Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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Whatever you are, be a good one.

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

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?

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

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.

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

No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent.

Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.

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

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

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

If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.

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

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

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

I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.

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.

The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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