At the outbreak of the Civil War, Lincoln was not a powerful man; he was not even a lawyer. He and his allies tried to form a government, but it failed. In a time of great need, they chose our country’s most important man as president.
I have compiled a list of 34 of the most important Abraham Lincoln quotes for you to enjoy today.
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34 Famous Abraham Lincoln Quotes
Â Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand, firm.
Character is like a tree and reputation is a shadow. The shadow is what you think of it, but the tree is actually the real thing.
Be the best you can, strive to improve yourself, work hard to attain your goal. Do not let your emotions get the best of you. Be the best at something.
It’s not important for you to have a lot of self confidence and positive thinking, but it is very important for you to have a good resolution and believe in yourself.
In the end, it is not the years in your life that count. It is the life in your years.
If you give a person a million dollars, he will spend four days in the month. I want the six hours!
We’re in the 21st century, not the middle of the 20th. We can’t escape the responsibilities of the future by evading them now.
Things may come to those who are patient in waiting. However, only the things that are left by those who are fast in pursuit will prevail.
Success is subjective. Some people are born with more talent than others. We don’t achieve greatness through luck, and a bad day doesn’t make us a failure, it just makes us human.
10th of 34 Abraham Lincoln Quotes
If your idea of success isn’t something you enjoy, you will never be successful. Your time is something you have control over.
Everybody likes a compliment. That doesn’t mean that everybody is actually complimented.
A compliment that is not appreciated is just a compliment that is wasted.
A man with high integrity will care so much about the opinion of others that his actions and decisions will be based on the approval of others. By the way, this man will only be a good man as a result of the approval of others.
When one is talking about a tail, one is talking about the tail of a dog. A tail is part of a dog. The tail is not the dog. Calling the tail a leg does not make the tail a leg.
I have a very slow walk, but I never walk backward.
Let people think you know what you are talking about; you don’t. They don’t care what you know, they care what you do.
My friend, if we want a different philosophy of government we need a different set of policies. We need to work harder to get your opinion heard by those in authority. We also need to work to get those in authority thinking about and working for a better system of governance.
My point of view is that we should strive to be worthy of our own recognition. Just like we can be rejected through bad reviews, so can we be rejected through bad comments.
Those who don’t have a place to live shouldn’t rip apart someone else’s home, but they should get the heck out of the way. Working hard, building one’s own shelter, and not damaging others’ property, will help make sure everyone’s home is safe and secure.
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If America destroys itself, it will only be through internal issues such as corruption, poverty, violence, and lack of morals.
20th of 34 Abraham Lincoln Quotes
The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time. Every day is a new day to improve yourself and build a better tomorrow.
Most people are pretty stupid and they can’t be fooled all the time, so you have to find a way to fool them once in a while.
No person is good enough to be a leader if they do not have your consent.
There are two ways to make an enemy your friend: Either you befriend the enemy when he is weaker or you befriend an enemy when he is weaker and the most dangerous for you.
“When you’re young you assume that nobody wants to hamper you. Eventually you realize that you might really want to hamper someone else.”
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“Hold on to your opinions with both hands and squeeze them until they crack!” – Abraham Lincoln.
Most famous American president said this on the day he signed the Emancipation Proclamation.
Abraham Lincoln, during his final public address, declared that he would not cease his efforts, no matter how unsuccessful he may prove to be.
“A house divided against itself cannot stand.” – Abraham Lincoln
3. What makes this statement particularly interesting is that, although Lincoln quoted it, he was the one who brought it down.
Abraham Lincoln had a great mother who prays for her son. The prayers of mother’s are never forgotten, and follow the son all his life.
Having a close friend who is a good bookseller is a great help in getting some books that you might not have been able to get a hold of.
31st of 34 Abraham Lincoln Quotes
A man needs to be proud of where he lives. He needs to have a plan to get his place back to what it was once upon a time. A place that is proud to be home to the man who leads it.
When you are getting ready to reason with someone, you spend 50% of your time thinking about being right and 50% of the time thinking about your interlocutor.
There is a lot of wisdom to be found in everyday life. My experience has been that the more ordinary and unassuming a person is, the more worthy of respect, and the better the life they lead.
This quote has been used in a few different ways; first, that the person who can hold their tongue is wiser, or more intelligent. Secondly, that a man who can hold their tongue is unusual, or more valuable.
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