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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln
He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I know.
It’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people.
If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one.
My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.
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 should be on the Lords side.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
People are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
A man may be loyal to his government and yet oppose the particular principles and methods of administration.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?