Abraham Lincoln was assassinated 150 years ago today -- here are 11 of his best quotes

Abraham Lincoln kept the US united and freed black Americans from slavery.

To achieve these historic feats, he relied on a mastery of the written and spoken word. In honour of the 150th anniversary of his death, we’ve collected a few of his most inspiring quotes.

On genius

On hypocrisy

On reading

On struggle

On taking action

On determination

On slavery

On enemies

On work

On honesty

On the Civil War

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