Quotes of Abraham Lincoln

“ And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ I will prepare and some day my chance will come. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ 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

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

- Abraham Lincoln

“ My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

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

- Abraham Lincoln

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

- Abraham Lincoln

“ 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

“ 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. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

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

- Abraham Lincoln

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

- Abraham Lincoln

“ 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

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

- Abraham Lincoln

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

- Abraham Lincoln

“ When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ I will prepare and some day my chance will come ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ And in the end it is not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ I do the very best I know how-the very best I can; and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

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

- Abraham Lincoln

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

- Abraham Lincoln

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

- Abraham Lincoln

“ We know nothing of what will happen in the future, but in the analogy of experience. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ There is an important sense in which government is distinctive from administration. One is perpetual, the other is temporary and changeable. A man may be loyal to his government and yet oppose the particular principles and methods of administration. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ While the people retain their virtue, and vigilance, no administration, by any extreme of wickedness or folly, can very seriously injure the government, in the short space of four years. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

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

- Abraham Lincoln

“ He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas of any man I ever met. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice. ”

- Abraham Lincoln
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