"In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free - honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Abraham Lincoln on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Abraham Lincoln on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Abraham Lincoln on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Abraham Lincoln on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Abraham Lincoln on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."