Abraham Lincoln Quotes (465 quotes)
“In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be, wrong. God can not be for and against the same thing at the same time.”
Meditation on the Divine Will, ca. 2 September 1862
“What is conservatism? It is not adherence to the old and tried, but against the new and untried?”
Speech at New Haven, Connecticut, March 6 1860
The Magazine of history, with notes and queries: Extra number (1924 edition)
“I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.”
Wit and wisdom of Abraham Lincoln (1999 edition), Gramercy
“I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.”
Abraham Lincoln, Wisdom and Wit (1998 edition), Peter Pauper Press, Inc. - ISBN: 9780880880664
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAbraham Lincoln
Born: February 12, 1809
Died: April 15, 1865 (aged 56)
Bio: Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.