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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States and led the country during the American Civil War.
Found 209 thoughts of Abraham Lincoln

'Tis better to be silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend the first four sharpening the axe.

Abraham Lincoln

With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.

Abraham Lincoln

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six sharpening my axe.

Abraham Lincoln

I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.

Abraham Lincoln

You may fool all the people some of the time, you can even fool some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.

Abraham Lincoln

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that is my religion.

Abraham Lincoln

I regard no man as poor who has a godly mother.

Abraham Lincoln

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.

Abraham Lincoln

People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like.

Abraham Lincoln

Lonely men seek companionship. Lonely women sit at home and wait. They never meet.

Abraham Lincoln

You may deceive all the people part of the time, and part of the people all the time, but not all the people all the time.

Abraham Lincoln

With malice toward none, with charity for all, ...let us strive on to finish the work we are in, ...to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations.

Abraham Lincoln

Avoid popularity if you would have peace.

Abraham Lincoln

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.

Abraham Lincoln

Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.

Abraham Lincoln

There is nothing true anywhere, The true is nowhere to be seen; If you say you see the true, This seeing is not the true one.

Abraham Lincoln

I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day.

Abraham Lincoln

If I were two faced, would I be wearing this one?

Abraham Lincoln

Must a government be too strong for the liberties of its people or too weak to maintain its own existence?

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln
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