75 Inspirational Lincoln Quotes That Are Truly Memorable

75 Inspirational Lincoln Quotes That Are Truly Memorable
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Tripboba.com - Lincoln or Abraham Lincoln is well known as the 16th president of the United States. Lincoln came from humble beginnings and was self-educated, however as a youngster was chosen for the Illinois State Legislature. 

Eventually, he turned into a senator. Lincoln ran for president in 1860 as a member of the Republican party. 

In this article, you can see the following list of Lincoln quotes that are inspiring. 

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Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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Here are some Abraham Lincoln quotes that might inspire you!

  • “Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.”
  • “Whatever you are, be a good one.”
  • “Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?”
  • “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”
  • “My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.”
  • “My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.”
  • “I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down.”
  • “Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all.”
  • “When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.”
  • “Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves”
  • “Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.”
  • “I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.”
  • “There are no bad pictures; that's just how your face looks sometimes.”
  • “I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.”
  • “Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it.”
  • “I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.”

Abe Lincoln Quotes

Abe Lincoln Quotes
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Here are some Lincoln quotes that you can copy-paste.

  • “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”
  • “I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.”
  • “Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”
  • “You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.”
  • “I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.”
  • “If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?”
  • “I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.”
  • “Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.”
  • “All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.”
  • “Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.”
  • “The best way to predict your future is to create it.”
  • “No man is poor who has a Godly mother.”
  • “We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.”
  • “I laugh because I must not cry, that is all, that is all. ”

Abraham Lincoln Famous Quotes

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Find out what's the best and famous Lincoln quotes below!

  • “Tact: the ability to describe others as they see themselves.”
  • “Elections belong to the people. It's their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.”
  • “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.”
  • “I will prepare and some day my chance will come.”
  • “No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar”
  • “The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.”
  • “My father taught me to work, but not to love it. I never did like to work, and I don't deny it. I'd rather read, tell stories, crack jokes, talk, laugh -- anything but work.”
  • “I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.”
  • “If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all of the time; but you can't fool all of the people all of the time. -Speech at Clinton, Illinois, September 8, 1854.”
  • “All I have learned, I learned from books.”
  • “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”
  • “I care not for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.”
  • “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”
  • “Every man's happiness is his own responsibility.”
  • “I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.”
  • “I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.”
  • “It's not me who can't keep a secret. It's the people I tell that can't.”
  • “The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he made so many of them.”

Quotes from Abraham Lincoln

Quotes from Abraham Lincoln
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See the following 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln quotes below.

  • “In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all; and, to the young, it comes with bitterest agony, because it takes them unawares. The older have learned to ever expect it. I am anxious to afford some alleviation of your present distress. Perfect relief is not possible, except with time. You can not now realize that you will ever feel better. Is not this so? And yet it is a mistake. You are sure to be happy again. To know this, which is certainly true, will make you some less miserable now. I have had experience enough to know what I say; and you need only to believe it, to feel better at once.”
  • “It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.”
  • “You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.”
  • “You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves.”
  • “You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry”
  • “If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.”
  • “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, and beer.”
  • “A house divided against itself cannot stand." I believe this government cannot endure, permanently half slave and half free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved — I do not expect the house to fall — but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing or all the other.”
  • “I am not concerned that you have fallen -- I am concerned that you arise.”

Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

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Here are some of the most memorable Lincoln quotes!

  • “It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.”
  • “The better part of one's life consists of his friendships.”
  • “To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own.”
  • “As a nation, we began by declaring that 'all men are created equal.' We now practically read it 'all men are created equal, except negroes.' When the Know-Nothings get control, it will read 'all men are created equal, except negroes, and foreigners, and Catholics.' When it comes to this I should prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretense of loving liberty – to Russia, for instance, where despotism can be taken pure, and without the base alloy of hypocrisy.”
  • “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.”
  • “I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.”
  • “Achievement has no color”
  • “Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.”
  • “When I get ready to talk to people, I spend two thirds of the time thinking what they want to hear and one third thinking about what I want to say.”
  • “From whence shall we expect the approach of danger? Shall some trans-Atlantic military giant step the earth and crush us at a blow? Never. All the armies of Europe and Asia...could not by force take a drink from the Ohio River or make a track on the Blue Ridge in the trial of a thousand years. No, if destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of free men we will live forever or die by suicide.”
  • “Be with a leader when he is right, stay with him when he is still right, but, leave him when he is wrong.”
  • “I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.”
  • “No matter how much the cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens. ”
  • “The Bible is not my book nor Christianity my profession. I could never give assent to the long, complicated statements of Christian dogma.”
  • “We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.”
  • “I have come to the conclusion never again to think of marrying, and for this reason, I can never be satisfied with anyone who would be blockhead enough to have me.”
  • “The ballot is stronger than the bullet.”
  • “If there is anything that links the human to the divine, it is the courage to stand by a principle when everybody else rejects it.”

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