When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.
I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.
When Lincoln was asked if God was on the Union’s side, Lincoln’s unvarying response was that what was really important was whether they were on God’s side.
Lincoln grew immeasurably as he came to think of himself as an “instrument of God’s will.
Man’s glory lies not, Lincoln thought, in ‘his goodness,’ for this is often nonexistent. He derives glory, instead, from his being made in the image of the Living God.
The Bible is not my book nor Christianity my profession. I could never give assent to the long, complicated statements of Christian dogma.
That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in.
As a schoolboy, I read most of Carl Sandburg's six-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln.
Johnny Cash was like Abraham Lincoln to me.
Abraham Lincoln was killed by the forces of white supremacy.
Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves, Robert Lincoln bought a nice ski lodge.
I teethed on books of heroes such as Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln and King David.