He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help.

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Profession: President
Nationality: American


He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help. Abraham Lincoln

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I have great respect for the semicolon; it is a mighty handy little fellow.

Public opinion in this country is everything.

I should like to know if, taking this old Declaration of Independence, which declares that all men are equal upon principle, you begin making exceptions to it, where will you stop? If one man says it does not mean a Negro, why not another say it does not mean some other man?

Stand with anyone that is right; stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong.

As our case is new, we must think and act anew.

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.

Don't swap horses in crossing a stream.

I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.

Prohibition... goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes... A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded.

I am humble Abraham Lincoln. I have been solicited by my friends to become a candidate for the Legislature. My politics are short and sweet, like the old woman's dance.

People without any vices rarely have any virtues either.

Abraham Lincoln was asked by an aide about the church service he had attended. Lincoln responded that the minister was inspired, interesting, well-prepared, eloquent and the topic relevant. The aide said, Then it was a good service?

The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.

The people when rightly and fully trusted will return the trust.