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    Not a Drum was Heard:...
    "In a civil war, a general must know ... exactly when to move over to the other side.
    - Henry Reed

    "War does not determine who is right - only who is left."
    - Anonymous

    When war enters a country
    It produces lies like sand.
    - Anonymous

    "War would end if the dead could return."
    - Stanley Baldwin

    "In time of war the first casualty is truth."
    - Boake Carter

    "War is mainly a catalogue of blunders."
    - Sir Winston Churchill

    "In war, as in life, it is often necessary, when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might."
    - Sir Winston Churchill

    "I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free."
    - Abraham Lincoln
    June 16, 1858 Speech, Republican State Convention, Springfield, Illinios

    "As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Whatever differs from this, to the extent of the difference, is no democracy."
    - Abraham Lincoln
    Address, Cleveland, Ohio February 15, 1861

    "I have not permitted myself, gentlemen, to conclude that I am the best man in the country; but I am reminded in this connection of a story of an old Dutch farmer, who remarked to a companion once that it was not best to swap horses when crossing a stream."
    - Abraham Lincoln
    Reply to National Union League June 9, 1864

    "But in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or to detract. The world will little note nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here."
    - Abraham Lincoln
    Gettysburg Address November 19, 1863

    "If we do not make common cause to save the good old ship of the Union on this voyage, nobody will have a chance to pilot her on another voyage."
    - Abraham Lincoln
    -Address, Cleveland, Ohio February 15, 1861

    "In giving freedom to the slave we assure freedom to the free-honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve."
    - Abraham Lincoln
    Second annual Message to Congress December 1, 1862

    "...That this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom, and that Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."
    - Abraham Lincoln
    Gettysburg Address November 19, 1863

    "Human nature will not change. In any future great national trial, compared with the men of this, we shall have as weak and as strong, as silly and as wise, as bad and as good."
    - Abraham Lincoln
    -Response to a Serenade November 10, 1864

    "With malice toward none; with charity for all; with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the nation's wounds; to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan-to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations."
    - Abraham Lincoln
    Second Inaugural Address March 4, 1865

    "I don't s'pose anybody on earth likes gingerbread better'n I do-and gets less'n I do."
    - Abraham Lincoln
    Quoted by Carl Sandburg Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years

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