all great abraham lincoln quotes (74 quotes)

abraham lincoln quotes,74 great abraham lincoln quotes

abraham lincoln quotes

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I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice. – Abraham Lincoln


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I hope to stand firm enough to not go backward, and yet not go forward fast enough to wreck the country's cause. – Abraham Lincoln


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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


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I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day. – Abraham Lincoln


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I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. – Abraham Lincoln


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I walk slowly, but I never walk backward. – Abraham Lincoln


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I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow. – Abraham Lincoln


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I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known. – Abraham Lincoln


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


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If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. – Abraham Lincoln


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If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one? – Abraham Lincoln
If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. – Abraham Lincoln


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


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If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee. – Abraham Lincoln


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If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it. – Abraham Lincoln


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If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog? Five? No, calling a tail a leg don't make it a leg. – Abraham Lincoln


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I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back. – Abraham Lincoln


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


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In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong. – Abraham Lincoln


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


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It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues. – Abraham Lincoln


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Knavery and flattery are blood relations. – Abraham Lincoln


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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


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


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Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory. – Abraham Lincoln


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


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My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth. – Abraham Lincoln


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

 

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


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Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely be found than one who does this. – Abraham Lincoln


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


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No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent. – Abraham Lincoln


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No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens. – Abraham Lincoln


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Power, Men, Character In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. – Abraham Lincoln


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Public opinion in this country is everything. – Abraham Lincoln


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Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed. – Abraham Lincoln


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Republicans are for both the man and the dollar, but in case of conflict the man before the dollar. – Abraham Lincoln


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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


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Slavery, Strong, Anyone Everybody likes a compliment. – Abraham Lincoln


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Some day I shall be President. – Abraham Lincoln


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Some single mind must be master, else there will be no agreement in anything. – Abraham Lincoln


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Stand with anybody that stands right, stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong. – Abraham Lincoln


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


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


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The ballot is stronger than the bullet. – Abraham Lincoln


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


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The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend. – Abraham Lincoln


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The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. – Abraham Lincoln


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The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person. – Abraham Lincoln


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The people themselves, and not their servants, can safely reverse their own deliberate decisions. – Abraham Lincoln


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The people will save their government, if the government itself will allow them. – Abraham Lincoln


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The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next. – Abraham Lincoln


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The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just. – Abraham Lincoln


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The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read. – Abraham Lincoln


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The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed. – Abraham Lincoln


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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


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There is another old poet whose name I do not now remember who said, 'Truth is the daughter of Time.' – Abraham Lincoln


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These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people. – Abraham Lincoln


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These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have. – Abraham Lincoln


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


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


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To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary. – Abraham Lincoln


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Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored. – Abraham Lincoln


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We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it. – Abraham Lincoln


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What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself. – Abraham Lincoln


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


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When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees. – Abraham Lincoln


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When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run. – Abraham Lincoln


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


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Win, True, While No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent. – Abraham Lincoln


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With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed. – Abraham Lincoln


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With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die. – Abraham Lincoln


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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


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


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You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was. – Abraham Lincoln

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