Wits Of Abraham Lincoln

Wits Of Abraham Lincoln

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Wits Of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 to 1865. Lincoln led the nation through the American Civil War, the country’s greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. He succeeded in preserving the Union, abolishing slavery, bolstering the federal government, and modernizing the U.S. economy.

Abraham Lincoln wits

Abraham Lincoln wits extended over a wide area of topics like leadership, politics, human psychology, personal development, parenting, religion e. t. c.

Abraham Lincoln quotes

“My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.”

“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.”

“Whatever you are, be a good one.”

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

“When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.”

“Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.”

“I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.”
“There are no bad pictures; that’s just how your face looks sometimes.”

“Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it. ”

“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.”

“I would rather be a little nobody, then to be an evil somebody.”

“Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.”

“Tact: the ability to describe others as they see themselves.”

“The best way to predict your future is to create it.”

“I will prepare and someday my chance will come.”

“Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.”

“I do the very best I know how – the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.”

“My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.”

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

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

“He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.”

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

“I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.”

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

“Education does not mean teaching people what they do not know. It means teaching them to behave as they do not behave.”

“You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man’s initiative and independence”

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

“I don’t think much of a man who is not wiser than he was yesterday”

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

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

“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”

“You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.”

“I don’t know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be”

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

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

“My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.”

“Life is hard but so very beautiful”

“No man is good enough to govern another man without that others consent.”

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