; and, to the young, it comes with bitterest agony, because it takes them unawares.
If you are resolutely determined to make a lawyer of yourself, the thing is more than half done already."
The man does not live who is more devoted to peace than I am. None who would do more to preserve it.
A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
Reminding you to learn a bit about Lincoln, one of America’s greatest presidents and thinkers.