...and that this country shall have a new birth of freedom, and that this government, of the people, for the people, by the people, shall not perish from the Earth. Gettysburg Address

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...Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.

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All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.

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All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.

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Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.

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Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?

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As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.

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Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.

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Both read the same Bible, and pray to the same God; and each invokes his aid against the other.... The prayers of both could not be answered--that of neither has been answered fully.

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Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it the tree is the real thing.

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