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.
Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his
country's cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother
in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause.
Veterans Day Quotes
Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.
Quote of The Day
I believe the Bible is the best gift God has ever given to man.
All the good from The Savior of the world is communicated to us
through this Book.
Die when I may, I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow."
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.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and
I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
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.
If you look for the bad in people expecting to find it, you surely will.
Let no feeling of discouragement prey
upon you, and in the end you
are sure to succeed.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is
more important than any other.
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.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it.
Give him a chance.
Common looking people are the best in the world:
that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to
know what his grandson will be.
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.
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.
All I am, or can be, I owe to my angel mother.
Adversity does not make us frail; it only shows us how frail we are.
Lets have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us, to the end,
dare to do our duty as we understand it.
The strongest bond of human sympathy outside the family relation
should be one
uniting working people of all nations and tongues and kindred's.
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.
The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he made so many of them."
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.
Famous Quotes about Life
You can't make a weak man strong by making a strong man weak.
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.
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.