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Abraham Lincoln
(1809-1865) born on
Feb 12
US president, lawyer. He was the 16th U.S. president during the Civil War; wrote "Emancipation Proclamation," and "Gettysburg Address," 1863.
         
   
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I am glad to know that there is a system of labor where the laborer can strike if he wants to! I wish to God that such a system prevailed all over the world.

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If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six sharpening my ax.
A
Whatever you are, be a good one.
N
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
K
. . . that government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: speech, March 5, 1860 [On the subject of strikes, another American president, Calvin Coolidge, was less enthusiastic: ``The
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N: speech, June 16, 1858 [For the Biblical allusion, see conflict.]
K: Speech, 19 Nov 1863, dedicating the national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettesburg
   


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