Abraham Lincoln Quotes

It has long been a grave question whether any government, not too strong for the liberties of its people, can be strong enough to maintain its existence in great emergencies

Abraham Lincoln

That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

Abraham Lincoln

Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.

Abraham Lincoln

Beware of rashness, but with energy, and sleepless vigilance, go forward and give us victories.

Abraham Lincoln

These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people.

Abraham Lincoln

Knavery and flattery are blood relations.

Abraham Lincoln

I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.

Abraham Lincoln

Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history

Abraham Lincoln

The land, the earth God gave to man for his home...should never be the possession of any man, corporation, (or) society...any more than the air or water.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

Suspicions which may be unjust need not be stated.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

Abraham Lincoln

My old father used to have a saying: If you make a bad bargain, hug it all the tighter.

Abraham Lincoln

We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what we cannot.

Abraham Lincoln

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

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