Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

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

  • “The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.”
    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
  • “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.”
    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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “The people will save their government, if the government itself will allow them.”
    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
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.”
    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
  • “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
  • “No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.”
    by Abraham Lincoln
  • “The assertion that “all men are created equal” was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use.”
    by Abraham Lincoln

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