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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

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

Mothers Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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A statesman is he who thinks in the future generations, and a politician is he who thinks in the upcoming elections.

Political leaders 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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When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that's my religion.

Feelings 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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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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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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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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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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Avoid popularity if you would have peace.

Popularity Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Suspicions which may be unjust need not be stated.

Suspicion 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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We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.

People Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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You may fool all the people some of the time, you can even fool some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.

Politics Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.

Achievement Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.

Advertising Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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

Civil rights Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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

Concern Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.

Concern Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day.

Conviction Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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

Enemies Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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I shall try to correct errors when shown to be errors, and I shall adopt new views so fast as they shall appear to be true views

Errors Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.

Force Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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

Growing up Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.

Law and lawyers Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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