Abraham Lincoln Quotes

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

Abraham Lincoln

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

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

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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