Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

Quotes by Abraham Lincoln (16th president of US (1809 – 1865))

  • “The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “I do the very best I know how – the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.”
    by 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.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “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.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “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.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it’s best to let him run.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “Whatever you are, be a good one.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “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.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.”
    by Abraham Lincoln

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