Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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?

 

 

And in the end it is not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years.

 

 

My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.

 

 

Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it.

 

 

I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.

 

 

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.

 

 

Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

I will prepare and someday my chance will come.

 

 

Every man’s HAPPINESS is his own responsibility.

 

 

The best way to predict your future is to create it.

 

 

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

 

 

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

 

 

The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he made so many of them.

 

 

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

 

 

You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry.

 

 

I am not concerned that you have fallen–I am concerned that you arise.

 

 

We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.

 

 

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

 

 

Stand with anyone that is right; stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong.

 

 

Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.

 

 

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