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Best 100 Quotes by Abraham Lincoln on Life, Responsibility, Life, Compliment

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

1. Everybody likes a compliment. – Abraham Lincoln

2. Some day I shall be President. – Abraham Lincoln

3. Whatever you are, be a good one. – Abraham Lincoln

4. I am rather inclined to silence. – Abraham Lincoln

5. Never regret what you don’t write. – Abraham Lincoln

6. Life is hard but so very beautiful. – Abraham Lincoln

7. The ballot is stronger than the bullet. – Abraham Lincoln

8. Don’t swap horses in crossing a stream. – Abraham Lincoln

9. All I have learned, I learned from books. – Abraham Lincoln

10. I’m a slow walker, but I never walk back. – Abraham Lincoln

11. I walk slowly, but I never walk backward. – Abraham Lincoln

12. Avoid popularity if you would have peace. – Abraham Lincoln

13. Knavery and flattery are blood relations. – Abraham Lincoln

14. If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong. – Abraham Lincoln

15. I am a slow walker, but I never walk back. – Abraham Lincoln

16. A house divided against itself cannot stand. – Abraham Lincoln

17. I have always been an old-line Henry Clay Whig. – Abraham Lincoln

18. As our case is new, we must think and act anew. – Abraham Lincoln

19. Every man’s happiness is his own responsibility. – Abraham Lincoln

20. I will prepare and some day my chance will come. – Abraham Lincoln

21. I can make more generals, but horses cost money. – Abraham Lincoln

22. If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one? – Abraham Lincoln

23. I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends. – Abraham Lincoln

24. Important principles may, and must, be inflexible. – Abraham Lincoln

25. Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today. – Abraham Lincoln

26. To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own. – Abraham Lincoln

27. The best way to predict the future is to create it. – Abraham Lincoln

28. The best way to predict your future is to create it. – Abraham Lincoln

29. A new book is like a friend that I have yet to meet. – Abraham Lincoln

30. What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself. – Abraham Lincoln

31. Every person’s happiness is their own responsibility. – Abraham Lincoln

32. Every man’s responsibility is his own responsibility. – Abraham Lincoln

33. I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better. – Abraham Lincoln

34. A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have. – Abraham Lincoln

35. He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help. – Abraham Lincoln

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36. When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. – Abraham Lincoln

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

38. True patriotism is better than the wrong kind of piety. – Abraham Lincoln

39. No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar. – Abraham Lincoln

40. Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? – Abraham Lincoln

41. Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old. – Abraham Lincoln

42. Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it. – Abraham Lincoln

43. I laugh because I must not cry, that is all, that is all. – Abraham Lincoln

44. Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be. – Abraham Lincoln

45. Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? – Abraham Lincoln

46. You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry. – Abraham Lincoln

47. When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. – Abraham Lincoln

48. Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory. – Abraham Lincoln

49. Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets. – Abraham Lincoln

50. I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody. – Abraham Lincoln

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

52. Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves. – Abraham Lincoln

53. We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it. – Abraham Lincoln

54. Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves. – Abraham Lincoln

55. You can tell the greatness of someone by what makes them angry. – Abraham Lincoln

56. The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. – Abraham Lincoln

57. There is no grievance that is a fit object of redress by mob law. – Abraham Lincoln

58. A private soldier has as much right to justice as a major-general. – Abraham Lincoln

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

60. My best friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read. – Abraham Lincoln

61. I was born and have ever remained in the most humble walks of life. – Abraham Lincoln

62. Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible. – Abraham Lincoln

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63. You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. – Abraham Lincoln

64. A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me. – Abraham Lincoln

65. If I like a thing, it just sticks after once reading it or hearing it. – Abraham Lincoln

66. Get books, sit yourself down anywhere, and go to reading them yourself. – Abraham Lincoln

67. I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice. – Abraham Lincoln

68. No man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent. – Abraham Lincoln

69. You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was. – Abraham Lincoln

70. No man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent. – Abraham Lincoln

71. I don’t think much of a man who is not wiser today that he was yesterday. – Abraham Lincoln

72. No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens. – Abraham Lincoln

73. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed. – Abraham Lincoln

74. I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday. – Abraham Lincoln

75. When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion. – Abraham Lincoln

76. Women are the only people I am afraid of who I never thought would hurt me. – Abraham Lincoln

77. I have talked with great men, and I do not see how they differ from others. – Abraham Lincoln

78. I have great respect for the semicolon; it is a mighty handy little fellow. – Abraham Lincoln

79. When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees. – Abraham Lincoln

80. When I do good I feel good, when I do bad I feel bad, and that’s my religion. – Abraham Lincoln

81. Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored. – Abraham Lincoln

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

83. Some single mind must be master, else there will be no agreement in anything. – Abraham Lincoln

84. I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day. – Abraham Lincoln

85. I believe this government cannot endure permanently, half slave and half free. – Abraham Lincoln

86. It is a great piece of folly to attempt to make anything out of my early life. – Abraham Lincoln

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87. The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every calling, is diligence. – Abraham Lincoln

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

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

90. 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

91. The people will save their government, if the government itself will allow them. – Abraham Lincoln

92. I care not much for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it. – Abraham Lincoln

93. Gold is good in its place; but loving, brave, patriotic men are better than gold. – Abraham Lincoln

94. Nothing new here, except my marrying, which to me is a matter of profound wonder. – Abraham Lincoln

95. I can express all my views on the slavery question by quotations from Henry Clay. – Abraham Lincoln

96. Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely be found than one who does this. – Abraham Lincoln

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

98. That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well. – Abraham Lincoln

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

100. 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. – Abraham Lincoln

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