We can succeed only by concert.
 Abraham Lincoln, State of the Union Address (1 December 1862). copy citation

Author Abraham Lincoln
Source State of the Union Address
Topic success cooperation concord
Date 1 December 1862
Language English
Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/5024/5024-h/5024-h.htm


“Is it doubted that we here—Congress and Executive can secure its adoption? Will not the good people respond to a united and earnest appeal from us? Can we, can they, by any other means so certainly or so speedily assure these vital objects? We can succeed only by concert. It is not "Can any of us imagine better?" but "Can we all do better?" Object whatsoever is possible, still the question recurs, "Can we do better?" The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present.” source

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