Singular indeed that the people should be writhing under oppression and injury, and yet not one among them to be found, to raise the voice of complaint.
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Source Notes: Source: ABRAHAM LINCOLN, remarks in the Illinois legislature, January 11, 1837.The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, ed. Roy P. Basler, vol. 1, p. 65 .A related expression is, You must be vocal at all times on political matters, pro or con, voicing your opinion so that it may be heard by those who govern, attributed to David L. Lawrence, governor of Pennsylvania 19581962. Unverified.
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.
I'm male, say nothing