Abraham Lincoln

1809 - 1865

A Quote by Abraham Lincoln on presidency

Seriously, I do not think I am fit for the Presidency.

Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)

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A Quote by Abraham Lincoln on promises

We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what we cannot.

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A Quote by Abraham Lincoln on prosperity

You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift.

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A Quote by Abraham Lincoln on responsibility

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

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A Quote by Abraham Lincoln on improvement and wishes

The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

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A Quote by Abraham Lincoln on silence

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Remarks at the Monogahela House February 14, 1861 I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual nowadays to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot.

Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)

Source: The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln edited by Roy P. Basler, Volume IV, p. 209.

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A Quote by Abraham Lincoln on cowardice, men, and silence

To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards of men.

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A Quote by Abraham Lincoln on impulses and slavery

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

Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)

Source: Speech to One Hundred Fortieth Indiana Regiment, March 17, 1865

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A Quote by Abraham Lincoln on mind, resolution, and success

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

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A Quote by Abraham Lincoln on cats, dogs, and religion

I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.

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