Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

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

  • “I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “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.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the 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
  • “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.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free – honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.”
    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
  • “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 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
  • “If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have.”
    by Abraham Lincoln

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