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Abraham Lincoln: 15 favorite quotes on his birthday

We know from Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address" that he had a way with words. Lincoln surprised his audience at Gettysburg by speaking for just a few minutes, but he packed a lot of meaning into his short turns of phrase. Here are some great quotes from the 16th President of the United States, 203 years after his February 12th birthday.

- Daisy Alioto, Monitor contributor

1. By the people

“With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed.”


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