Abraham Lincoln:

abraham photoAbraham LincoIn (12 February 1809 __ April 15, 1865) was born in a log cabin in Hardin County, Kentucky. He was a lawyer and also served his services as a 16th President of the United States Of America, Lincoln kept the US as united and freed black Americans from slavery. LincoIn started his political career in 1834 and was elected to Illinois state legislature as a member of the Whig Party. In 1844, Abraham Lincoln partnered with William Herndon in the practice of law later he was assassinated by a well-known actor John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theatre in Washington D.C.

He was a visionary personality and to share you his quotes we have collected some of his Inspirational Quotes Online which will help you to get Inspiration & Motivation as well.

Abraham Lincoln Inspiring Quotes:

1. As an individual who undertakes to live by borrowing soon finds his original means devoured by interest, and next to no one left to borrow from – so must it be with a government.

2. I fear explanations explanatory of things explained.

3. I claim not to have controlled events but confess plainly that events have controlled me.

4. Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.

5. People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

6. Whenever there is a conflict between human rights and property rights human rights must prevail.

7. Discourage litigation, persuade your neighbours to compromise whenever you can. Point out them how the nominal winner is often a real loser – in fees, expenses, and a waste of time.

8. Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely be found than one who does this.

9. I always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justices.

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

11. Avoid popularity if you would have peace.

12. Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.

13. You can not escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

14. The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The Occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise – with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. __ Message to Congress, 1862.

15. If you are resolutely determined to make a lawyer of yourself, the thing is more than half done already.

16. This is a world of compensations and he who would be no slave must consent to have a slave. Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves and, under a just God, can not long retain it.

17. 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. __ Speach 1859.

18. Be with a leader when he is right, stay with him when he is still right, but leave him when he is wrong.

19. Charter is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the trees are the real thing.

20. I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that’s right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.


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3 thoughts on “Abraham Lincoln Inspiring Quotes”

  1. It is full of wisdom. I learned that life needs a good drive to decide what to do best when things goes wrong.

    Thank you for giving me chance to reply. It is my greatest opportunity to treasure this knowledge.

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