[seeing Lincoln begin to address the room as news comes in from Wilmington] You're going to tell one of your stories! I can't stand to hear another one of your stories!

Edwin Stanton

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

Trust? Gentlemen, you seem to have forgotten that our chosen career is politics.

Thaddeus Stevens

[responding to a knock at the door] It opens!

Thaddeus Stevens
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I am the president of the United States of America, clothed in immense power! You will procure me those votes!

Abraham Lincoln

[on General Grant] My trust in him is marrow deep.

Abraham Lincoln

No one is loved as much as you by the people. Don't waste that power.

Mary Todd Lincoln

I could write shorter sermons but when I get started I'm too lazy to stop.

Abraham Lincoln

Shall we stop this bleeding?

Abraham Lincoln

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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

It's time for me to go. But I would rather stay.

Abraham Lincoln

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