Abraham Lincoln quotes

 quotes - Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory. Share

“Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - Stand with anybody that stands right, stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong. Share

“Stand with anybody that stands right, stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong.”

— Abraham Lincoln

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

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

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed. Share

“Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person. Share

“The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - I can make more generals, but horses cost money. Share

“I can make more generals, but horses cost money. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Share

“The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance. Share

“If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible. Share

“Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees. Share

“When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it. Share

“We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run. Share

“When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed. Share

“The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old. Share

“Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - Some day I shall be President. Share

“Some day I shall be President.”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary. Share

“To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

 quotes - The people themselves, and not their servants, can safely reverse their own deliberate decisions. Share

“The people themselves, and not their servants, can safely reverse their own deliberate decisions.”

— Abraham Lincoln

“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

“This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

“Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

“Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.”

— Abraham Lincoln

“You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

“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. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

“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. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

“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.”

— Abraham Lincoln

“Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

“Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose - and you allow him to make war at pleasure. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

“With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds. ”

— Abraham Lincoln

“Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.”

— Abraham Lincoln

“Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built. ”

— Abraham Lincoln