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With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed. Consequently he who moulds public sentiment, goes deeper than he who enacts statutes or pronounces decisions. He makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to be executed.  - Abraham Lincoln
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Abraham Lincoln
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Born: February 12, 1809

Died: April 15, 1865 (aged 56)

Nationality: American

Occupation: President

Bio: Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.

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