Abraham Lincoln quotes

 quotes - Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. Share

“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”

— Abraham Lincoln

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

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

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves. Share

“Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.”

— Abraham Lincoln

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

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

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next. Share

“The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself. Share

“What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me. Share

“A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day. Share

“I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help. Share

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

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one? Share

“If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens. Share

“No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg. Share

“How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

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

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

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally. Share

“Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.”

— Abraham Lincoln

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

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

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves. Share

“Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - I will prepare and some day my chance will come. Share

“I will prepare and some day my chance will come.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time. Share

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

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end. Share

“I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right. Share

“Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.”

— Abraham Lincoln

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

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

— Abraham Lincoln

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

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

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice. Share

“I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent. Share

“No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. Share

“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Share

“As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read. Share

“The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have. Share

“A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. Share

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts. Share

“I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts. ”

— Abraham Lincoln