Abraham Lincoln Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln quotes: If i get 8 hours to cut a tree i'll spend 7 hours to sharp my knife. If i get 8 hours to cut a tree i'll
spend 7 hours to sharp my
knife.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: We cannot escape history. We cannot escape history.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: A half effort is a wasted effort. A half effort is a wasted effort.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody. I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Character is the tree, reputation is the shadow. Character is the tree, reputation is the shadow.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Among free men there can be no successful appeal from the ballot to the bullet. Among free men there can be no successful appeal from the ballot to the bullet.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be. I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: If there is anything that links the human to the divine, it is the courage to stand by a principle when everybody else rejects it. If there is anything that links the human to the divine, it is the courage to stand by a principle when everybody else rejects it.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: God must love the common man, he made so many of them. God must love the common man, he made so many of them.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: I know the hole he went in at, but I can't tell you what hole he will come out of. I know the hole he went in at, but I can't tell you what hole he will come out of.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Always remember: Life is for enjoying. Always remember: Life is for enjoying.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: All I ask for the negro is that if you do not like him, let him alone. If God gave him but little, that little let him enjoy. All I ask for the negro is that if you do not like him, let him alone. If God gave him but little, that little let him enjoy.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: You cannot fail unless you quit. You cannot fail unless you quit.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Have I not destroyed my enemy when I have made him into my friend? Have I not destroyed my enemy when I have made him into my friend?
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Both read the same Bible and pray to the same God, and each invokes His aid against the other. Both read the same Bible and pray to the same God, and each invokes His aid against the other.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: The point - the power to hurt - of all figures lies in the truthfulness of their application. The point - the power to hurt - of all figures lies in the truthfulness of their application.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Suspicions which may be unjust need not be stated. Suspicions which may be unjust need not be stated.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: A lawyer's time and advice are his(her) stock in trade. A lawyer's time and advice are his(her) stock in trade.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: I must keep some standard of principle fixed within myself. I must keep some standard of principle fixed within myself.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Confused and Stunned, like a duck hit on the head. Confused and Stunned, like a duck hit on the head.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: The people know their rights, and they are never slow to assert and maintain them when they are invaded. The people know their rights, and they are never slow to assert and maintain them when they are invaded.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Familiarize yourself with the chains of bondage and you prepare your own limbs to wear them. Familiarize yourself with the chains of bondage and you prepare your own limbs to wear them.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: To lead, you must touch men's hearts. To lead, you must touch men's hearts.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: He who does something at the head of one Regiment, will eclipse him who does nothing at the head of a hundred. He who does something at the head of one Regiment, will eclipse him who does nothing at the head of a hundred.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: I have simply tried to do what seemed best each day, as each day came. I have simply tried to do what seemed best each day, as each day came.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: You say you will not fight to free negroes. Some of them seem willing to fight for you; but, no matter. Fight you, then exclusively to save the Union. You say you will not fight to free negroes. Some of them seem willing to fight for you; but, no matter. Fight you, then exclusively to save the Union.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: I always remember the prayers of my mother as they always forever. I always remember the prayers of my mother as they always forever.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: An inspection of the Constitution will show that the right of property in a slave in not "distinctly and expressly affirmed" in it. An inspection of the Constitution will show that the right of property in a slave in not "distinctly and expressly affirmed" in it.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Better give your path to a dog than be bitten by him in contesting for the right. Even killing the dog would not cure the bite Better give your path to a dog than be bitten by him in contesting for the right. Even killing the dog would not cure the bite
Abraham Lincoln quotes: The people when rightly and fully trusted will return the trust. The people when rightly and fully trusted will return the trust.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: The worst thing you can do for those you love is the things they could and should do themselves. The worst thing you can do for those you love is the things they could and should do themselves.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: I have talked with great men, and I do not see how they differ from others. I have talked with great men, and I do not see how they differ from others.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Do I not damage my enemies after i make them my close friends? Do I not damage my enemies after i make them my close friends?
