Abraham Lincoln Constitution Famous Quotes & Sayings

27 Abraham Lincoln Constitution Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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Slavery is wrong. If Slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and Constitutions against it, are themselves wrong, and should be silenced, and swept away.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: Slavery is wrong. If Slavery is right, all words, acts, laws, and Constitutions against it,
The Union, and the Constitution, are the picture of silver, subsequently framed around it. The picture was not made to conceal or destroy the apple, but to adorn and preserve it. The picture was made for the apple-not the apple for the picture.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: The Union, and the Constitution, are the picture of silver, subsequently framed around it. The
Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the
An inspection of the Constitution will show that the right of property in a slave in not "distinctly and expressly affirmed" in it.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: An inspection of the Constitution will show that the right of property in a slave
I therefore consider that in view of the Constitution and the laws, the Union is unbroken; and to the extent of my ability I shall take care, as the Constitution itself expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union be faithfully executed in all the States.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: I therefore consider that in view of the Constitution and the laws, the Union is
The Union is much older than the Constitution. It was formed in fact, by the Articles of Association in 1774. It was matured and continued by the Declaration of Independence in 1776.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: The Union is much older than the Constitution. It was formed in fact, by the
We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to
Next came the patent laws. These began in England in 1624, and in this country with the adoption of our Constitution. Before then any man [might] instantly use what another man had invented, so that the inventor had no special advantage from his own invention. The patent system changed this, secured to the inventor for a limited time exclusive use of his inventions, and thereby added the fuel of interest to the fire of genius in the discovery and production of new and useful things.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: Next came the patent laws. These began in England in 1624, and in this country
If the people of Utah shall peacefully form a State Constitution tolerating polygamy, will the Democracy admit them into the Union?Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: If the people of Utah shall peacefully form a State Constitution tolerating polygamy, will the
I am exceedingly anxious that this Union, the Constitution, and the liberties of the people shall be perpetuated in accordance with the original idea for which that struggle was made, and I shall be most happy indeed if I shall be an humble instrument in the hands of the Almighty, and of this, his almost chosen people, for perpetuating the object of that great struggle.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: I am exceedingly anxious that this Union, the Constitution, and the liberties of the people
I freely acknowledge myself the servant of the people, according to the bond of service - the United States Constitution; and that, as such, I am responsible to them.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: I freely acknowledge myself the servant of the people, according to the bond of service
Lincoln replied:"There is a difference between secession against the Constitution and in favor of the Constitution.Clint Johnson Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Clint Johnson: Lincoln replied:"There is a difference between secession against the Constitution and in favor of the
If any man at this day sincerely believes that a proper division of local from federal authority, or any part of the Constitution, forbids the Federal Government to control as to slavery in the federal territories, he is right to say so, and to enforce his position by all truthful evidence and fair argument which he can. But he has no right to mislead others, who have less access to history, and less leisure to study it, into the false belief that "our fathers who framed the Government under which we live" were of the same opinion - thus substituting falsehood and deception for truthful evidence and fair argument.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: If any man at this day sincerely believes that a proper division of local from
I would save the Union. I would save it the shortest way under the Constitution. The sooner the national authority can be restored; the nearer the Union will be 'the Union as it was'.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: I would save the Union. I would save it the shortest way under the Constitution.
The provision of the Constitution giving the war making power to Congress was dictated, as I understand it, by the following reasons: Kings had always been involving and impoverishing their people in wars, pretending generally, if not always, that the good of the people was the object. This our convention understood to be the most oppressive of all kingly oppressions, and they resolved to so frame the constitution that no man should hold the power of bringing this oppression upon us.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: The provision of the Constitution giving the war making power to Congress was dictated, as
Should my administration prove to be a very wicked one ... or a very foolish one, if you, the people, are true to yourselves and the Constitution, there is little harm I can do, thank God.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: Should my administration prove to be a very wicked one ... or a very foolish
Abraham Lincoln, said in 1838, when he and the United States were both very young, Reason - cold, calculating, unimpassioned reason - must furnish all materials for our future support and defence. Let those materials be moulded into general intelligence, sound morality, and in particular, a reverence for the Constitution and laws.Al Gore Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Al Gore: Abraham Lincoln, said in 1838, when he and the United States were both very young,
I never did ask more, nor ever was willing to accept less, than for all the States, and the people thereof, to take and hold their places, and their rights, in the Union, under the Constitution of the United States. For this alone have I felt authorized to struggle; and I seek neither more nor less now.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: I never did ask more, nor ever was willing to accept less, than for all
Let [the Constitution] be taught in schools, in seminaries, and in colleges, let it be written in primers, in spelling books and in almanacs, let it be preached from the pulpit, proclaimed in legislative halls, and enforced in courts of justice. And, in short, let it become the political religion of the nation.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: Let [the Constitution] be taught in schools, in seminaries, and in colleges, let it be
I found out that many subjects were taboo from the white man's point of view. Among the topics they did not like to discuss with Negros were the following: American white women; the Ku Klux Klan; France, and how Negro soldiers fared while there; French women; Jack Johnson; the entire northern part of the United States; the Civil War; Abraham Lincoln; U.S. Grant; General Sherman; Catholics; the Pope; Jews; the Republican Party; slavery; social equality; Communism; Socialism; the 13th and 14th Amendments to the Constitution; or any topic calling for positive knowledge or manly self-assertion on the Part of the Negro. The most accepted topics were sex and religion.Richard Wright Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Richard Wright: I found out that many subjects were taboo from the white man's point of view.
Our adversaries [ the Confederate States of America ] have adopted some declarations of independence in which, unlike the good old one penned by Jefferson, they omit the words "all men are created equal." Why? They have adopted a temporary national constitution, in the preamble of which, unlike our good old one, signed by Washington, they omit "We, the People," and substitute "We, the deputies of the sovereign and independent States." Why? Why this deliberate pressing out of view, the rights of men, and the authority of the people?Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: Our adversaries [ the Confederate States of America ] have adopted some declarations of independence
Study the Constitution. Let it be preached from the pulpit, proclaimed in legislatures, and enforced in courts of justice.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: Study the Constitution. Let it be preached from the pulpit, proclaimed in legislatures, and enforced
I hold, that in contemplation of universal law, and of the Constitution, the Union of these States is perpetual.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: I hold, that in contemplation of universal law, and of the Constitution, the Union of
Continue to execute all the express provisions of our national Constitution, and the Union will endure forever-it being impossible to destroy it, except by some action not provided for in the instrument itself.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: Continue to execute all the express provisions of our national Constitution, and the Union will
We seek not to overthrow the constitution, but to overthrow those who would prevert it.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: We seek not to overthrow the constitution, but to overthrow those who would prevert it.
I will, to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. It is not the Constitution as I would like to have it, but as it is, that is to be defended. The Constitution will not be preserved & defended until it is enforced & obeyed in every part of every one of the United States. It must be so respected, obeyed, enforced and defended, and let the grass grow where it may.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: I will, to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of
Without the Constitution and the Union, we could not have attained the result; but even these, are not the primary cause of our great prosperity. There is something back of these, entwining itself more closely about the human heart. That something, is the principle of "Liberty to all" the principle that clears the path for all-gives hope to all-and, by consequence, enterprize [sic], and industry to all.Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Constitution Sayings By Abraham Lincoln: Without the Constitution and the Union, we could not have attained the result; but even