Abraham Lincoln Quotes

February 12, 1809 April 15, 1865

Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln was born in Hodgenville, Hardin County, Kentucky. He was the sixteenth President of the United States who inspired many. He died on April 15th, the morning after being shot at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. by John Wilkes Booth, an actor.

No man ever got lost on a straight road.
Abraham Lincoln
Inspirational Quotes  |


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


Rules of living:
Don't worry, eat three square meals a day, say your prayers, be courteous to your creditors, keep your digestion good, steer clear of biliousness, exercise, go slow and go easy. May be there are other things that your special case requires to make you happy, but my friend, these, I reckon, will give you a good life.
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Quotes about Life   |  


A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
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Friend   |  


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


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.
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Opportunity   |  


If you look for the bad in people expecting to find it, you surely will.
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Good   |  


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


In this sad world of ours sorrow comes to all and it often comes with bitter agony. Perfect relief is not possible except with time. You cannot now believe that you will ever feel better. But this is not true. You are sure to be happy again. Knowing this, truly believing it will make you less miserable now. I have had enough experience to make this statement.
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Experience   |  


If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
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Greatness   |


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


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


I never encourage deceit, and falsehood, especially if you have got a bad memory, is the worst enemy a fellow can have. The fact is truth is your truest friend, no matter what the circumstances are.
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Words of Encouragement   |  


I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me insufficient for that day.
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Faith   |  


All I am, or can be, I owe to my angel mother.
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Mother   |


I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.
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Funny Quotes about Life   |  


Adversity does not make us frail; it only shows us how frail we are.
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Adversity   |


The strongest bond of human sympathy outside the family relation should be one uniting working people of all nations and tongues and kindred's.
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Family   |


A capacity, and taste, for reading, gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others. It is the key, or one of the keys, to the already solved problems. And not only so. It gives a relish, and facility, for successfully pursuing the yet unsolved ones.
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Problem   |


Adhere to your purpose and you will soon feel as well as you ever did. On the contrary, if you falter, and give up, you will lose the power of keeping any resolution, and will regret it all your life.
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Regret  |


Beavers build houses; but they build them in nowise differently, or better now, than they did, five thousand years ago. Ants, and honey-bees, provide food for winter; but just in the same way they did, when Solomon referred the sluggard to them as patterns of prudence. Man is not the only animal who labors; but he is the only one who improves his workmanship.
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Work   |


Kindness is the only service that will stand the storm of life and not wash out. It will wear well and will be remembered long after the prism of politeness or the complexion of courtesy has faded away.
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Kindness   |

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