Famous quote by Abraham Lincoln

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The assertion that all men are created equal was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain and
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"The assertion that "all men are created equal" was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use"

- Abraham Lincoln

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This quote by Abraham Lincoln speaks to the value of the Declaration of Independence and also the expression "all guys are produced equivalent". Lincoln is saying that this phrase was not utilized to effect the separation from Great Britain, but rather was placed in the Declaration for future use. This phrase has actually ended up being a cornerstone of American democracy and has been utilized to eliminate for civil rights and equal rights for all. It has been utilized to test laws and plans that victimize certain teams of people. It has been used to eliminate for the legal rights of ladies, African Americans, and also various other minority teams. Lincoln's quote is a suggestion of the significance of this expression as well as the power it needs to produce positive modification. It is a reminder that the Declaration of Independence was not simply a paper of separation from Great Britain, but a paper of wish for a far better future.

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Abraham Lincoln This quote is written / told by Abraham Lincoln between February 12, 1809 and April 15, 1865. He was a famous President from USA. The author also have 114 other quotes.

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