As an individual who undertakes to live by borrowing, soon finds his original means devoured by interest, and next no one left to borrow from so must it be with a government.
More Quotes from Abraham Lincoln:If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. You may fool all of the people some of the time you can even fool some of the people all the time but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.
President Lincoln was once criticized for his attitude toward his enemies. 'Why do you try to make friends of them' asked an associate. 'You should try to destroy them.' 'Am I not destroying my enemies,' Lincoln gently replied, 'when I make them my friends'
This is a world of compensation and he who would be no slave must consent to have no slave. Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves and, under a just God, can not long retain it.
The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
Here's Abraham Lincoln's incredible journey to become the sixteenth president of the United States of America 1809 Born February 12 in a log cabin in the backwoods of Hardin County (now Larue County), Kentucky 1816 He worked to support his family aft.
Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
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