Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

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

  • “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
  • “Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “The people will save their government, if the government itself will allow them.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “No man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent.”
    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
  • “Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.”
    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
  • “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.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I ain’t read.”
    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
  • “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
  • “Fourscore 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.”
    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
  • “No man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent.”
    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
  • “Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.”
    by Abraham Lincoln

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