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Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
I do not believe the Union will disolve, I believe it will become all one thing, or all the other.
People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like.
Quarrel not at all. No man resolved to make the most of himself can spare time for personal contention.
With malice toward none, with charity for all, ...let us strive on to finish the work we are in, ...to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.