Abraham Lincoln Quotes

Quotations and Sayings by Abraham Lincoln

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing. – Abraham Lincoln

Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. – Abraham Lincoln

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

I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends. – Abraham Lincoln

I will prepare and some day my chance will come. – Abraham Lincoln

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

I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice. – Abraham Lincoln

It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues. – Abraham Lincoln

And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. – Abraham Lincoln

That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well. –  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 should be on the Lord’s side. – Abraham Lincoln

When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion. – Abraham Lincoln

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

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

Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition. – Abraham Lincoln

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

We can complain that rose bushes have thorns, or we can rejoice that thorn bushes have roses. – Abraham Lincoln

Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today. – Abraham Lincoln

No man has a good enough memory to make a successful liar. – Abraham Lincoln

When you have got an elephant by the hind leg, and he is trying to run away, it’s best to let him run. – Abraham Lincoln

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

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm. – Abraham Lincoln

Whatever you are, be a good one. – Abraham Lincoln

I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better. – Abraham Lincoln

A house divided against itself cannot stand. – Abraham Lincoln

The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time. – Abraham Lincoln

There are no accidents in my philosophy. Every effect must have its cause. The past is the cause of the present, and the present will be the cause of the future. All these are links in the endless chain stretching from the finite to the infinite. – Abraham Lincoln

If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one? – Abraham Lincoln