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Abraham Lincoln Quotes

Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln in November 1863

Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War and its greatest moral, constitutional and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy. Abraham Lincoln’s life gives us a message that any anything is possible through Persistence and Hard work.

Born in a poor family on the western frontier, Lincoln was a self-educated lawyer in Illinois, Lincoln was a gifted orator. He spent many years perfecting his speaking abilities. Abraham Lincoln quotes are very inspiring and when reading them one can feel the wisdom of Lincoln. He was born in a poor family but that could not stop him from educating. He self taught himself and became a layer and then President of United States Of America.

Below is a collection of Abraham Lincoln quotes. These Abraham Lincoln quotes can change your day and inspire and motivate you in your life.

“No man is poor who has a Godly mother.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“Let us 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

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

“Whatever you are, be a good one.”
― Abraham Lincoln

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

“Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?”
― 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

Abraham Lincoln quotes
Abraham Lincoln quotes

“Allow the President to invade a neighboring nation whenever he shall deem it necessary… and you allow him to make war at pleasure.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“The best way to predict your future is to create it”
― Abraham Lincoln

“I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.”
― Abraham Lincoln

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

“And in the end it is not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“The true rule, in determining to embrace, or reject any thing, is not whether it have any evil in it; but whether it have more of evil, than of good.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves”
― Abraham Lincoln

“When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.”
― Abraham Lincoln

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

“The better part of one’s life consists of his friendships.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it.”
― 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

“When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.”
― 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

“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

“He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“Free labor has the inspiration of hope; pure slavery has no hope.”
― Abraham Lincoln

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

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“Understanding the spirit of our institutions to aim at the elevation of men, I am opposed to whatever tends to degrade them.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.”
― Abraham Lincoln

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

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

“I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.”
― Abraham Lincoln

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

“I laugh because I must not cry, that is all, that is all. ”
― Abraham Lincoln

“Every man’s happiness is his own responsibility.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“We live in the midst of alarms; anxiety beclouds the future; we expect some new disaster with each newspaper we read.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“I shall try to correct errors when shown to be errors; and I shall adopt new views so fast as they shall appear to be true views.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as the heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere.”
― Abraham Lincoln

“If any should be slaves, it should be first those who desire it for themselves, and secondly, those who desire it for others…”
― Abraham Lincoln

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