Abraham Lincoln quotes
Quotes by and about Abraham Lincoln
(Continued from his main entry on the site.)
Lincoln: "He who would be no slave, must consent to have no slave."
Ulysses S. Grant: "Lincoln ... was willing to trust his generals in making and executing their plans."
Karl Marx: "[Lincoln] ... gives his most important actions the most commonplace form. ... Even when he is gripped by an idea, he talks [in dry phrases]."
Karl Marx: "[He behaves] as though apologizing for being compelled by circumstances 'to act the lion.'"