"I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Abraham Lincoln on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Abraham Lincoln on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Abraham Lincoln on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Abraham Lincoln on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Abraham Lincoln on Joseph Stalin
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."
"I do the very best I know how - the very best I can and I mean to keep on doing so until the end."
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."
"The things I want to know are in books my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read."
"My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth."