We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
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.
No man is poor who has a Godly mother.
If people see the Capitol going on, it is a sign we intend the Union shall go on.
A capacity, and taste, for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others.
Elections belong to the people. It's their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.
Republicans are for both the man and the dollar, but in case of conflict the man before the dollar.
The legitimate object of government is to do for a community of people whatever they need to have done, but can not do at all, or can not so well do, for themselves – in their separate, and individual capacities.
Everybody likes compliment.