80 Famous quotes and sayings by Abraham Lincoln

80 Famous quotes and sayings by Abraham Lincoln


80 Famous quotes and sayings by Abraham Lincoln. Being the United States 16th president, he's also been tagged as one of the famous politicians of America and the most respected one, fought for sovereignty, democracy and rights equality of the Americans. Abraham Lincoln also abolished slavery and made the country's economy grow. After the country's hardship times, he is the one who established Thanks Giving as a national holiday in the United States. As a man with great personality and successful achievements, may his life quotes give everyone inspiration, wisdom and knowledge on how to change our lives in a positive way and to become a better person that will be able to pass down to our future generations.


Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

1. When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

2. Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

4. Whatever you are, be a good one. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

5. 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 inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

6. My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

9. 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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

14. I am a slow walker, but I never walk back. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

15. There are no bad pictures; that's just how your face looks sometimes. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

17. 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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

20. 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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

21. If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one? - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

23. 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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

25. 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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

26. I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

28. No man is poor who has a Godly mother. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

31. We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

32. Tact: the ability to describe others as they see themselves. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

34. Elections belong to the people. It's their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

35. My father taught me to work, but not to love it. I never did like to work, and I don't deny it. I'd rather read, tell stories, crack jokes, talk, laugh -- anything but work. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

42. All I have learned, I learned from books. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

44. Every man's happiness is his own responsibility. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

48. It's not me who can't keep a secret. It's the people I tell that can't. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

49. The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he made so many of them. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

52. In this sad world of ours sorrow comes to all and it often comes with bitter agony. Perfect relief is not possible except with time. You cannot now believe that you will ever feel better. But this is not true. You are sure to be happy again. Knowing this, truly believing it will make you less miserable now. I have had enough experience to make this statement. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

53. You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

56. It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

57. A house divided against itself cannot stand." I believe this government cannot endure, permanently half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved — I do not expect the house to fall — but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

58. I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

59. The better part of one's life consists of his friendships. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

60. I am not concerned that you have fallen -- I am concerned that you arise. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

61. To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

63. 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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

64. Achievement has no color. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

65. 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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

67. Be with a leader when he is right, stay with him when he is still right, but, leave him when he is wrong. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

68. 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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

70. You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

71. The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

73. If there is anything that links the human to the divine, it is the courage to stand by a principle when everybody else rejects it. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

74. Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country's cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

76. Die when I may, 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



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

77. Stand with anyone that is right; stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

78. Don’t criticize them; they are just what we would be under similar circumstances. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

79. Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God cannot retain it. - Abraham Lincoln



Abraham Lincoln inspirational quotes to gain wisdom

80. You cannot build character and courage by taking away people's initiative and independence. - Abraham Lincoln

80 Famous quotes and sayings by Abraham Lincoln 80 Famous quotes and sayings by Abraham Lincoln Reviewed by Kerr S. on April 11, 2019 Rating: 5

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