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quote by Abraham Lincoln: Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

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

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

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

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by 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. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

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
quote by Abraham Lincoln: Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

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

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: Oh, yes; you Virginians shed barrels of perspiration while standing off at a distance and superintending the work your slaves do for you. It is different with us. Here it is every fellow for himself,… with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

Oh, yes; you Virginians shed barrels of perspiration while standing off at a distance and superintending the work your slaves do for you. It is different with us. Here it is every fellow for himself, or he doesn't get there.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: When the white man governs himself, that is self-government; but when he governs himself and also governs another man, that is more than self-government -- that is despotism. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

When the white man governs himself, that is self-government; but when he governs himself and also governs another man, that is more than self-government -- that is despotism.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: There may sometimes be ungenerous attempts to keep a young man down; and they will succeed, too, if he allows his mind to be diverted from its true channel to brood over the attempted injury. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

There may sometimes be ungenerous attempts to keep a young man down; and they will succeed, too, if he allows his mind to be diverted from its true channel to brood over the attempted injury.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: A private soldier has as much right to justice as a major-general. with background image: man in black bubble hoodie looking at the stars
Background Photo: Joshua Earle

A private soldier has as much right to justice as a major-general.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by 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. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

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
quote by Abraham Lincoln: When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

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

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

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

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by 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. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

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
quote by 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. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

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

quote by Abraham Lincoln: I think that slavery is wrong, morally, socially and politically. I desire that it should be no further spread in these United States, and I should not object if it should gradually terminate in the … with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

I think that slavery is wrong, morally, socially and politically. I desire that it should be no further spread in these United States, and I should not object if it should gradually terminate in the whole Union.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by 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. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

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
quote by Abraham Lincoln: Standing as I do, with my hand upon this staff, and under the folds of the American flag, I ask you to stand by me so long as I stand by it. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

Standing as I do, with my hand upon this staff, and under the folds of the American flag, I ask you to stand by me so long as I stand by it.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

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

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quote by Abraham Lincoln: If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: A house divided against itself cannot stand. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

A house divided against itself cannot stand.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: I am naturally anti-slavery. If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong. I can not remember when I did not so think and feel. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

I am naturally anti-slavery. If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong. I can not remember when I did not so think and feel.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

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

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: I hold that while man exists, it is his duty to improve not only his own condition, but to assist in ameliorating mankind. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

I hold that while man exists, it is his duty to improve not only his own condition, but to assist in ameliorating mankind.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

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

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. with background image: person standing on top of mountain
Background Photo: Alessandro Erbetta

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

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

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'll get me a book I ain't read.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: The people will save their government, if the government itself will allow them. with background image: person wearing red running shoe

The people will save their government, if the government itself will allow them.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

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

--Abraham Lincoln


quote by Abraham Lincoln: I will prepare and some day my chance will come. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

I will prepare and some day my chance will come.

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by Abraham Lincoln: Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

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

--Abraham Lincoln
quote by 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. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

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
quote by Abraham Lincoln: The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just. with background image: photo of author Abraham Lincoln with quote

The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.

--Abraham Lincoln

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