Abraham Lincoln Quotes
~Wonderful Abraham Lincoln Quotes~
"Four score 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." Abraham Lincoln
"The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every other calling, is diligence. Leave nothing for to-morrow which can be done to-day." Abraham Lincoln
"A lawyer's time and advice are his stock in trade." Abraham Lincoln
"Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people." Abraham Lincoln
"The ballot is stronger than the bullet." Abraham Lincoln
"Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed. He who molds public sentiment goes deeper than he who enacts statutes or decisions possible or impossible to execute." Abraham Lincoln
"Politicians are a set of men who have interests aside from the interests of the people and who, to say the most of them, are, taken as a mass, at least one long step removed from honest men." Abraham Lincoln
"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing." Abraham Lincoln
"I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life." Abraham Lincoln
"The fiery trials through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation." Abraham Lincoln
"A jury too often has at least one member more ready to hang the panel than to hang the traitor." Abraham Lincoln
"Prohibition will work great injury to the cause of temperance. It is a species of intemperance within itself, for it goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation, and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes. A Prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded." Abraham Lincoln
"Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing." Abraham Lincoln
"I don't like that man. I must get to know him better." Abraham Lincoln
"You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today." Abraham Lincoln
"And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." Abraham Lincoln
"If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee." Abraham Lincoln
"Friends, I agree with you in Providence; but I believe in the Providence of the most men, the largest purse, and the longest cannon."
"No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent." Abraham Lincoln
"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." Abraham Lincoln
"I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day." Abraham Lincoln
"Beware of rashness, but with energy, and sleepless vigilance, go forward and give us victories." Abraham Lincoln
"We know nothing of what will happen in future, but by the analogy of experience." Abraham Lincoln
~My Favorite Abraham Lincoln Quote~
"That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise." Abraham Lincoln
"I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me." Abraham Lincoln
"Freedom is the last, best hope of earth." Abraham Lincoln
~An Abraham Lincoln Quote I Often Use~
"I will prepare and some day my chance will come." Abraham Lincoln
"Honest statesmanship is the wise employment of individual meanness for the public good." Abraham Lincoln
"It is the eternal struggle between these two principles-right and wrong. They are the two principles that have stood face to face from the beginning of time and will ever continue to struggle. It is the same spirit that says, "You work and toil and earn bread, and I'll eat it."
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we mustrise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."
"Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators." Abraham Lincoln
"What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself." Abraham Lincoln
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that's my religion." Abraham Lincoln
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