Home Bemorecreative

Creative Quotations from . . .
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.
         
   
F
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.

R
A farce or comedy is best played; a tragedy is best read at home.
A
Why should there not be a patient confidence in the ultimate justice of the people? Is there any better or equal hope in the world?
N
If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide.
K
In this and like communities, public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed.
 
Be More Creative

Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Address at Gettysburg, Nov. 19, 1863 [See also government.]
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: 'First Inaugural Address', 1861 [See under government for ``government of the people.'']
N: "The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions," speech, 27 Jan. 1837, Springfield, Ill.
K:
   


copyright 1996-2014 by Baertracks at bemorecreative.com