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Quotes of Note
A house divided against itself cannot stand. - Abraham Lincoln
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind. - Abraham Lincoln
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other. - Abraham Lincoln
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? - Abraham Lincoln
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. - A L
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. - Abraham Lincoln
As our case is new, we must think and act anew. - Abraham Lincoln
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm. - Abraham Lincoln
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them. - Abraham Lincoln
Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition. - Abraham Lincoln
God must love the common man, he made so many of them. - Abraham Lincoln
I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day. - Abraham Lincoln
I walk slowly, but I never walk backward. - Abraham Lincoln
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance. - Abraham Lincoln
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. - Abraham Lincoln
"These struggles have always boiled down to a contest between hope and fear." - Barack Obama
The pursuit of truth does not permit violence on one's opponent. - Mohandas Gandhi
We are giving assurance to the American families that help is on its way. -Edward Kennedy
The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die.-Edward Kennedy
The Constitution does not just protect those whose views we share; it also protects those with whose views we disagree.-Edward Kennedy
Integrity is the lifeblood of democracy. Deceit is a poison in its veins. - Edward Kennedy
A fundamental test of society is how it treats the least powerful --Senator Edward Kennedy
"A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. " John F. Kennedy
"What we have in the United States is not so much a health-care system as a disease-care system"- Ted Kennedy
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have" - Abraham Lincoln
"The cause of my life to guarantee every American quality health care as a fundamental RIGHT, not a privilege" - Ted Kennedy
"Opportunities multiply as they are seized." - Sun Tzu
"No more Mr Nice Guy. We need a fighter" - Bill Moyers
"Here in America you write your own destiny" - President Barack Obama (from speech to Kids 2009)
"All young people deserve a safe environment to study and learn" - President Barack Obama (from speech to Kids 2009)
"Being Successful is hard" - President Barack Obama (from speech to Kids 2009)
"You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you" - President Barack Obama (from speech to Kids 2009)
"You become good at things through hard work" - President Barack Obama (from speech to Kids 2009)
"You have got to practice" - President Barack Obama (from speech to Kids 2009)
"Don't ever give up on yourself!" - President Barack Obama (from speech to Kids 2009)
"Make us all proud" - President Barack Obama (from speech to Kids 2009)
"We did not come here just to clean up crisis, we came here to build the future" -President Barack Obama (from speech to Congress 2009)
"I am not the first president to take up the cause but I am determined to be the last" - President Obama (from spch to Congress 2009)
"The time for bickering is over, the time for games has passed. Now is the season for action" - President Obama (from spch to Congress 2009)
"The reforms I'm proposing will not apply to those who are here Illegally."-President Obama
"Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society." - John Adams
A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where 51% of the people may take away the rights of the other 49%. -Thomas Jefferson
"A well-instructed people alone can be permanently a free people." James Madison
"Our country may be likened to a new house. We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all - liberty!" - James Monroe
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." - John Quincy Adams
"Americans are not a perfect people, but we are called to a perfect mission." Andrew Jackson
"As to the presidency, the two happiest days of my life were those of my entrance upon the office and my surrender of it." - Martin Van Buren
"The only legitimate right to govern is an express grant of power from the governed." - William Henry Harrison
"Wealth can only be accumulated by the earnings of industry and the savings of frugality." - John Tyler
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both." - Dwight D. Eisenhower
It may be, it just may be, that life as we know it with its humanity is more unique than many have thought.- Lyndon B. Johnson
If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich. - John F. Kennedy
Let us move from the era of confrontation to the era of negotiation. - Richard M. Nixon
"Our great Republic is a government of laws and not of men. Here, the people rule." - Gerald R. Ford
The best way to enhance freedom in other lands is to demonstrate here that our democratic system is worthy of emulation. - Jimmy Carter
"I'm conservative, but I'm not a nut about it. " - George H. W. Bush
Big things are expected of us, and nothing big ever came of being small.- Bill Clinton
"Americans... still believe in an America where anything's possible - they just don't think their leaders do." - Barack Obama
"We are not there yet." - President Barack Obama (Oct 2009)
"We are going to get this done" - President Barack Obama (Oct 2009)
"An honorable defeat is better than a dishonorable victory." - Millard Fillmore
"Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism." - George Washington
The pursuit of what is true and the practice of what is good are the two most important objects of philosophy. - Voltaire
"We r now closer than ever b4 to passing #hcr; we r not there yet..now is the time to dig in & work even harder to get things done"-POTUS