“Abraham Lincoln” quotes

Movie Abraham Lincoln
Title Abraham Lincoln
Year 1930
Director D.W. Griffith
Genre Drama, History, War, Biography
All actors – William L. Thorne, Lucille La Verne, Helen Freeman, Otto Hoffman, Walter Huston, Edgar Dearing, Una Merkel, Russell Simpson, Charles Crockett, Kay Hammond, Helen Ware, E. Alyn Warren
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  • “- Abraham Lincoln: I feel as though I'm going to be seeing your face 'til the day I die. Course, I know that that'll be pretty hard on you to have to look at my face that long.
    - Ann Rutledge: I think it's the dearest, kindest, most beautiful face in the whole world.”

    Walter Huston - Abraham Lincoln
    Una Merkel - Ann Rutledge
  • “- Offut: There he is! Ugliest, laziest, smartest man in New Salem. Ain't you, Abe?
    - Abraham Lincoln: Well, I don't mind my face; I'm behind it. It's the people in front that get jarred.”

    Otto Hoffman - Offut
    Walter Huston - Abraham Lincoln
    [Tag:appearance, face]
  • “I've hung my hat and here it stays till they knock it off with a bayonet. From now on, Mary, I'm going to run this war!”
    Walter Huston - Abraham Lincoln
  • “Surrender? My poor army! Why I'd rather die a thousand deaths than to do that to them.”

    Hobart Bosworth - General Lee
  • “- Abraham Lincoln: Miss Todd, you thought my face was funny, and the way I dressed was funnier, but the joke's on you.
    - Mary Todd Lincoln: Why? I don't understand.
    - Abraham Lincoln: Wait until you dance with me.”

    Walter Huston - Abraham Lincoln
    Kay Hammond - Mary Todd Lincoln
  • “You taught me how to love.”

    Walter Huston - Abraham Lincoln
    [Tag:love, teaching]
  • “You need a lotta patience to put up with me, Mary; but if anyone can do it, I'm sure you're the one.”
    Walter Huston - Abraham Lincoln
  • “- Ann Rutledge: I know the truth, dear. It's goodbye.
    - Abraham Lincoln: No, no, Ann, dear. You're not going to leave me. I won't let you!
    - Ann Rutledge: We must be brave, dear...”

    Una Merkel - Ann Rutledge
    Walter Huston - Abraham Lincoln
    [Tag:death, loss, love]