Famous Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

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.

What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.
Abraham Lincoln

Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Abraham Lincoln

The people themselves, and not their servants, can safely reverse their own deliberate decisions.
Abraham Lincoln

Whatever you are, be a good one.
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.
Abraham Lincoln

The people will save their government, if the government itself will allow them.
Abraham Lincoln

When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
Abraham Lincoln

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Abraham Lincoln

The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
Abraham Lincoln

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.
Abraham Lincoln

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
Abraham Lincoln

The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
Abraham Lincoln

When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees.
Abraham Lincoln

The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep’s for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty.
Abraham Lincoln

Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely be found than one who does this.
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.
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.
Abraham Lincoln

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
Abraham Lincoln

With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds.
Abraham Lincoln

Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
Abraham Lincoln

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.
Abraham Lincoln

With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.
Abraham Lincoln

No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
Abraham Lincoln

With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.
Abraham Lincoln

Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.
Abraham Lincoln

You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
Abraham Lincoln

Public opinion in this country is everything.
Abraham Lincoln

You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man’s initiative and independence.
Abraham Lincoln

Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.
Abraham Lincoln

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Abraham Lincoln

You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
Abraham Lincoln

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