Lincoln or Davis?

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Can you name the attribution of the quotes listed below to either Abraham Lincoln (L) or Jefferson Davis (D)?

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The world has never had a good definition of the word liberty. We all declare for liberty; but in using the same word we do not all mean the same thing.
Peace is the interest of a popular Government. War may bring benefits to a few, but privation and loss are the lot of the many. An appeal to arms should be the last resort.
Tradition usually rests upon something which men did know; history is often the manufacture of the mere liar.
Without slavery the rebellion could never have existed; without slavery it could not continue.
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
What security have you if every man of vile temper, of low instincts, can find in his own heart a higher law than that which is the rule of society, the Constitution and the Bible?
Any people anywhere being inclined and having the power have the right to rise up and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better.
I will admit no bond that holds me to a party a day longer than I agree to its principles.
Neither party expected for the war the magnitude which it has already attained, or that the cause of conflict might cease with, or even before, the conflict itself should cease.
If the Confederacy falls, there should be written on its tombstone: Died of a theory.
We regard every man an enemy to the institutions of the South, who does not boldly declare that he believes African slavery to be a social, moral, and political blessing.
Never be haughty to the humble; never be humble to the haughty.
I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual nowadays to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot.
But we think the Dred Scott decision is erroneous. We know the court that made it, has often over-ruled its own decisions, and we shall do what we can to have it to over-rule this.
Our popular Government has often been called an experiment. One issue still remains—its successful maintenance against a formidable internal attempt to overthrow it.
The principle for which we contend is bound to reassert itself, though it may be at another time and in another form.
I am reminded, in this connection, of a story of an old Dutch farmer, who remarked to a companion once that it was not best to swap horses when crossing streams.
A government, to afford the needful protection and exercise proper care for the welfare of a people, must have homogeneity in its constituents.
Obstacles may retard, but they cannot long prevent, the progress of a movement sanctified by its justice and sustained by a virtuous people.
I have always thought 'Dixie' one of the best tunes I have ever heard. Adversaries over the way attempted to appropriate it, but I insisted yesterday that we fairly captured it.

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