Find important quotes and citations by the author Abraham Lincoln.
Quote 1917In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all, and it comes with bitter agony. Perfect relief is not possible, except with the passing of time.
Quote 1826I have come to the conclusion never again to think of marrying, and for this reason, I can never be satisfied with anyone who would be blockhead enough to have me
Quote 1615No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
Quote 1187All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind
Quote 1161If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance
Quote 1132It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues
Quote 1070Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power
Quote 805Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory
Quote 627I am a slow walker, but I never walk back
Quote 558If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my ax
Quote 421The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time
Quote 420Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.
Quote 369If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?
Quote 306When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion
Quote 222You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was
Quote 209And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Quote 144You 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
Quote 143Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves
Quote 140He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help
Quote 84Property is the fruit of labor - property is desirable - it is a positive good in the world. That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and hence is just encouragement to industry and enterprise
Quote 59I will prepare and some day my chance will come
Quote 58Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed, is more important than any other one thing
Quote 20I am a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down...