Authors that match 'lincoln'.

Lincoln Chafee American Politician (1953-)
Lincoln Davis American Politician (1943-)
Lincoln Diaz-Balart (1954-)
Lincoln Ellsworth American Explorer (1880-1951)
Lincoln Kirstein American Dancer (1906-1996)
Abbey Lincoln American Musician (-)
Abraham Lincoln American President (-)
Benjamin Lincoln American Soldier (-)
Blanche Lincoln American Politician (-)
Joseph C. Lincoln (-)
Mary Todd Lincoln American First Lady (-)
George Lincoln Rockwell American Activist (1918-1967)
Julian Lincoln Simon American Educator (1932-1998)
Lincoln Steffens American Journalist (1866-1936)

Quotations that match 'lincoln'.

Before you give up hope, turn back and read the attacks that were made on Lincoln. Bruce Barton
[ Attacks Back Before Give Hope Lincoln Made Read Turn Up Were]
I teethed on books of heroes such as Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln and King David. Luke Ford
[ Abraham Books Churchill David Heroes King Lincoln Such Winston]
If you think Abraham Lincoln became famous for inventing the town car, it is time to spend a few hours on history. Bo Bennett
[ Abraham Became Car Famous Few History Hours Inventing Lincoln Spend Think Time Town]
Sexy ain't guys like Churchill and Lincoln. Neil Cavuto
[ Churchill Guys Lincoln Sexy]
The secession of the Southern States, individually or in the aggregate, was the certain consequence of Mr. Lincoln's election. Belle Boyd
[ Aggregate Certain Consequence Election Individually Lincoln Mr Secession Southern States]
Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves, Robert Lincoln bought a nice ski lodge. Sarah Vowell
[ Abraham Bought Freed Lincoln Lodge Nice Robert Ski Slaves]
The name of Abraham Lincoln is imperishable. Matthew Simpson
[ Abraham Imperishable Lincoln Name]
It turned out in the long run that Lincoln's credit and the popular confidence that supported it were as valuable both to his creditors and himself as if the sums which stood over his signature had been gold coin in a solvent bank. John George Nicolay
[ Bank Been Both Coin Confidence Credit Creditors Gold Had Himself His Lincoln Long Out Over Popular Run Signature Solvent Stood Sums Supported Turned Valuable Were Which]
But having said all of that, that still doesn't account for a lot of the increase in popularity which stems, I think, from Lincoln's personal characteristics. David Herbert Donald
[ Account Characteristics Having Increase Lincoln Lot Personal Popularity Said Stems Still Think Which]
I have always compared our traditions of liberty, like those of Abraham Lincoln and Ho Chi Minh. Hanoi Hannah
[ Abraham Always Chi Compared Ho Liberty Lincoln Minh Our Those Traditions]
If you're going to be born ugly and be an actor - the least they can do is let you play Lincoln. Sam Waterston
[ Actor Born Going Least Lincoln Play Ugly]
The age of Lincoln and Jefferson memorials is over. It will be presidential libraries from now on. Ada Louise Huxtable
[ Age Jefferson Libraries Lincoln Memorials Now Over Presidential Will]
For example, a man who might not have enormous charisma, who could be president 40 years ago, and who was a deserving president, I don't know that George Washington would be a president today, I don't know that Abe Lincoln would, I don't know that Roosevelt would. Sydney Pollack
[ Abe Ago Charisma Could Deserving Enormous Example George Know Lincoln Man Might President Roosevelt Today Washington Would Years]
Lincoln did more than any other man to put the stamp of righteousness, to put the stamp of compassion, on the name of America. Henry Cabot Lodge
[ America Any Compassion Did Lincoln Man More Name Other Put Righteousness Stamp Than]
I read a funny story about how the Republicans freed the slaves. The Republicans are the ones who created slavery by law in the 1600's. Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves and he was not a Republican. Marion Berry
[ Abraham Created Freed Funny How Law Lincoln Ones Read Republican Republicans Slavery Slaves Story]
Lincoln's stature and strength, his intelligence and ambition - in short, all the elements which gave him popularity among men in New Salem, rendered him equally attractive to the fair sex of that village. John George Nicolay
[ Ambition Among Attractive Elements Equally Fair Gave Him His Intelligence Lincoln Men New Popularity Rendered Sex Short Stature Strength Village Which]
My personal assessment is that Dr. King is the greatest American we have ever produced. I can argue for Lincoln, I can argue for FDR, but for my money, King is the greatest American we have ever produced. His only weapon was love. He transforms a nation, transforms the world with one weapon and that of course being again the weapon of love. So that for me, King is the quintessential example of everything that I could ever want to be in my lifetime. Tavis Smiley