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Money possesses no value to the state other than that given to it by circulation. Money possesses no value to the state other than that given to it by circulation.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: I am like a man so busy in letting rooms in one end of his house, that he can't stop to put out the fire that is burning the other. I am like a man so busy in letting rooms in one end of his house, that he can't stop to put out the fire that is burning the other.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: [Uniting workers should not] lead to a war upon property, or the owners of property. [Uniting workers should not] lead to a war upon property, or the owners of property.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: I am not in favor of making voters or jurors of Negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office. I am not in favor of making voters or jurors of Negroes, nor of qualifying them to hold office.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Nothing is stronger than gentleness. Nothing is stronger than gentleness.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: The sense of obligation to continue is present in all of us. A duty to strive is the duty of us all. I felt a call to that duty. The sense of obligation to continue is present in all of us. A duty to strive is the duty of us all. I felt a call to that duty.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Next to creating a life the finest thing a man can do is save one. Next to creating a life the finest thing a man can do is save one.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: War, at the best, is terrible, and this war of ours, in its magnitude and in its duration, is one of the most terrible. War, at the best, is terrible, and this war of ours, in its magnitude and in its duration, is one of the most terrible.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Among the friends of Union, there is great diversity of sentiment and of policy in regard to slavery and the African race among us. Among the friends of Union, there is great diversity of sentiment and of policy in regard to slavery and the African race among us.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Some single mind must be master, else there will be no agreement in anything. Some single mind must be master, else there will be no agreement in anything.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Killing the dog does not cure the bite. Killing the dog does not cure the bite.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Cling to liberty and right; battle fro them; leed for them; die for them, if need be; and have confidence in God. Cling to liberty and right; battle fro them; leed for them; die for them, if need be; and have confidence in God.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: I never trusted a man who never smoked or drank. I never trusted a man who never smoked or drank.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Ready are we all to cry out and ascribe motives when our toes are pinched. Ready are we all to cry out and ascribe motives when our toes are pinched.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: 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. 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 quotes: Bring me Longstreet's head on a platter and the war will be over Bring me Longstreet's head on a platter and the war will be over
Abraham Lincoln quotes: The eyes of that species of extinct giant, whose bones fill the mounds of America, have gazed on Niagara as our eyes do now. The eyes of that species of extinct giant, whose bones fill the mounds of America, have gazed on Niagara as our eyes do now.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: We must ask where we are and whither we are tending. We must ask where we are and whither we are tending.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Cortissoz was art critic of the New York Herald Tribune. Cortissoz was art critic of the New York Herald Tribune.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: None seemed to think the injury arose from the use of a bad thing but from the abuse of a very good thing None seemed to think the injury arose from the use of a bad thing but from the abuse of a very good thing
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Four score and seven days is too long between massages Four score and seven days is too long between massages
Abraham Lincoln quotes: As the problems are new, we must disenthrall ourselves from the past. As the problems are new, we must disenthrall ourselves from the past.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: It behooves us then to humble ourselves before the offended Power to confess our national sins and to pray for clemency and forgiveness ... It behooves us then to humble ourselves before the offended Power to confess our national sins and to pray for clemency and forgiveness ...
Abraham Lincoln quotes: The occasion is piled high with difficulty. We must rise to the occasion. The occasion is piled high with difficulty. We must rise to the occasion.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: The human mind is impelled to action, or held in rest by some power, over which the mind itself has no control. The human mind is impelled to action, or held in rest by some power, over which the mind itself has no control.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: It is much easier to ride a horse in the direction it is going. It is much easier to ride a horse in the direction it is going.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself. What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: I walk slowly, but never backwards. I walk slowly, but never backwards.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: We meet this evening, not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart. We meet this evening, not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Your rights end where my nose begins. Your rights end where my nose begins.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Care for him who shall have borne the battle Care for him who shall have borne the battle
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Friends, I agree with you in Providence; but I believe in the Providence of the most men, the largest purse, and the longest cannon. Friends, I agree with you in Providence; but I believe in the Providence of the most men, the largest purse, and the longest cannon.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets. Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets.
Abraham Lincoln quotes: Labor is superior to capital and precedes capital. Without labor, there is no capital. Labor is superior to capital and precedes capital. Without labor, there is no capital.