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Abraham Lincoln

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He who molds the public sentiment... makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make.


— Abraham Lincoln


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Public opinion in this country is everything.


— Abraham Lincoln


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What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.


— Abraham Lincoln


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The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.


— Abraham Lincoln


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If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business.


— Abraham Lincoln


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Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible.


— Abraham Lincoln


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Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely be found than one who does this.


— Abraham Lincoln


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Some day I shall be President.


— Abraham Lincoln


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Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored.


— Abraham Lincoln


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I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known.


— Abraham Lincoln


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Twice a week Lincoln would meet with his cabinet in the afternoon and occasionally Mary Lincoln would force him to take a carriage ride because Abraham Lincoln was concerned he was working too hard. Lincoln authorized Grant to target the Confederate infrastructure—such as plantations railroads and bridges—hoping to destroy the South's morale and weaken its economic ability to continue fighting. Upon ratification it became the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution on December 6 1865.

presidents the others by scholars being George Washington and Franklin D. With almost no support in the South Lincoln swept the North and was elected president in 1860. "
When the North enthusiastically rallied behind the national flag after the Confederate attack on Fort Sumter on April 12 1861 Lincoln concentrated on the military and political dimensions of the war effort.

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