Sunday, May 31, 2015

Lincoln’s Wit/Wisdom 331

'How miserably things seem to be arranged in the world! If we have no friends we have no pleasure; and if we have them we are sure to lose them, and be doubly pained by the loss.'
- Abraham Lincoln

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lincoln’s Wit/Wisdom 330

'I am a patient man - always willing to forgive on the Christian terms of repentance; and also to give ample time for repentance. Still I must save this government if possible.'

- Abraham Lincoln

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Lincoln’s Wit/Wisdom 329

'I am a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down.'
- Abraham Lincoln

Monday, May 25, 2015

Lincoln’s Wit/Wisdom 328

‘I am charged with making too many mistakes on the side of mercy.’

- Abraham Lincoln

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Lincoln’s Wit/Wisdom 327

'I am exceedingly anxious that this Union, the Constitution, and the liberties of the people shall be perpetuated in accordance with the original idea for which that struggle [The Revolutionary War] was made, and I shall be most happy indeed if I shall be an humble instrument in the hands of the Almighty, and of this, his almost chosen people, for perpetuating the object of that great struggle.'

- Abraham Lincoln

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Lincoln’s Wit/Wisdom 326

'I am naturally antislavery. If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong. I cannot remember when I did not so think and feel. And yet I have never understood that the Presidency conferred upon me an unrestricted right to act officially upon this judgment and feeling.'

- Abraham Lincoln