Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Abraham Lincoln (180965)
We know nothing of what will happen in future, but by the analogy of experience.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN, speech on the sub-Treasury, in the hall of the House of Representatives, Springfield, Illinois, December 26, 1839.The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, ed. Roy P. Basler, vol. 1, p. 166 (1953).