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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1873
AUTHOR: Abraham Lincoln (1809–65)
QUOTATION: Beware of rashness, but with energy, and sleepless vigilance, go forward and give us victories.
ATTRIBUTION: President ABRAHAM LINCOLN, letter to General Joseph Hooker, January 26, 1863.—The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, ed. Roy P. Basler, vol. 6, p. 79 (1953).