Yes, but then you would need at best another beefy switch mode power supply, and at worst another beefy transformer/rectifier. Not exactly ideal.
Goodbye Slashdot, Hello Arstechnica!
That source is the reason this quote keeps popping up, but it has been thoroughly discredited. As much as we may wish that he had said it, there is just no verifiable record of him doing so. Snopes covered it, if you want more detail.
I am sorry to have to tell you that Lincoln never said that.. Although the quote has been around forever, it is not actually attributed to Lincoln, and is a forgery.