[ Again American Argue Assessment Being Could Course Dr Ever Everything Example Greatest His King Lifetime Lincoln Love Money Nation Only Personal Produced Transforms Want Weapon World]
Lincoln said that the Patent Office adds the flame of interest to the light of creativity. And that is why we need to improve the effectiveness of our Patent Office. Jay Inslee
[ Adds Creativity Effectiveness Flame Improve Interest Light Lincoln Need Office Our Patent Said Why]
Abraham Lincoln because he was a man filled with great compassion who believed that all men are created free and equal, and was not afraid to stand on that platform. The way Lincoln lived his life has served me well in mine. Sidney Sheldon
[ Abraham Afraid Because Believed Compassion Created Equal Filled Free Great His Life Lincoln Lived Man Men Mine Platform Served Stand Way Well]
You cannot be President of the United States if you don't have faith. Remember Lincoln, going to his knees in times of trial in the Civil War and all that stuff. George H. W. Bush
[ Cannot Civil Faith Going His Knees Lincoln President Remember States Stuff Times Trial United War]
I seem to have no problem revealing my crush on the man who murdered Lincoln. Sarah Vowell
[ Crush Lincoln Man Murdered Problem Revealing Seem]
The Lincoln Memorial is related to the toga and the civilization that wore it. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Civilization Lincoln Memorial Related Wore]
If it wasn't for Abe Lincoln, I'd still be on the open market. Dick Gregory
[ Abe Lincoln Market Open Still]
You have to face the fact that I have no reputation as a composer; I have my reputation as a songwriter and a performer-and that opportunity came this summer, when I was invited to perform at the Lincoln Centre festival in New York... three nights. Elvis Costello
[ Came Centre Composer Face Fact Festival Invited Lincoln New Nights Opportunity Perform Reputation Songwriter Summer Three York]
My feeling about him is that the America that we have today, the freedoms we enjoy and the privileges we have, are really the reflection of Abe Lincoln's convictions, his vision, and his toughness. Gregory Peck
[ Abe America Convictions Enjoy Feeling Freedoms Him His Lincoln Privileges Really Reflection Today Toughness Vision]
If there is not the war, you don't get the great general; if there is not a great occasion, you don't get a great statesman; if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name. Theodore Roosevelt
[ General Get Great Had His Known Lincoln Lived Name Occasion Peace Statesman Time War Would]
If only Al Sharpton were around, Lincoln would have known he was a victim of racism. Ann Coulter
[ Al Around Known Lincoln Only Racism Sharpton Victim Were Would]
If Lincoln were alive today, he'd be turning over in his grave. Gerald R. Ford
[ Alive Grave His Lincoln Over Today Turning Were]
In my opinion, assassination theories will continue to revolve around these assassinations as they have around several other significant assassinations in American history. The assassination of President Lincoln comes to mind. Louis Stokes
[ American Around Assassination Assassinations Comes Continue History Lincoln Mind Opinion Other President Revolve Several Significant Theories These Will]
In Lincoln's day a President's religion was a very private affair. There were no public prayer meetings, no attempts to woo the Religious Right. Few of Lincoln's countrymen knew anything at all of his religious beliefs. David Herbert Donald
[ Affair Anything Attempts Beliefs Countrymen Day Few His Knew Lincoln Meetings Prayer President Private Public Religion Religious Right Very Were Woo]
I had not got over the prejudice against Lincoln with which my personal contact with him in 1858 imbued me. Henry Villard
[ Against Contact Got Had Him Imbued Lincoln Over Personal Prejudice Which]
There was nothing in all Douglas's powerful effort that appealed to the higher instincts of human nature, while Lincoln always touched sympathetic cords. Lincoln's speech excited and sustained the enthusiasm of his audience to the end. Henry Villard
[ Always Appealed Audience Cords Douglas Effort End Enthusiasm Excited Higher His Human Instincts Lincoln Nature Nothing Powerful Speech Sustained Sympathetic Touched While]
The party of Lincoln should be reaching out to blacks, Hispanics gays and so forth and so on. Michael Huffington
[ Blacks Forth Gays Hispanics Lincoln Out Party Reaching Should]
