"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Abraham Lincoln on Confucius
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Abraham Lincoln on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Abraham Lincoln on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Abraham Lincoln on Thomas Jefferson
"The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice."Abraham Lincoln on Mark Twain
"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."