Abraham Lincoln Quotes
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.–– 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
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The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.– Abraham Lincoln
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new at all.– 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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Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.– Abraham Lincoln
I pass my life in preventing the storm from blowing down the tent, and I drive in the pegs as fast as they are pulled up.– Abraham Lincoln
I know that the Lord is always on the side of the right, but it is my constant anxiety and prayer that I and this nation may be on the Lord’s side.– Abraham Lincoln
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If you think you can slander a woman into loving you, or a man into voting for you, try it till you are satisfied.– Abraham Lincoln
The point – the power to hurt – of all figures lies in the truthfulness of their application.– Abraham Lincoln
Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.– Abraham Lincoln
Stand with anybody that stands right, stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong.– Abraham Lincoln
Avoid popularity if you would have peace.– Abraham Lincoln
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With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.– Abraham Lincoln
My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
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.
Human nature will not change. In any future great national trial, compared with the men of this, we shall have as weak and as strong, as silly and as wise, as bad and as good.
Abraham lincoln quotes on slavery
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
You think slavery is right and should be extended; while we think slavery is wrong and ought to be restricted. That I suppose is the rub. It certainly is the only substantial difference between us.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
The one victory we can ever call complete will be that one which proclaims that there is not one slave or one drunkard on the face of God’s green earth.
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.
Let us remember that all American citizens are brothers of a common country, and should dwell together in the bonds of fraternal feeling.
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No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
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.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.
Human action can be modified to some extent, but human nature cannot be changed.
There are no bad pictures; that’s just how your face looks sometimes.
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You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry.
Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.
Abraham lincoln quotes on democracy
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.
No man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent.
Money will cease to be master and become the servant of humanity. Democracy will rise superior to the money power.
Democracy is “government of, by and for the people”.
What I want is to get done what the people desire to have done, and the question for me is how to find that out exactly.
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I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.
A farce or comedy is best played; a tragedy is best read at home.
Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.
The best way to predict your future is to create it.
The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.
quotes by Abraham lincoln on leadership
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.–Abraham Lincoln Quotes
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other thing.
Be with a leader when he is right, stay with him when he is still right, but leave him when he is wrong.
You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves.
What is to be, will be, and no prayers of ours can arrest the decree.