All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
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Neither let us be slandered from our duty by false accusations against us, nor frightened from it by menaces of destruction ... nor of dungeons to ourselves. Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.
If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog? Five? No, calling a tail a leg don't make it a leg.
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.
Let the people on both sides keep their self-possession, and just as other clouds have cleared away in due time, so will this, and this great nation shall continue to prosper as before.
Nobody has ever expected me to be president. In my poor, lean lank face nobody has ever seen that any cabbages were sprouting.
If you ask me to cut down a tree I'll spend the first four hours sharpening the axe.
Get books, sit yourself down anywhere, and go to reading them yourself.
I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
What is conservatism? Is it not the adherence to the old and tried against the new and untried?
Lincoln on Grant: "He makes things get. Wherever he is, he makes things move.