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Quotation by Abraham Lincoln
I do not deny the possibility that the people may err in an election; but if they do, the true [cure] is in the next election, and not in the treachery of the person elected.
Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865), U.S. president. fragment of speech intended for Kentuckians, Feb. 12, 1861. Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 4, p. 200, Rutgers University Press (1953, 1990).
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