Abraham Lincoln quotes for quote lover

Abraham Lincoln quotesYou 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

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

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.


Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves; and under the rule of a just God, cannot long retain it.-Abraham Lincoln.

When I do good I feel good, when I do bad I feel bad, and that’s my religion.-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 their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.-Abraham Lincoln.

My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.-Abraham Lincoln.

How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg? Four. Saying that a tail is a leg doesn’t make it a leg.-Abraham Lincoln.

Lets have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.-Abraham Lincoln.

The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep’s throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty.-Abraham Lincoln.


It is a quality of revolutions not to go by old lines or old laws, but to break up both and make new ones.-Abraham Lincoln.

I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.-Abraham Lincoln.

The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.-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 when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.-Abraham Lincoln.

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.-Abraham Lincoln.


Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?-Abraham Lincoln.

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

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

Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored.-Abraham Lincoln.

No man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent.-Abraham Lincoln.

Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say, for one, that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow-men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem. How far I shall succeed in gratifying this ambition is yet to be developed.-Abraham Lincoln.

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


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

With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.-Abraham Lincoln.

Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.-Abraham Lincoln.

I care not much for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.-Abraham Lincoln.

These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have.-Abraham Lincoln.

Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.-Abraham Lincoln.

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.

I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end… I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me.-Abraham Lincoln.

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

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

Knavery and flattery are blood relations.-Abraham Lincoln.

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 may be on the Lord’s side.-Abraham Lincoln.

In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all; and to the young, it comes with bitterest agony because it takes them unawares. I have had experience enough to know what I say.-Abraham Lincoln.

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

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.-Abraham Lincoln.

I hope to stand firm enough to not go backward, and yet not go forward fast enough to wreck the country’s cause.
-Abraham Lincoln.

Nothing new here, except my marrying, which to me is a matter of profound wonder.-Abraham Lincoln.


I can express all my views on the slavery question by quotations from Henry Clay.-Abraham Lincoln.


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


Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.-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.

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

How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg? Four. Saying that a tail is a leg doesn’t make it a leg.-Abraham Lincoln.

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

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.

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

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