Henry Sturgess: If vengeance is all you seek, you will never be able to save mankind. Fight this war with me, not for one man but for the whole world... Mr President.
Henry Sturgess: A man only drinks like that when he's planning to kiss a girl or kill a man. Which is it?
Henry Sturgess: There is darkness EVERYWHERE! You are not the only one who has lost everything!
Abraham Lincoln: Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
Mary Todd Lincoln: Well, I wouldn't back away from what's right just because it's hard. My father used to say: plant your feet and stand firm. The only question is where to put your feet.
Abraham Lincoln: History prefers legends to men. It prefers nobility to brutality, soaring speeches to quiet deeds. History remembers the battle, but forgets the blood. However history remembers me before I was a President, it shall only remember a fraction of the truth.