–Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States of America
Quote Number: 425
Source: Lincoln, Abraham to Henry L Pierce. April 6, 1859. Letter. In Collected Works: Lincoln, Abraham, Vol 3. Roy P. Basler, editor; Marion Dolores Pratt and Lloyd A. Dunlap, assistant editors. Rutgers University Press: New Brunswick, New Jersey. 1953. Pg 376. Online Here from University of Michigan.