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Abraham Lincoln

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You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.


— Abraham Lincoln


#growing #how #matter #own #tall

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.


— Abraham Lincoln


#i do #man #much #than #think

I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.


— Abraham Lincoln


#bullying #character #moral-courage #courage

If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.


— Abraham Lincoln


#coffee #me #please #some #tea

You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.


— Abraham Lincoln


#honesty #integrity #lying #trust #integrity

I care not for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.


— Abraham Lincoln


#charity #dogs #generosity #hypocrisy #pets

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.


— Abraham Lincoln


#ago #brought #conceived #continent #created

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.


— Abraham Lincoln


#chop #down #first #four #give

The better part of one's life consists of his friendships.


— Abraham Lincoln


#friendship

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.


— Abraham Lincoln


#democracy #elections #voting #democracy






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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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