Abraham Lincoln Quotes
Born: February 12, 1809
Died: April 15, 1865
The blessing always comes back to the door of the author.
Never stir up litigation, a worse man can scarcely be found than one who does this, who can be more nearly a fiend than he who habitually overhauls the register of deeds in search of defects in titles, whereon to stir up strife, and put money in his pocket?
I am the president of the United States of America, clothed in immense power! You will procure me those votes!
Shall we stop this bleeding?
Do you think we choose the times into which we are born? Or do we fit the times we are born into?
It's time for me to go. But I would rather stay.
Weakness is what keeps driving us to God, by the overwhelming conviction that there just isn't anywhere else to go.
If we believe the Bible, we must accept the fact that, in the old days, God and his angels came to humans in their sleep and made themselves known in dreams.
Everybody likes compliment.
It doesn't mater if you're a slow walker, so long as you don't walk backwards.
Let all Americans - let all lovers of liberty everywhere - join in the great and good work. If we do this, we shall not only have saved the Union, but we shall have so saved it, as to make, and to keep it, forever worthy of the saving.
To lead, you must touch men's hearts.
The legalized liquor business is the tragedy of our civilization. Alcohol is the greatest and most blighting curse of our modern civilization. The liquor seller is simply and only a privileged malefactor - a criminal.
A man has not the time to spend half his life in quarrels. If any man ceases to attack me, I never remember the past against him.
Let us do nothing through passion and ill temper.
If you understand what you're doing, you're not learning anything.
If you have never failed you have never lived.
Labor is superior to capital and precedes capital. Without labor, there is no capital.
By all means, don't say, 'if I can,' say 'I will.'
Fellow countrymen: At this second appearing to take the oath of the Presidential office, there is less occasion for an extended address than there was at the first...The progress of our arms, upon which all else chiefly depends, is as well known to the public as to myself, and it is, I trust, reasonably satisfactory and encouraging to all. With high hope for the future, no prediction in regard to it is ventured...