Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

I regard no man as poor who has a godly mother.

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

Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all

Abraham Lincoln

Public opinion, though often formed upon a wrong basis, yet generally has a strong underlying sense of justice

Abraham Lincoln

Public opinion in this country is everything.

Abraham Lincoln

If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all of the time; but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

Lets have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.

Abraham Lincoln

The people when rightly and fully trusted will return the trust

Abraham Lincoln

You cannot build character and courage by taking away man's initiative and independence.

Abraham Lincoln

Do not destroy that immortal emblem of humanity, the Declaration of Independence.

Abraham Lincoln

If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar. If any man tells you he trusts America, yet fears labor, he is a fool.

Abraham Lincoln

Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.

Abraham Lincoln

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