Abraham Lincoln quotes

Inspiring Abraham Lincoln quotes that will change your life

Famous Abraham Lincoln Quotes About politics, Democracy & Education: Abraham Lincoln born on 12th February 1809, who was an American statesman and a lawyer served as the 16th president of the United States. Through his greatest moral, constitutional, and political crises in the American Civil war, he led the nation effectively. He fought for liberty, equal rights, and democracy.

Abraham Lincoln quotes
Abraham Lincoln quotes about friendship

Abraham Lincoln was a self-educated, whig party leader, Illinois state legislator, lawyer, and U.S. congressman from Illinois. In 1854, he reentered politics and become a leader in the new Republican party. Lincoln was the second child of Nancy Hanks Lincoln and Thomas Lincoln. Lincoln was an avid reader and was primarily self-educated with intermittent formal schooling. Lincoln was in a relationship with Ann Rutledge, whom he met when he first moved to New Salem. Ann died on 25th August 1835 due to typhoid fever. Then in the early 1830s, he met Mary Owens from Kentucky.

Lincoln entered politics running for the Illinois General Assembly. His second statehouse campaign in 1834 was a great success over a powerful Whig opponent. He sought the wing nomination for Illinois’s 7th district seat in the U.S House of Representatives, where he was defeated by John J. Hardin. The Illinois Republican State Convention was held in Decatur from 9th to 10th May 1860. Lincoln won the nomination on the third ballot at the Republican National Convention on 18th May, beating candidates Steward and Chase.

Lincoln while reuniting the main Republican faction along with War Democrats Edwin M. Stanton and Andrew Johnson ran for re-election in 1864. He was America’s greatest politician and most respected personalities. From a great man of significant accomplishments and a big heart with a bigger voice, here are some of the best Abraham Lincoln quotes that will make you cherish honor, respect, and become a better person in life.

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. — Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln quotes
Abraham Lincoln quotes

Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today. — Abraham Lincoln

Every man’s happiness is his own responsibility. — Abraham Lincoln

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. — Abraham Lincoln

The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land. — Abraham Lincoln

I have stepped out upon this platform that I may see you and that you may see me, and in the arrangement I have the best of the bargain.

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

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. — Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln quotes
Abraham Lincoln quotes

You 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. — Abraham Lincoln

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar. — Abraham Lincoln

Human action can be modified to some extent, but human nature cannot be changed. — Abraham Lincoln

You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry. — Abraham Lincoln

Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them. — Abraham Lincoln

For people who like that kind of a book that is the kind of book they will like. — Abraham Lincoln

The demon of intemperance ever seems to have delighted in sucking the blood of genius and of generosity. — Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln quotes
Abraham Lincoln quotes

As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. — Abraham Lincoln

No man is good enough to govern another man, without that other’s consent. I say this is the leading principle–the sheet anchor of American republicanism. — Abraham Lincoln

Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it. — Abraham Lincoln

Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed. — Abraham Lincoln

The ballot is stronger than the bullet. — Abraham Lincoln

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion. — Abraham Lincoln

If we have no friends, we have no pleasure; and if we have them, we are sure to lose them, and be doubly pained by the loss.

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm. — Abraham Lincoln

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure. — Abraham Lincoln

I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice. — Abraham Lincoln

The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land. — Abraham Lincoln

Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be. — Abraham Lincoln

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