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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.Lincoln, Abraham
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. · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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