Abraham Lincoln Quotes on Democracy:
We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.
No man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
The money power preys on the nation in times of peace, and conspires against it in times of adversity. It is more despotic than monarchy, more insolent than autocracy, more selfish than bureaucracy. It denounces, as public enemies, all who question its methods or throw light upon its crimes.
Money will cease to be master and become the servant of humanity. Democracy will rise superior to the money power.
When we were the political slaves of King George, and wanted to be free, we called the maxim that “all men are created equal” a self evident truth; but now when we have grown fat, and have lost all dread of being slaves ourselves, we have become so greedy to be masters that we call the same maxim “a self evident lie” The fourth of July has not quite dwindled away; it is still a great day-for burning fire-crackers!!!
Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.
Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision.
What I want is to get done what the people desire to have done, and the question for me is how to find that out exactly.
The Democracy of to-day hold the liberty of one man to be absolutely nothing, when in conflict with another mans right of property. Republicans, on the contrary, are for both the man and the dollar; but in cases of conflict, the man before the dollar.
"Democracy is Government of, by and for the people"
Abraham Linclon Quotes on Love & Sayings:
I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.
The best way to predict your future is to create it.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
All through life, be sure and put your feet in the right place, and then stand firm.
Perhaps a man’s character was like a tree, and his reputation like its shadow; the shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
The better part of one’s life consists of his friendships.
I do not like that man. I must get to know him better.
Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
When I do good I feel good, when I do bad I feel bad, and that’s my religion.
That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
Abraham Lincoln, a lawyer by profession, was the 16th president of the United States. He is considered among the greatest presidents of the USA.
Lincoln’s life is a perfect example of rags to riches. He was born into a humble family and had to face adversity for most of his life. He had to leave his home behind and move to a new place at the age of seven. He lost his mother at the age of nine, and his sister at the age of nineteen. Amidst all this, Lincoln, an avid reader by nature, kept educating himself. He taught himself the law and became a lawyer.
Lincoln’s presidency was arguably the hardest time in the history of the United States. He led the US during the trying time of the American Civil War. He managed to preserve the Union during the Civil War and brought about the emancipation of the slaves.
Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., is one of the most visited monuments in the nation’s capital. The Memorial was dedicated to the former president on May 30, 1922. Lincoln is one of the four US presidents whose statue appears on the famous Mount Rushmore.