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Every man is proud of what he does well; and no man is proud of what he does not do well. With the former, his heart is in his work; and he will do twice as much of it with less fatigue. The latter performs a little imperfectly, looks at it in disgust, turns from it, and imagines himself exceedingly tired. The little he has done, comes to nothing, for want of finishing.”- Address before the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, September 30, 1859

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“When I took to the law, I was going to court one morning, with some ten or twelve miles of bad road before me, and I had no horse. The judge overtook me in his wagon. ‘Hello, Lincoln! Are you not going to the court house? Come in and I’ll give…

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Abraham Lincoln in Depth

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Abraham Lincoln’s Moods
“Lincoln was a curious – mysterious – quite an incomprehensible man,” wrote William H. Herndon shortly before he died... Read more   View more articles

Cartoon Corner

lincoln-moods President Lincoln enjoyed humor. Many Americans enjoyed making fun of the President. Some of the most recognizable cartoons were published in Harper’s Weekly, a New York City periodical ... Read more

Abraham Lincolns First Inaugural Address

Abraham Lincolns First Inaugural Address

As President-elect Abraham Lincoln traveled from Springfield to Washington in February 1860:

Abraham Lincoln and Rhode Island

Abraham Lincoln and Rhode Island

Lincoln spent less than two days in Rhode Island. He first visited the state on February 28 and 29, 1860:

Physical Courage

Physical Courage

Mr. Lincoln was “as brave a man as ever lived,” said longtime friend William Greene.

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