Lincoln Gets 2 New Clips: You Are More Reptile Than Man

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Looper) and Tommy Lee Jones (No Country for Old Men) are the stars of two new clips from the upcoming biopic Lincoln:

Daniel Day-Lewis stars as Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's story of the last few months of the president's life. The film focuses on the passing of the 13th Amendment and the end of the Civil War.

Sally Field plays Mary Todd Lincoln, with Gordon-Levitt as their son Robert and Jones as Thaddeus Stevens. David Strathairn, James Spader, Hal Holbrook, Jackie Earle Haley, David Oyelowo, and Tim Blake Nelson also star.

Lincoln will hit theaters in limited release November 9, going wide November 16.

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Lincoln Quotes

Abraham Lincoln: Abolishing slavery by constitutional provisions settles the fate for all coming time. Not only of the millions now in bondage, but of unborn millions to come. Two votes stand in its way. These votes must be procured.
William Seward: We need two yeses. Three abstentions. Four yeses and one more abstention and the amendment will pass.
Abraham Lincoln: You've got a night and a day and a night; several perfectly good hours! Now get the hell out of here and get them!
James Ashley: Yes. But how?
Abraham Lincoln: Buzzard's guts, man! I am the President of the United States of America! Clothed in immense power! You will procure me these votes.

Fondly do we hope, fervently do we pray, that this mighty scourge of war may speedily pass away. Yet, if God wills that it continue until all the wealth piled by the bondsman's two hundred and fifty years of unrequited toil shall be sunk, and until every drop of blood drawn with the lash shall be paid by another drawn with the sword, as was said three thousand years ago, so still it must be said "the judgments of the Lord are true and righteous altogether." With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations.

Abraham Lincoln

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