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.
There are no bad pictures; that’s just how your face looks sometimes.
I will prepare and someday my chance will come.
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.
And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.
I would rather be a little nobody, then to be an evil somebody.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.
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.
You have to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang out.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry.
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.
It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place and then stand firm.
The best thing about the future is that is comes one day at a time.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character give him power.
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.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
Every man’s happiness is his own responsibility.
Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today.
I can make a General in five minutes but a good horse is hard to replace.
Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other one thing.
I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
My old father used to have a saying: If you make a bad bargain, hug it all the tighter.
Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.
The best way to predict your future is to create it.
Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?
No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
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