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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 reverence for the laws be breathed by every American mother to the lisping babe that prattles on her lap. Let it be taught in schools, in seminaries, and in colleges. Let it be written in primers, spelling books, and in almanacs.

R
With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.
A
Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith let us dare to do our duty as we understand it.
N
The severest justice may not always be the best policy.
K
Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Speech, 27 Jan 1837, to the Young Men's Lyceum of Springfield, Ill.
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, 2/21/1859
N: Speech, 7/17/1862
K: Letter to Secretary Scranton, 1864
   


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