Abraham Lincoln quotes

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You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. – Abraham Lincoln

I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him. – Abraham Lincoln

The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep’s for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty. – Abraham Lincoln

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have. – Abraham Lincoln

You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time. – Abraham Lincoln

Whatever you are, be a good one. – Abraham Lincoln

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure. – Abraham Lincoln

Get books, sit yourself down anywhere, and go to reading them yourself. – Abraham Lincoln

A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have. – Abraham Lincoln

All I have learned, I learned from books. – Abraham Lincoln

Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right. – Abraham Lincoln

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. – Abraham Lincoln

We can succeed only by concert. It is not, ‘Can any of us imagine better,’ but, ‘Can we all do better?’ – Abraham Lincoln

I laugh because I must not cry, that is all, that is all. – Abraham Lincoln

If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance. – Abraham Lincoln

I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody. – Abraham Lincoln

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him. – Abraham Lincoln

When I get ready to talk to people, I spend two thirds of the time thinking what they want to hear and one third thinking about what I want to say. – Abraham Lincoln

Lets have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it. – Abraham Lincoln

I will prepare and some day my chance will come. – Abraham Lincoln

You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry. – Abraham Lincoln

hat some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well. – Abraham Lincoln

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be. – Abraham Lincoln

In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. – Abraham Lincoln

My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right. – Abraham Lincoln

Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally. – Abraham Lincoln

Everybody likes a compliment. – Abraham Lincoln

The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time. – Abraham Lincoln

My best friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read. – Abraham Lincoln

Every man’s happiness is his own responsibility. – Abraham Lincoln

I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down. – Abraham Lincoln

Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it. – Abraham Lincoln

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing. – Abraham Lincoln

I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end. – Abraham Lincoln

If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong. – Abraham Lincoln

The best way to predict your future is to create it. – Abraham Lincoln

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power. – Abraham Lincoln

If I am killed, I can die but once; but to live in constant dread of it, is to die over and over again. – Abraham Lincoln

Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today. – Abraham Lincoln

Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be. – Abraham Lincoln

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. – Abraham Lincoln

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power. – Abraham Lincoln

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar. – Abraham Lincoln

My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right. – Abraham Lincoln

Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves. – Abraham Lincoln

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. – Abraham Lincoln

I don’t know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be. – Abraham Lincoln

I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down. – Abraham Lincoln

You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion. – Abraham Lincoln

Important principles may, and must, be inflexible. – Abraham Lincoln

Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.

He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help. – Abraham Lincoln

Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves. – Abraham Lincoln

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves. – Abraham Lincoln

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday. – Abraham Lincoln