Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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

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

Abraham Lincoln

You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.

Abraham Lincoln

With malice towards none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right

Abraham Lincoln

Laws change; people die; the land remains.

Abraham Lincoln

I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.

Abraham Lincoln

Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world

Abraham Lincoln

Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.

Abraham Lincoln

Whenever there is a conflict between human rights and property rights, human rights must prevail.

Abraham Lincoln

Prohibition goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation and makes crimes out of things that are not crimes.

Abraham Lincoln

Love is the chain whereby to bind a child to its parents.

Abraham Lincoln

Lonely men seek companionship. Lonely women sit at home and wait. They never meet.

Abraham Lincoln

Discourage litigation. Persuade you neighbors to compromise whenever you can ... As a peace-maker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.

Abraham Lincoln

I don\'t think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

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