Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
More Quotes from Abraham Lincoln:Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
It is the eternal struggle between these two principles -- right and wrong. They are the two principles that have stood face to face from the beginning of time and will ever continue to struggle. It is the same spirit that says, ''You work and toil and earn bread, and I'll eat it.''
Few can be induced to labor exclusively for posterity and none will do it enthusiastically. Posterity has done nothing for us and theorize on it as we may, practically we shall do very little for it. . .
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
The Government should create, issue, and circulate all the currency and credits needed to satisfy the spending power of the Government and the buying power of the consumers. By the adoption of these principles, the taxpayers will be saves immense sums of interest. The privilege of creating and issuing money is not only the supreme prerogative of government, but it is the government's greatest creative opportunity.
Republicans are for both the man and the dollar, but in case of conflict the man before the dollar.
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