Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 – and deceased on April 15, 1865. He was one of the Great Politician of America. As well as one of the most respected and beloved personalities. He was the 16th president of the United State of America. His parents were illiterate but they give him one of the best lesson to be humble and that’s why he become one of the Great personality of America.

At starting he was running a shop and later on become 16th President of America. He was self educated and become a lawyer.

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QuotesAbraham Lincoln
1Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
2You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
3Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
4Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
5I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
6If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
7Sir, 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.
8I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
9We 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.
10Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
11For my part, I desire to see the time when education – and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise and industry – shall become much more general than at present, and should be gratified to have it in my power to contribute something to the advancement of any measure which might have a tendency to accelerate the happy period.
12The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
13My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
14I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
15A man watches his pear tree day after day, impatient for the ripening of the fruit. Let him attempt to force the process, and he may spoil both fruit and tree. But let him patiently wait, and the ripe pear at length falls into his lap.
16In so far as the government lands can be disposed of, I am in favor of cutting up the wild lands into parcels so that every poor man may have a home.
17Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
18Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion,and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such purpose – and you allow him to make war at pleasure.
19Slavery 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.
20How 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.
21I 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.
22Discourage 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.
23I have always hated slavery, I think, as much as any abolitionist. I have been an Old Line Whig. I have always hated it, but I have always been quiet about it until this new era of the introduction of the Nebraska Bill began.
24That I am not a member of any Christian church is true; but I have never denied the truth of the Scriptures, and I have never spoken with intentional disrespect of religion in general, or of any denomination of Christians in particular.
25We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain – that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom – and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
26When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away, it’s best to let him run.
27If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
28This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.
29As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
30If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?
31Four score 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.
32Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?
33I care not much for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.
34I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end… I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me.
35You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
36No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
37The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person.
38Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality.
39The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce
40Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
41I can make more generals, but horses cost money.
42Stand with anybody that stands right, stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong.
43With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.
44If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it.
45The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep’s throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty.
46With 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.
47The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
48Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets.
49We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
50A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.

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