Who Said It? Abraham Lincoln or Francis Underwood from House of Cards?

Which well-spoken politician said these famous phrases?

Diane Selwyn
Created By Diane Selwyn
On Mar 29, 2017
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There are two kinds of pain. The sort of pain that makes you strong, or useless pain. The sort of pain that's only suffering. I have no patience for useless things.

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My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

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Sometimes I think the Presidency is the illusion of choice.

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Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.

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The president is like a lone tree in an empty field: he leans whichever way the wind is blowing.

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A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.

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The higher up the mountain the more treacherous the path.

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I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

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The road to power is paved with hypocrisy. And casualties.

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Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored.

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There is no solace above or below. Only us – small, solitary, striving, battling one another. I pray to myself, for myself.

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In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong.

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There’s no better way to overpower a trickle of doubt than with a flood of naked truth.

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Everybody likes a compliment.

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Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.

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It only takes 10 seconds to crush a man's ambitions.

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Proximity to power deludes some into thinking they wield it.

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Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?

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