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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

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

Advice / experience / wisdom 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.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me.

History Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history.

History Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.

History Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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We have forgotten the gracious hand which has preserved us in peace and multiplied and enriched and strengthened us, and have vainly imagined in the deceitfulness of our hearts that all these blessings were produced by some superior wisdom and virtue of our own. Intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become too self sufficient to feel the necessity of redeeming and preserving Grace, too proud to pray to the God that made us.

Christianity Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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

Friendship Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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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.

Cause Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.

Confidence Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people.

Democracy Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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We know nothing of what will happen in future, but by the analogy of experience.

Experience Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Knavery and flattery are blood relations.

Flattery 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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Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God, cannot long retain it.

Freedom Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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I know that the Lord is always on the side of the right. But it is my constant anxiety and prayer that I and this nation should be on the Lord's side.

God Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Must a government of necessity 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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The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.

Law Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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

Love Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Melancholy Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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In this and like communities, public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed.

Opinion Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Avoid popularity if you would have peace.

Popularity Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

Procrastination Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.

Progress Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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Property is the fruit of labor; property is desirable; it is a positive good in the world.

Property Quotes, by Abraham Lincoln

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