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144 Famous Quotes by Abraham Lincoln
2/12/1809 - 4/15/1865
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Honest Abe     Abe Lincoln     abraham_lincoln
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About Abraham Lincoln

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.

Cowardice Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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I will prepare and some day my chance will come.

Day Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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

Democracy Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Whatever you are, be a good one.

Doing your best Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Whatever you are, be a good one.

Empowerment Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Future Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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

Problems Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Tact is the art of making guests feel at home when that's really where you wish they were.

Tact Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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When I get ready to talk to people, I spend two thirds of the time thinking what they want to hear and one third thinking about what I want to say.

Thinking Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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

Wisdom Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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In giving freedom to the slave we assure freedom to the free,--honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve.

Slavery Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln , Source: Annual Message to Congress

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That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

Encouragement Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Better to remain silent and be thought a fool then to speak out and remove all doubt.

Fools Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

Future Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.

Reality Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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What I do say is that no man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

Control Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave, to every living heart and hearth-stone, all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.

Christianity Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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

Democracy Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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

Adversity Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.

Constitution Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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

Criticism Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end

Doing your best Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Doing your best Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Treat your friend as if he will one day be your enemy, and your enemy as if he will one day be your friend

Enemies Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.

Labor Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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