Abraham Lincoln Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Abraham Lincoln quotes, Abraham Lincoln sayings, and Abraham Lincoln proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Whatever you are, be a good one. Abraham Lincoln
The possibility 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
No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens. Abraham Lincoln
Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents... pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan. Abraham Lincoln
If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one? Abraham Lincoln
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend. Abraham Lincoln
I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends. Abraham Lincoln
Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition. Abraham Lincoln
We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what we cannot. Abraham Lincoln
Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people. Abraham Lincoln
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent. Abraham Lincoln
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves Abraham Lincoln
Slavery is founded in the selfishness of man's nature - opposition to it, is his love of justice. These principles are an eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely, as slavery extension brings them, shocks, and throes, and convulsions must ceaselessly follow. Abraham Lincoln
Free labor has the inspiration of hope; pure slavery has no hope. Abraham Lincoln
Slavery is founded in the selfishness of man's nature - opposition to it, is his love of justice. These principles are an eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely, as slavery extension brings them, shocks, and throes, and convulsions must ceaselessly follow. 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
If you look for the bad in people expecting to find it, you surely will. Abraham Lincoln
Bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other. Abraham Lincoln
What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself. Abraham Lincoln
Achievement has no color. Abraham Lincoln
Human action can be modified to some extent, but human nature cannot be changed. Abraham Lincoln
I walk slowly, but I never walk backward. Abraham Lincoln
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was. Abraham Lincoln
I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be. 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. Abraham Lincoln
Having thus chosen our course, without guile and with pure purpose, let us renew our trust in God, and go forward without fear and with manly hearts. Abraham Lincoln
He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help. Abraham Lincoln
To ease another's heartache is to forget one's own. Abraham Lincoln
You may fool all the people some of the time, you can even fool some of the people all of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time. Abraham Lincoln
The ballot is stronger than the bullet. Abraham Lincoln