Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Quote of the Day


The people of these United States are the rightful
masters of both Congresses and courts, not to
overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow
the men who pervert the Constitution.

 
Abraham Lincoln

2 comments:

Lion King said...

and the sooner, the better!

Just sayin'.

Unknown said...

gotta love dishonest abe, the great colonizer. how abt this zinger: “I will say then that I am not, nor ever have been in favor of bringing about in anyway the social and political equality of the white and black races – that I am not nor ever have been in favor of making voters or jurors of negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office, nor to intermarry with white people; and I will say in addition to this that there is a physical difference between the white and black races which I believe will forever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality. And inasmuch as they cannot so live, while they do remain together there must be the position of superior and inferior, and I as much as any other man am in favor of having the superior position assigned to the white race. I say upon this occasion I do not perceive that because the white man is to have the superior position the negro should be denied everything.”

by:

Abraham Lincoln
(1809-1865) 16th US President
Source:

Fourth Debate with Stephen A. Douglas at Charleston, Illinois, September 18, 1858
(The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln edited by Roy P. Basler, Volume III, pp. 145-146.)