Famous Abraham Lincoln Quotes

Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 to April 15, 1865 in Hodgenville, Kentucky, United States. Abraham Lincoln was a lawyer and a politician. Abraham Lincoln was served as the 16th President of the United States. Abraham Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War. Abraham Lincoln preserved the abolished slavery, Union, strengthened the federal government, and modernised the economy. Here right down we have to best Abraham Lincoln Quotes.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes:

1.”My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.” Abraham Lincoln

2.”The people will save their government, if the government itself will allow them.” Abraham Lincoln

3.”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

4.”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

5.”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

6.”A house divided against itself cannot stand.” Abraham Lincoln

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

8.”America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” Abraham Lincoln

9.”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.” Abraham Lincoln

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

11.”Don’t interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.” Abraham Lincoln

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

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

14.”Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?” Abraham Lincoln

15.”When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.” Abraham Lincoln

16.”Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.” Abraham Lincoln

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

18.”Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” Abraham Lincoln

19.”Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” Abraham Lincoln

20.”I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” Abraham Lincoln

21.”All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” Abraham Lincoln

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

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

24.”No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.” Abraham Lincoln

25.”Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.” Abraham Lincoln

26.”In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” Abraham Lincoln

27.”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 by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.” Abraham Lincoln

28.”Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.” Abraham Lincoln

29.”I hold that while man exists, it is his duty to improve not only his own condition, but to assist in ameliorating mankind.” Abraham Lincoln

30.”If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.” Abraham Lincoln

31.”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

32.”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

33.”Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.” Abraham Lincoln

34.”I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.” Abraham Lincoln

35.”I will prepare and some day my chance will come.” Abraham Lincoln

36.”Everybody likes a compliment.” Abraham Lincoln

37.”If ever I feel the soul within me elevate and expand to those dimensions not wholly unworthy of its Almighty Architect, it is when I contemplate the cause of my country, deserted by all the world beside, and I standing up boldly and lone and hurling defiance at her victorious oppressors.” Abraham Lincoln

38.”I do not think I could myself be brought to support a man for office whom I knew to be an open enemy of, and scoffer at, religion.” Abraham Lincoln

39.”I think that slavery is wrong, morally, socially and  politically. I desire that it should be no further spread in these United States, and I should not object if it should gradually terminate in the whole Union.” Abraham Lincoln

40.”Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and under the rule of a just God, cannot long retain it.” Abraham Lincoln

41.”Repeal the Missouri Compromise – repeal all compromises – repeal the Declaration of Independence – repeal all past history, you still cannot repeal human nature. It will be the abundance of man’s heart that slavery extension is wrong; and out of the abundance of his heart, his mouth will continue to speak.” Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

45.”If the great American people will only keep their temper, on both sides of the line, the troubles will come to an end, and the question which now distracts the country will be settled just as surely as all other difficulties of like character which have originated in this government have been adjusted.” Abraham Lincoln

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