The Emancipation Proclamation, signed by President Abraham Lincoln, was put into effect on January 1, 1863, but news of the Proclamation and enforcement did not reach Texas until after the end of the Civil War almost two years later. Corrine Brown
[ Abraham After Almost Civil Did Effect Emancipation End Enforcement Into January Later Lincoln News President Proclamation Put Reach Signed Texas Two Until War Years]
Lincoln's removal from New Salem to Springfield and his entrance into a law partnership with Major John T. Stuart begin a distinctively new period in his career. John George Nicolay
[ Begin Career Distinctively Entrance His Into John Law Lincoln Major New Partnership Period Removal Springfield Stuart]
The death of Mrs. Lincoln was a serious loss to her husband and children. Abraham's sister Sarah was only eleven years old, and the tasks and cares of the little household were altogether too heavy for her years and experience. John George Nicolay
[ Abraham Altogether Cares Children Death Eleven Experience Heavy Her Household Husband Lincoln Little Loss Mrs Old Only Sarah Serious Sister Tasks Too Were Years]
I was born on the day Lincoln was shot and the Titanic sank. Pete Rose
[ Born Day Lincoln Sank Shot Titanic]
Like Lincoln, I would like to believe the ballot is stronger than the bullet. Then again, he said that before he got shot. Sarah Vowell
[ Again Ballot Before Believe Bullet Got Lincoln Said Shot Stronger Than Then Would]
That settled Abraham Lincoln with me. I was thoroughly satisfied that no such man ought to be President; but I could not yet conceive it possible that such a monster would be the choice of a majority of the people for President. John Sergeant Wise
[ Abraham Choice Conceive Could Lincoln Majority Man Monster Ought Possible President Satisfied Settled Such Thoroughly Would Yet]
Secretary of War Stanton used to get out of patience with Lincoln because he was all the time pardoning men who ought to be shot. Elihu Root
[ Because Get Lincoln Men Ought Out Pardoning Patience Secretary Shot Stanton Time Used War]
I had moved out of the Edison Hotel because I couldn't pay the bill and was living at the Lincoln Hotel, where I couldn't pay the bill either, but it was cheaper. Allan Sherman
[ Because Bill Cheaper Edison Either Had Hotel Lincoln Living Moved Out Pay Where]
And, finally, Lincoln was not a good impromptu speaker; he was at his best when he could read from a carefully prepared manuscript. Though maybe a teleprompter could have helped that! David Herbert Donald
[ Best Carefully Could Finally Good Helped His Impromptu Lincoln Manuscript Maybe Prepared Read Speaker Though]
Well, it seems to me Lincoln, I suppose, is kind of a model of a particular sort of presidency, a presidency that first of all is elected by a minority of the votes. David Herbert Donald
[ Elected First Kind Lincoln Minority Model Particular Presidency Seems Sort Suppose Votes Well]
Honda opened its first assembly line in Lincoln in November 2001. Mike Rogers
[ Assembly First Honda Lincoln Line November Opened]
Lincoln had no such person that he could talk with. Often, as a result, he debated with himself, and he would draw up a kind of list of the pros and cons of an argument, and carefully figure them out, and he might test them in public. David Herbert Donald
[ Argument Carefully Cons Could Debated Draw Figure Had Himself Kind Lincoln List Might Often Out Person Pros Public Result Such Talk Test Them Up Would]
Nobody understood better than Mr. Lincoln the obvious truth that in politics it does not suffice merely to nominate candidates. Something must also be done to elect them. John George Nicolay
[ Also Better Candidates Does Done Elect Lincoln Merely Mr Must Nobody Nominate Obvious Politics Something Suffice Than Them Truth Understood]
When I was a child I had a crush on Abraham Lincoln. Why I would choose to reveal this, I know not. Julia Roberts
[ Abraham Child Choose Crush Had Know Lincoln Reveal Why Would]
I do believe there are leaders who are like lightning and they come along and they lead. The Lincolns of the world, the Alexander the Greats, they do exist. They have existed. Oliver Stone
[ Alexander Along Believe Come Exist Existed Greats Lead Leaders Lightning World]
It is therefore not to be wondered at that Lincoln's single term in the House of Representatives at Washington added practically nothing to his reputation. John George Nicolay
[ Added His House Lincoln Nothing Practically Representatives Reputation Single Term Therefore Washington Wondered]
But I have tried to go over it very carefully, not merely what the evidence is, but with psychoanalysts and psychologists, and I think we're just about all agreed that Lincoln and Speed did not have a homosexual relationship. David Herbert Donald
