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To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.

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Source Notes: Attributed to Lincoln in a Lutheran temperance pamphlet circa 1948. It is actually from a temperance address of the Reverend James Smith, Abraham Lincoln's friend and minister at the First Presbyterian Church in Springfield, Illinois.

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Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 April 15, 1865), sometimes called Abe Lincoln and nicknamed Honest Abe, the Rail Splitter, and the Great Emancipator, was the 16th President of the United States (1861 to 1865), and the first president from the Republican Party.

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