You may fool all the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all the time; but you cannot fool all the people all the time.

Has been attributed to Abraham Lincoln, and less often, P. T. Barnum.
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We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave, to every living heart and hearth-stone, allover this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.

First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1861

The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he makes so many of them.

attributed; James Morgan Our Presidents (1928)

I don’t know who my grandfather was. I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.

As quoted in The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln (1896) by Ida Tarbell
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I would consent to any great evil, to avoid a greater one.

Speech on the Kansas-Nebraska Act, Peoria, Illinois, 16 October 1854

When I do good I feel good, when I do bad I feel bad, and that’s my religion.

Quoted in Herndon's Lincoln (1890)
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