36 abraham lincoln quotes you must read

abraham lincoln quotes

abraham lincoln quotes

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A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me. – Abraham Lincoln


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All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind. – Abraham Lincoln


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All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. – Abraham Lincoln

 

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


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Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? – Abraham Lincoln

 

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

 

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As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. – Abraham Lincoln


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As our case is new, we must think and act anew. – Abraham Lincoln

 

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Avoid popularity if you would have peace. -Abraham Lincoln


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Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets. – Abraham Lincoln


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Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm. – Abraham Lincoln


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


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Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. – Abraham Lincoln


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Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. – Abraham Lincoln


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Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them. – Abraham Lincoln

 

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Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? ― Abraham Lincoln


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Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. – Abraham Lincoln


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Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition. – Abraham Lincoln


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Education, Government, Philosophy Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. – Abraham Lincoln


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Escape, Today, Cannot All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother. – Abraham Lincoln

 

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Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old. – Abraham Lincoln


22.
Everybody likes a compliment. – Abraham Lincoln


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

 

24.
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. – Abraham Lincoln


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government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth. – Abraham Lincoln

 

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


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He who molds the public sentiment… makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make. – Abraham Lincoln


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Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible. – Abraham Lincoln


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How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg. – Abraham Lincoln

 


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I can make more generals, but horses cost money. – Abraham Lincoln


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I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it. – Abraham Lincoln

 

32.
I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends. – Abraham Lincoln


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


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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


35.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be. – Abraham Lincoln


36.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better. – Abraham Lincoln

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