Best Abraham Lincoln Quotes

Abraham Lincoln was an American lawyer and statesman who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 until his assassination in 1865. Lincoln led the nation through the American Civil War and succeeded in preserving the Union, abolishing slavery, bolstering the federal government, and modernizing the U.S. economy.

Here are quotes from President Abraham Lincoln;

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

“You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.”

“I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.”

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

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

“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.”

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

“If you would win a man to your cause first convince him that you are his sincere friend.”

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

“You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves.”

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

“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.”

“When I’m getting ready to reason with a man I spend one third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say—and two thirds thinking about him and what he is going to say.”

“You can’t make a weak man strong by making a strong man weak.”

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