37 Inspirational Quotes by Abraham Lincoln


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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865), an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States.

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

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There are no bad pictures; that’s just how your face looks sometimes.

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I will prepare and someday my chance will come.

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I happen temporarily to occupy this big White House. I am living witness that any one of your children may look to come here as my father’s child has.

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And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

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

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I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.

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I would rather be a little nobody, then to be an evil somebody.

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I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.

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I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.

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

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When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang out.

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

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You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry.

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We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.

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

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Be sure you put your feet in the right place and then stand firm.

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

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

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

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I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down.

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Whatever you are, be a good one.

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

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Every man’s happiness is his own responsibility.

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Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today.

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I can make a General in five minutes but a good horse is hard to replace.

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

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I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.

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Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.

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

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My old father used to have a saying: If you make a bad bargain, hug it all the tighter.

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Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.

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The best way to predict your future is to create it.

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Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.

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In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

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Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?

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

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