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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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The Cabinet

There was a man in Illinois a good many years since that was troubled with an old sow and her pigs–again and again the old man & his sons drove her out and repeatedly found her in the lot. One day he & his boys…

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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

Kansas Nebraska and the Senate

Kansas Nebraska and the Senate

Mr. Lincoln’s friends had their own political pasts and their ambitions and those pasts were often in conflict.

Abraham Lincoln, Pets and Children

Abraham Lincoln, Pets and Children

Abe preached against Curelty to animals, Contending that an ants life was to it, as sweet as ours…

President Lincolns Assassination

President Lincolns Assassination

The assassination of Abraham Lincoln was a horrific end to a horrific war…

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