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    The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature. Abraham Lincoln

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    In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war. The government will not assail you.... You have no oath registered in Heaven to destroy the government, while I shall have the most solemn one to preserve, protect and defend it. Abraham Lincoln

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    Plainly, the central idea of secession, is the essence of anarchy. Abraham Lincoln

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    Both read the same Bible and pray to the same God, and each invokes His aid against the other. Abraham Lincoln

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    Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. Abraham Lincoln

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    I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the states where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so Abraham Lincoln

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    All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind. Abraham Lincoln

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    Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other. Abraham Lincoln

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    America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. Abraham Lincoln

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    If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. You may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all the time; but you can't fool all of the people all of the time. Abraham Lincoln

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    You can fool some of the people all the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time. Abraham Lincoln

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    As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Abraham Lincoln

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    No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent. Abraham Lincoln

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    Determine that the thing can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way. Abraham Lincoln

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    How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg. Abraham Lincoln

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    I dream of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth. Abraham Lincoln

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    The sense of obligation to continue is present in all of us. A duty to strive is the duty of us all. I felt a call to that duty. Abraham Lincoln

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    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 important subject which we as a people may be engaged in. That everyone may receive at least a moderate education appears to be an objective of vital importance. Abraham Lincoln

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    If elected I shall be thankful; if not, it will be all the same. Abraham Lincoln

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    The best way to destroy your enemy is to make him your friend. Abraham Lincoln

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    People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like. Abraham Lincoln

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    When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees. Abraham Lincoln

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    I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day. Abraham Lincoln

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    We know nothing of what will happen in future, but by the analogy of experience. Abraham Lincoln

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    Every man over forty is responsible for his face. Abraham Lincoln

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