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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.
         
   
F
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.

R
The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
A
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
N
Important principles may and must be flexible.
K
If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, then ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Speech, 21 Mar 1864, in reply to committee from the New York Workingmen's Association.
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: Speech, 1865
N: Speech, 4/11/1865 from his last speech
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
   


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