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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:648
AUTHOR:Abraham Lincoln (1809–65)
QUOTATION:This is a world of compensation; and he who would be no slave must consent to have no slave. Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God, cannot long retain it.
ATTRIBUTION:ABRAHAM LINCOLN, letter to H. L. Pierce and others, April 6, 1859.—The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, ed. Roy P. Basler, vol. 3, p. 375 (1953).
SUBJECTS:Freedom
WORKS:Abraham Lincoln Collection
 
 
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