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March 22, 2018
To please everybody is impossible were I to undertake it, I should probably please nobody. George Washington
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And that this country shall have a new birth of freedom, and that this government, of the people, for the people, by the people, shall ...
Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes his aid against the other.... The prayers of both could not be ...
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it the tree is the real thing.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Corporations have been enthroned.... An era of corruption in high places will follow and the money power will endeavor to prolong its ...
Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of ...
Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?
Force is all - Conquering, but its victories are short - Lived.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the ...
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth upon this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the ...
He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas of any man I ever met.
He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help.
Hypocrite The man who murdered his parents, and then pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to ...
I am for those means which will give the greatest good to the greatest number.
I am not concerned that you have fallen; I am concerned that you arise.
I believe it is an established maxim in morals that he who makes an assertion without knowing whether it is true or false is guilty of ...
I believe, if we take habitual drunkards as a class, their heads and their hearts will bear an advantageous comparison with those of any ...
I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end, when I come to lay down the reins of power, I have lost ...
I do not believe the Union will disolve, I believe it will become all one thing, or all the other.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom, and that of all ...
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.
I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country.... Corporations ...
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
I will study and get ready, and perhaps my chance will come.
If destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of free men we must live through all time, or die by ...
If I only had an hour to chop down a tree, I would spend the first 45 minutes sharpening my axe.
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.
If I were two - Faced, would I be wearing this one.
If I were two - Faced, would I be wearing this one?
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
If this is coffee, please bring me some tea but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
If you look for the bad in people, you will surely find it.
If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.
In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all... Perfect relief is not possible, except with time. You cannot now realize that you will ...
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels he is worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.
It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.
It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and ...
It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
Let me not be understood as saying that there are no bad laws, nor that grievances may not arise for the redress of which no legal ...
Lets have faith that right makes might and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.
Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
My father taught me to work he did not teach me to love it.
My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.
Neither Heaven nor Hell. It is simply Purgatory.
No man resolved to make the most of himself has time to waste on personal contention.
No matter how much cats fight there always seem to be plenty of Kittens.
No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
No matter how much the cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
People are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like.
Quarrel not at all. No man resolved to make the most of himself can spare time for personal contention.
Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
The Lord prefers common - Looking people. That is why he makes so many of them.
The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
The provision of the Constitution giving the war - Making power to Congress was dictated, as I understand it, by the following reasons. ...
The worst thing you can do for those you love is the things they could and should do themselves.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, ...
Those who would deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, cannot long retain it.
To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most ...
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 ...
We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory, ...
What is conservativism? Is it not the aherence to the old and tried against the new and untried?
Whatever you are, be a good one.
When I do good, I feel good when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that is my religion.
When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
With malice toward none, with charity for all, ... let us strive on to finish the work we are in, ... to do all which may achieve and ...
With the catching end the pleasures of the chase.
With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.
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 ...
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
You may deceive all the people part of the time, and part of the people all the time, but not all the people all the time.
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