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50+ Great Abraham Lincoln Quotes, Sayings & Quotation

Read and Share Famous Abraham Lincoln Quotes, Sayings, Quotations etc. Enjoy These Abraham Lincoln Sayings By Sharing With Your Friends, Relatives and Love One’s On Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter, Gmail, Instagram etc.Abraham Lincoln was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.

50+ Awesome Abraham Lincoln Quotes

“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.”

“Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.”

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

“He who molds the public sentiment… makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make.”

“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.”

“Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible.”

Beautiful Abraham Lincoln Quotes

“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.”

“How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg.”

“I can make more generals, but horses cost money.”

“All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.”

“I care not much for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.”

“Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose and you allow him to make war at pleasure.”

“Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.”

“Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?”

“Everybody likes a compliment.”

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

“He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.”

“Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable a most sacred right a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.”

Great Abraham Lincoln Quotes

“I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end… I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me.”

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


“Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets.”

“Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.”

“Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new at all.”

“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.”

“Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.”

“Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.”

“As our case is new, we must think and act anew.”

“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.”

“A house divided against itself cannot stand.”

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

“All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.”

“God must love the common man, he made so many of them.”

“To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.”

“Whatever you are, be a good one.”

“Avoid popularity if you would have peace.”

Mind Blowing Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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

“It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.”

“No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.”

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

“A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.”

“We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.”

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

“Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.”

“A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.”

“I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.”

“Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.”

“I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.”

“There is another old poet whose name I do not now remember who said, “Truth is the daughter of Time.”

“If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog? Five? No, calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg.”

“Don’t interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.”

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