36 Top Inspiring Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States. He was born on 12 February 1809 and died on 15 April 1865. His birthday is celebrated as a Lincoln day.

Lincoln Day is the primary annual celebration and fundraising event. It is celebrated every year in February or March.

Following are the top inspiring quotes from Abraham Lincoln:

Famous Abraham Lincoln Quotes

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”

“Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable – a most sacred right – a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.”

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

“No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar”

“The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.”

“Adhere to your purpose and you will soon feel as well as you ever did. On the contrary, if you falter, and give up, you will lose the power of keeping any resolution, and will regret it all your life.”

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”

“If you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”

“I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.”

“The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.”

“I leave you, hoping that the lamp of liberty will burn in your bosoms until there shall no longer be a doubt that all men are created free and equal.”

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

“Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.”

“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.”

“Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.” thelincolnite.co.uk

“In times like the present, men should utter nothing for which they would not willingly be responsible through time and eternity.”

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.”

“We 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.” Worldofquotes.com

“No man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent.”

“The Bible is not my book nor Christianity my profession. I could never give assent to the long, complicated statements of Christian dogma.”

“If I am killed, I can die but once; but to live in constant dread of it, is to die over and over again.”

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

“I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true.”

“That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.”


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