[ Agreed Carefully Did Evidence Go Homosexual Just Lincoln Merely Over Psychoanalysts Psychologists Relationship Speed Think Tried Very]
While Lincoln thus became a lawyer, he did not cease to remain a politician. John George Nicolay
[ Became Cease Did Lawyer Lincoln Politician Remain Thus While]
I am a Republican. I'm loyal to the party of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. And I believe that my party, in some ways, has strayed from those principles, particularly on the issue of fiscal discipline. John McCain
[ Abraham Am Believe Discipline Fiscal Issue Lincoln Loyal Particularly Party Principles Republican Roosevelt Some Strayed Theodore Those Ways]
What I thought we ought to try to do in a book like this is to focus closely on Lincoln, himself, to see what he knew, how he knew it, how he came to make the decisions that he did, and how he implemented them. David Herbert Donald
[ Book Came Closely Decisions Did Focus Himself How Implemented Knew Lincoln Make Ought See Them Thought Try]
I am a Ford, not a Lincoln. Gerald R. Ford
[ Am Ford Lincoln]
Some folks think I painted Lincoln from life, but I haven't been around that long. Not quite. Norman Rockwell
[ Around Been Folks Haven Life Lincoln Long Painted Quite Some Think]
Lincoln was the greatest speaker and he was ridiculed for how he looked, you know? Kevin Costner
[ Greatest How Know Lincoln Looked Ridiculed Speaker]
The big biography of Lincoln necessarily had to do so much with his political career, his ambitions, his accomplishments in public, with less time to spend on his private life, his inner life, and I thought this might be a way of getting at that. David Herbert Donald
[ Accomplishments Ambitions Big Biography Career Getting Had His Inner Less Life Lincoln Might Much Necessarily Political Private Public Spend Thought Time Way]
In high school, I discovered myself. I was interested in race relations and the legal profession. I read about Lincoln and that he believed the law to be the most difficult of professions. Constance Baker Motley
[ Believed Difficult Discovered High Interested Law Legal Lincoln Most Myself Profession Professions Race Read Relations School]
The more I have studied Lincoln, the more I have followed his thought processes, the more I am convinced that he understood leadership better than any other American president. David Herbert Donald
[ Am American Any Better Convinced Followed His Leadership Lincoln More Other President Processes Studied Than Thought Understood]
Mr. Lincoln's elevation shows that in America every station in life may be honorable; that there is no barrier against the humblest; but that merit, wherever it exists, has the opportunity to be known. Matthew Simpson
[ Against America Barrier Elevation Every Exists Honorable Humblest Known Life Lincoln May Merit Mr Opportunity Shows Station Wherever]
I received orders from Congress to proceed to Charleston in South Carolina, for the purpose of Co'operating with General Lincoln in the defense of that Capitol. Abraham Whipple
[ Capitol Carolina Charleston Co Congress Defense General Lincoln Operating Orders Proceed Purpose Received South]
I therefore shared fully the intense chagrin of the New York and other State delegations when, on the third ballot, Abraham Lincoln received a larger vote than Seward. Henry Villard
[ Abraham Ballot Chagrin Fully Intense Larger Lincoln New Other Received Seward Shared State Than Therefore Third Vote York]
I cannot swallow whole the view of Lincoln as the Great Emancipator. Barack Obama
[ Cannot Great Lincoln Swallow View Whole]
Apart from that Mrs Lincoln, how did you enjoy the play? Tom Lehrer
[ Apart Did Enjoy How Lincoln Mrs Play]
No man made great by death offers more hope to lowly pride than does Abraham Lincoln; for while living he was himself so simple as often to be dubbed a fool. Thomas V. Smith
[ Abraham Death Does Dubbed Fool Great Himself Hope Lincoln Living Lowly Made Man More Offers Often Pride Simple Than While]
Ohio claims they are due a president as they haven't had one since Taft. Look at the United States, they have not had one since Lincoln. Will Rogers Government
[ Claims Due Had Haven Lincoln Look Ohio President Since States United]
I'm not sure Lincoln would fare well if he were a presidential candidate today. David Herbert Donald
[ Candidate Fare Lincoln Presidential Sure Today Well Were Would]
Although a madman, Norton wrote letters to Abraham Lincoln and Queen Victoria which they took seriously. Kerry Thornley
[ Abraham Although Letters Lincoln Madman Norton Queen Seriously Took Victoria Which Wrote]
