"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

9 Famous Quotes from Abraham Lincoln

"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

Nancy Hanks Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's mother. - original pinner is a descendant of one of her brothers.

Nancy Hanks Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln's mother. - original pinner is a descendant of one of her brothers.

Abraham Lincoln's childhood home (Lincoln log cabin in Lincoln Museum) on display at the 1904 World's Fair.

Abraham Lincoln's childhood home (Lincoln log cabin in Lincoln Museum) on display at the 1904 World's Fair.

Before and after the war: The dramatic aging of Abraham Lincoln. Look how much he changed in just 7 years!

Before and after the war: The dramatic aging of Abraham Lincoln

Before and after the war: The dramatic aging of Abraham Lincoln. Look how much he changed in just 7 years!

Rare Tintype of Abraham Lincoln photographed on July 1858 in the Studio of J.C.F. Polycarpus Von Schneidau, Chicago, Illinois. Fantastic early photograph of Lincoln in this format/process.  *s*

Rare Tintype of Abraham Lincoln photographed on July 1858 in the Studio of J.C.F. Polycarpus Von Schneidau, Chicago, Illinois. Fantastic early photograph of Lincoln in this format/process. *s*

Nancy Hanks Lincoln, Abraham's mom. I do see the resemblance, but she's quite pretty!  Who knew?

Nancy Hanks Lincoln, Abraham's mom. I do see the resemblance, but she's quite pretty! Who knew?

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