1809-1865, Sixteenth President of the USA
''A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gal.'' So with men. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey which catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the highroad to his reason.
Abraham Lincoln – [Friends and Friendship]

A Government of the people, by the people and for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
Abraham Lincoln – [Government]

A house divided against itself cannot stand — I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free.
Abraham Lincoln – [Unity]

A jury too often has at least one member more ready to hang the panel than to hang the traitor.
Abraham Lincoln – [Law and Lawyers]

A person will be just about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Abraham Lincoln – [Happiness]

A universal feeling, whether well or ill founded, cannot be safely disregarded.
Abraham Lincoln – [Public]

A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
Abraham Lincoln – [Fear]

All I am, or can be, I owe to my angel mother.
Abraham Lincoln – [Family]

All that I am or hope to be I owe to my angel mother. I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
Abraham Lincoln – [Prayer]

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
Abraham Lincoln – [Resolution]

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
Abraham Lincoln – [Friends and Friendship]

Among free men there can be no successful appeal from the ballot to the bullet.
Abraham Lincoln – [Voting]

And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Abraham Lincoln – [Life and Living]

As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
Abraham Lincoln – [Democracy]

As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Abraham Lincoln – [Action]

Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
Abraham Lincoln – [Popularity]

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Abraham Lincoln – [Control]

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.
Abraham Lincoln – [Fools and Foolishness]

Beware of rashness, but with energy, and sleepless vigilance, go forward and give us victories.
Abraham Lincoln – [Victory]

But in a larger sense we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it far above our poor power to add or detract.
Abraham Lincoln – [Soldier]

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