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Abraham Lincoln

Top 10 Abraham Lincoln Quotes,  American
Total Quotes : 78
Business Will Still

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.

- Abraham Lincoln

I Am Slow Never

I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.

- Abraham Lincoln

Give Hours Six

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

- Abraham Lincoln

Compliment Likes Everybody

Everybody likes a compliment.

- Abraham Lincoln

Through Congress We Cannot

Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We, of this Congress and this administration, will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance, or insignificance, can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation.

- Abraham Lincoln

Access Been Discovered

A capacity, and taste, for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others.

- Abraham Lincoln

Strength Feet Firm

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.

- Abraham Lincoln

Freedom Lose Will

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.

- Abraham Lincoln

Against Divided Itself

A house divided against itself cannot stand.

- Abraham Lincoln

Truth Given Firm Believer

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.

- Abraham Lincoln

Fruit Wait Him

A man watches his pear tree day after day, impatient for the ripening of the fruit. Let him attempt to force the process, and he may spoil both fruit and tree. But let him patiently wait, and the ripe pear at length falls into his lap.

- Abraham Lincoln

Big Give Take

We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.

- Abraham Lincoln

Other How Far Every Man

Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say, for one, that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow-men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem. How far I shall succeed in gratifying this ambition is yet to be developed.

- Abraham Lincoln

Think Feel Remember When

I am naturally anti-slavery. If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong. I can not remember when I did not so think and feel.

- Abraham Lincoln

Success Important Always

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.

- Abraham Lincoln

Anybody Bound Goes

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.

- Abraham Lincoln

Leg Tail Many

How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg? Four. Saying that a tail is a leg doesn't make it a leg.

- Abraham Lincoln

Slave Idea Would

As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.

- Abraham Lincoln

Education Want Read

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

Desires Old Would

Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.

- Abraham Lincoln