16th president of US
1809 - 1865
It is said an eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him with the words, 'And this, too, shall pass away.' How much it expresses How chastening in the hour of pride How consoling in the depths of affliction
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.