A quote by Abraham Lincoln, 1809 - 1865
- Among free men there can be no successful appeal from the ballot to the bullet; and that they who take such appeal are sure to lose their case, and pay the cost.
Abraham Lincoln - letter to James C. Conkling (26 August 1863), cited in Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, Vol. 6, Roy P. Basler, ed. (1953), p. 410
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