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

Problems Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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If by the mere force of numbers a majority should deprive a minority of any clearly written constitutional right, it might, in a moral point of view, justify revolution

Revolution 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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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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Let us at all times remember that all American citizens are brothers of a common country, and should dwell together in bonds of fraternal feeling.

Citizenship 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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Tact: the ability to describe others as they see themselves.

Tact 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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Whatever you are, be a good one.

Doing your best 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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It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.

Military Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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

Mothers 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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Worse than traitors in arms are the men who pretend loyalty to the flag, feast and fatten on the misfortunes of the Nation while patriotic blood is crimsoning the plains of the South and their countrymen moldering the dust.

Greed 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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A man's reputation is what other people think of him; his character is what he really is.

Reputation 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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He reminds me of the man who murdered both his parents, and then when sentence was about to be pronounced pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan

Justice Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all

Books Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Must a government be too strong for the liberties of its people or too weak to maintain its own existence?

Government Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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