Abraham Lincoln Quotes

I fear explanations explanatory of things explained.

Abraham Lincoln

It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him

Abraham Lincoln

Most folk are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

I shall try to correct errors when shown to be errors, and I shall adopt new views so fast as they shall appear to be true views.

Abraham Lincoln

I destroy my enemy when I make him my friend.

Abraham Lincoln

The plainest print cannot be read through a gold eagle.

Abraham Lincoln

Our defence 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

The fiery trials through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation.

Abraham Lincoln

Many free countries have lost their liberty, and ours may lose hers; but if she shall, be it my proudest plume, not that I was the last to desert, but that I never deserted her.

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

Let use 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

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

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

If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.

Abraham Lincoln

Let us at all times remember that all American citizens are brothers of a common country, and should dwell together in bonds of fraternal feeling

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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