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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
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.

R
Quarrel not at all. No man resolved to make the most of himself can spare time for personal contention. Still less can he afford to take all the consequences, including the vitiating of his temper and loss of self control.
A
That this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom; and that government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
N
An old Dutch farmer, who remarked to a companion once that it was not best to swap horses in mid-stream.
K
No law is stronger than is the public sentiment where it is to be enforced.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Upon the subject of education.
R: Letter, 26 Oct 1863.
A: The Gettysburg Address, 19 Nov. 1863
N: Speech, 9 June 1864
K: Letter, 12/22/1859 to John Crittenden
   


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