Motivational Abraham Lincoln Quotes And Sayings

Motivational Abraham Lincoln Quotes And Sayings

Abraham Lincoln Quotes:- Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 16th president of the United States.

Inspirational Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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.
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Inspirational Abraham Lincoln Quotes

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
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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.
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My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
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Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.
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Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
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The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
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Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion,and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such purpose – and you allow him to make war at pleasure.
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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.
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Famous Abraham Lincoln Quotes

For my part, I desire to see the time when education – and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise and industry – shall become much more general than at present, and should be gratified to have it in my power to contribute something to the advancement of any measure which might have a tendency to accelerate the happy period.
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Slavery is founded in the selfishness of man’s nature – opposition to it is his love of justice. These principles are an eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely, as slavery extension brings them, shocks and throes and convulsions must ceaselessly follow.
Abraham Lincoln

A man watches his pear tree day after day, impatient for the ripening of the fruit. Let him attempt to force the process, and he may spoil both fruit and tree. But let him patiently wait, and the ripe pear at length falls into his lap.
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Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new at all.
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No man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent.
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Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and under the rule of a just God, cannot long retain it.
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How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg? Four. Saying that a tail is a leg doesn’t make it a leg.
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Greatest Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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.
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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.
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Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
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In so far as the government lands can be disposed of, I am in favor of cutting up the wild lands into parcels so that every poor man may have a home.
Abraham Lincoln

That I am not a member of any Christian church is true; but I have never denied the truth of the Scriptures, and I have never spoken with intentional disrespect of religion in general, or of any denomination of Christians in particular.
Abraham Lincoln

I am naturally anti-slavery. If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong. I can not remember when I did not so think and feel.
Abraham Lincoln

The man who could go to Africa and rob her of her children, and then sell them into interminable bondage, with no other motive than that which is furnished by dollars and cents, is so much worse than the most depraved murderer that he can never receive pardon at my hand.
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Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
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If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
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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.
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This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.
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Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
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As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
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Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.
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Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
Abraham Lincoln

What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.
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Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?
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If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?
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Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
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When I do good I feel good, when I do bad I feel bad, and that’s my religion.
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I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end… I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me.
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No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
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You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
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Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
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Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible.
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Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.
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The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person.
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The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
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Best Abraham Lincoln Quotes About God

Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality.
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The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.
Abraham Lincoln

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.
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Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
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I can make more generals, but horses cost money.
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Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.
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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.
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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.
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I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
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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.
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The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.
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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.
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With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.
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He who molds the public sentiment… makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make.
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Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.
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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.
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Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
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He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
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I don’t know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
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Knavery and flattery are blood relations.
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The assertion that ‘all men are created equal’ was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use.
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The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
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The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep’s throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty.
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Top Abraham Lincoln Quotes And Sayings

Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored.
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Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets.
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At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us. It cannot come from abroad. If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide.
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When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees.
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These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert to fleece the people; and now that they have got into a quarrel with themselves, we are called upon to appropriate the people’s money to settle the quarrel.
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If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.
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A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
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There is another old poet whose name I do not now remember who said, ‘Truth is the daughter of Time.’
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When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
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