If an honest man is the noblest work of God, then Mr. Lincoln's title to high nobility is clear and unquestioned. Matthew Simpson
[ Clear God High Honest Lincoln Man Mr Nobility Noblest Then Title Unquestioned Work]
We forget that the most successful statesmen have been professionals. Lincoln was a professional politician. Felix Frankfurter
[ Been Forget Lincoln Most Politician Professional Professionals Statesmen Successful]
Jesus and Lincoln, Moses and Jefferson can seem so long gone, so unbelievable, so dead. Sarah Vowell
[ Dead Gone Jefferson Jesus Lincoln Long Moses Seem Unbelievable]
I discovered that Robert Todd Lincoln was there for each of the first three assassinations. I wanted to write about the Lincoln Memorial, so when I found out he had attended its dedication, that helped focus it further. Sarah Vowell
[ Assassinations Attended Dedication Discovered Each First Focus Found Further Had Helped Lincoln Memorial Out Robert Three Todd Wanted Write]
Lincoln emancipated nobody. The man freed not a single slave. L. Neil Smith
[ Freed Lincoln Man Nobody Single Slave]
In the fifties I had dreams about touching a naked woman and she would turn to bronze or the dream about hot dogs chasing donuts through the Lincoln Tunnel. Robert Klein
[ Bronze Chasing Dogs Donuts Dream Dreams Fifties Had Hot Lincoln Naked She Through Touching Tunnel Turn Woman Would]
If I have to be typecast, I'd like it to be as Abraham Lincoln. Sam Waterston
[ Abraham Lincoln Typecast]
There is no disputing that Lincoln was a great man. Judy Biggert
[ Disputing Great Lincoln Man]
This country owes them all a debt of gratitude. The down payment on that debt is making sure that we live up to Lincoln's charge: to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan. Dave Obey
[ Battle Borne Care Charge Country Debt Down Gratitude Him His Lincoln Live Making Orphan Owes Payment Shall Sure Them Up Widow]
The openness of rural Nebraska certainly influenced me. That openness, in a way, fosters the imagination. But growing up, Lincoln wasn't a small town. It was a college town. It had record stores and was a liberal place. Matthew Sweet
[ Certainly College Fosters Growing Had Imagination Influenced Liberal Lincoln Nebraska Openness Place Record Rural Small Stores Town Up Way]
At the beginning, Lincoln was so inexperienced he had reverence for military expertise, not realizing that there wasn't any military expertise, that the most anybody had commanded up to that point had been somebody, some troops in the Mexican War, and it had been years ago. David Herbert Donald
[ Ago Any Anybody Been Beginning Commanded Expertise Had Inexperienced Lincoln Mexican Military Most Point Realizing Reverence Some Somebody Troops Up War Years]
If the press really thinks Obama is Lincoln, they ought to treat him like they treated Bush, 'cause that's how they treated Lincoln. His critics compared Lincoln to an ape; they called him an illiterate baboon. Ann Coulter
[ Ape Bush Called Cause Compared Critics Him His How Illiterate Lincoln Obama Obama Ought Press Really Thinks Treat Treated]
I was able to sit at Lincoln's side and see how he thought and how he acted, and how he felt about what was going on around him. I felt the pressures that were on him. You can see what people were writing to him, how they were nudging him. David Herbert Donald
[ Able Acted Around Felt Going Him How Lincoln Pressures See Side Sit Thought Were Writing]
It is true that Mr. Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, after which there was a commitment to give 40 acres and a mule. That's where the argument, to this day, of reparations starts. We never got the 40 acres. We went all the way to Herbert Hoover, and we never got the 40 acres. We didn't get the mule. So we decided we'd ride this donkey as far as it would take us. Al Sharpton
[ Acres After Argument Commitment Day Decided Donkey Emancipation Far Get Give Got Herbert Hoover Lincoln Mr Mule Never Proclamation Reparations Ride Signed Starts Take True Us Way Went Where Which Would]
I think, with the gay liberation movement has had need for heroes and heroines, and it would be rather nice to have Abraham Lincoln as your poster boy, wouldn't it? David Herbert Donald
[ Abraham Boy Gay Had Heroes Heroines Liberation Lincoln Movement Need Nice Poster Rather Think Would Your]
In 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act, a bill opening one half million square miles of territory in the western United States for settlement. Peter Agre
[ Abraham Act Bill Half Homestead Lincoln Miles Million Opening Settlement Signed Square States Territory United Western]