Abraham Lincoln Quotes
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business.
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.
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
Discourage 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.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
Don’t interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.
Every blade of grass is a study; and to produce two, where there was but one, is both a profit and a pleasure.
Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets.
Every man is proud of what he does well; and no man is proud of what he does not do well. With the former, his heart is in his work; and he will do twice as much of it with less fatigue. The latter performs a little imperfectly, looks at it in disgust, turns from it, and imagines himself exceedingly tired. The little he has done, comes to nothing, for want of finishing.
Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem.