Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

Quotes by Abraham Lincoln, Here you can read all the quotations by Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was the 16th president of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War. It’s bloodiest war and its greatest moral, constitutional and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.

Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

1
In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
Abraham Lincoln
2
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
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3
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
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4
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
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5
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
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6
The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.
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7
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
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8
The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
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9
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
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10
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
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11
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
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12
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
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13
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.
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14
No man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent.
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15
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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16
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
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17
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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18
Whatever you are, be a good one.
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19
Sir, 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.
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20
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
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21
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.
Abraham Lincoln
22
Don’t interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.
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23
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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24
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.
Abraham Lincoln
25
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
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