Abraham Lincoln Quotes

The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.

Abraham Lincoln

Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents... pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan

Abraham Lincoln

Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents... pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.

Abraham Lincoln

We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses

Abraham Lincoln

Our cause, then, must be intrusted to, and conducted by, its own undoubted friends-those whose hands are free, whose hearts are in the work-who do care for the result. Two years ago the Republicans of the nation mustered over thirteen hundred thousand strong. We did this under the single impulse of resistance to a common danger, with every external circumstance against us. Of strange, discordant, and even, hostile elements, we gathered from the four winds, and formed and fought the battle through, under the constant hot fire of a disciplined, proud, and pampered enemy. Did we brave all then to falter now?-now when that same enemy is wavering, dissevered, and belligerent? The result is not doubtful. We shall not fail-if we stand firm, we shall not fail. Wise councils may accelerate or mistakes delay it, but, sooner or later, the victory is sure to come

Abraham Lincoln

When someone asked Abraham Lincoln, after he was elected president, what he was going to do about his enemies, he replied, "I am going to destroy them. I am going to make them my friends

Abraham Lincoln

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle

Abraham Lincoln

Having thus chosen our course, without guile and with pure purpose, let us renew our trust in God, and go forward without fear and with manly hearts.

Abraham Lincoln

Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition

Abraham Lincoln

Do not worry; eat three square meals a day; say your prayers; be courteous to your creditors; keep your digestion good; exercise; go slow and easy. Maybe there are other things your special case requires to make you happy, but my friend, these I reckon will give you a good lift

Abraham Lincoln

Do not worry; eat three square meals a day; say your prayers; be courteous to your creditors; keep your digestion good; exercise; go slow and easy. Maybe there are other things your special case requires to make you happy, but my friend, these I reckon will give you a good lift.

Abraham Lincoln

Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.

Abraham Lincoln

I don’t know who my grandfather was; I’m much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.

Abraham Lincoln

It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues

Abraham Lincoln

You may fool all the people some of the time, you can even fool some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.

Abraham Lincoln

Military glory - that attractive rainbow that rises in showers of blood

Abraham Lincoln

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