Abraham Lincoln Quotes

Abraham Lincoln is one of the wisest man and ex president of United States. His own story is very inspirational and motivational for many. Here are some of the motivational and uplifting quotes from Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln was US President, leader and very much inspiring person for many. You can more about his life fiction and nonfiction by clicking here. Abraham Lincoln.

A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Abraham Lincoln

Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.
Abraham Lincoln

I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.
Abraham Lincoln

A house divided against itself cannot stand.
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.
Abraham Lincoln

I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Abraham Lincoln

A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
Abraham Lincoln

Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.
Abraham Lincoln

I hope to stand firm enough to not go backward, and yet not go forward fast enough to wreck the country’s cause.
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.
Abraham Lincoln

Everybody likes a compliment.
Abraham Lincoln

I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
Abraham Lincoln

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
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.
Abraham Lincoln

I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
Abraham Lincoln

Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose – and you allow him to make war at pleasure.
Abraham Lincoln

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
Abraham Lincoln

I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
Abraham Lincoln

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
Abraham Lincoln

Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.
Abraham Lincoln

I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.
Abraham Lincoln

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
Abraham Lincoln

He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
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.
Abraham Lincoln

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
Abraham Lincoln

He who molds the public sentiment… makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make.
Abraham Lincoln

I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known.
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.
Abraham Lincoln

Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible.
Abraham Lincoln

I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Abraham Lincoln

As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
Abraham Lincoln

How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg.
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

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