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Famous Abraham Lincoln Quotations

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Quote Left Whatever you are, be a good one. Quote Right
Quote Left A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me. Quote Right
Quote Left Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. Quote Right
Quote Left I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice. Quote Right
Quote Left If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee. Quote Right
Quote Left The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just. Quote Right
Quote Left The ballot is stronger than the bullet. Quote Right
Quote Left Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left I will prepare and some day my chance will come. Quote Right
Quote Left When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say. Quote Right
Quote Left Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally. Quote Right
Quote Left 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. Quote Right
Quote Left If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep doing so until the end. If the end brings me out all right, what is said against me won't amount to anything. If the end brings me out wrong, ten angels swearing I was right would make no difference. Quote Right
Quote Left The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Quote Right
Quote Left Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. Quote Right
Quote Left When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run. Quote Right
Quote Left The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time. Quote Right
Quote Left Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. Quote Right
Quote Left The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Quote Right
Quote Left No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens. Quote Right
Quote Left I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him. Quote Right
Quote Left To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men. Quote Right
Quote Left As our case is new, we must think and act anew. Quote Right
Quote Left I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it. Quote Right
Quote Left I am Anne Rutledge who sleep beneath these weeds, Beloved in life of Abraham Lincoln,... Quote Right
Quote Left Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them? Quote Right
Quote Left Corporations have been enthroned .... An era of corruption in high places will follow and the money power will endeavor to prolong its reign by working on the prejudices of the people... until wealth is aggregated in a few hands ... and the Republic is destroyed. Quote Right
Quote Left I pray our Heavenly Father will assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you with only the cherished memories of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom. Quote Right
Quote Left Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition. Quote Right