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

Abraham Lincoln

Whatever you are, be a good one.

Abraham Lincoln

Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?

Abraham Lincoln

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.

Abraham Lincoln

My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

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.

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

Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all.

Abraham Lincoln

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.

Abraham Lincoln

There are no bad pictures; that's just how your face looks sometimes.

Abraham Lincoln

I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

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.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?

Abraham Lincoln

All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

No man is poor who has a Godly mother.

Abraham Lincoln

I laugh because I must not cry, that is all, that is all.

Abraham Lincoln

I will prepare and some day my chance will come.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

All I have learned, I learned from books.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

Every man's happiness is his own responsibility.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Abraham Lincoln

It's not me who can't keep a secret. It's the people I tell that can't.

Abraham Lincoln

The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he made so many of them.

Abraham Lincoln

It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.

Abraham Lincoln

It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.

Abraham Lincoln

I am not concerned that you have fallen -- I am concerned that you arise.

Abraham Lincoln

The better part of one's life consists of his friendships.

Abraham Lincoln

To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own.

Abraham Lincoln

I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.

Abraham Lincoln

The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.

Abraham Lincoln

Achievement has no color.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.

Abraham Lincoln

No matter how much the cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.

Abraham Lincoln

We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.

Abraham Lincoln

The ballot is stronger than the bullet.

Abraham Lincoln

If there is anything that links the human to the divine, it is the courage to stand by a principle when everybody else rejects it.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

Get books, sit yourself down anywhere, and go to reading them yourself.

Abraham Lincoln

The man who murdered his parents, and then pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.

Abraham Lincoln

Don’t criticize them; they are just what we would be under similar circumstances.

Abraham Lincoln

If this country is ever demoralized, it will come from trying to live without work.

Abraham Lincoln

Stand with anyone that is right; stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong.

Abraham Lincoln

You cannot build character and courage by taking away people's initiative and independence.

Abraham Lincoln

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God cannot retain it.

Abraham Lincoln

Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.

Abraham Lincoln

Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.

Abraham Lincoln

Determine that the thing can and shall be done and then... find the way.

Abraham Lincoln

Republicans are for both the man and the dollar, but in case of conflict the man before the dollar.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.

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

in times like the present, men should utter nothing for which they would not willingly be responsible through time and eternity.

Abraham Lincoln

Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

Force is all conquering, but it's victories are short lived.

Abraham Lincoln

If frienship is your weakest point then you are the strongest person in the world.

Abraham Lincoln

You can’t make a weak man strong by making a strong man weak

Abraham Lincoln

You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down.

Abraham Lincoln

A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.

Abraham Lincoln

A tendancy to melancholy...let it be observed, is a misfortune, not a fault.

Abraham Lincoln

Life is hard but so very beautiful.

Abraham Lincoln

You cannot have the right to do what is wrong!

Abraham Lincoln

It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.

Abraham Lincoln

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.

Abraham Lincoln

The philosophy of the schoolroom in one generation is the philosophy of government in the next.

Abraham Lincoln

Women are the only people I am afraid of who I never thought would hurt me.

Abraham Lincoln

Don't worry when you are not recognized but strive to be worthy of recognition.

Abraham Lincoln

I don't like to hear cut and dried sermons. No—when I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees.

Abraham Lincoln

Anybody will do for you, but not for me. I must have somebody.

Abraham Lincoln

I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go.

Abraham Lincoln

A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.

Abraham Lincoln

I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.

Abraham Lincoln

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

Abraham Lincoln

If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong.

Abraham Lincoln

I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.

Abraham Lincoln

Tis better people think you a fool, then open your mouth and erase all doubt.

Abraham Lincoln

It will not do to investigate the subject of religion too closely, as it is apt to lead to infidelity.

Abraham Lincoln

I am nothing, truth is everything.

Abraham Lincoln

Gentlemen, why do you not laugh? With the fearful strain that is upon me day and night, if I did not laugh, I should die.

Abraham Lincoln

But for this book we could not know right from wrong.

Abraham Lincoln

Never do anything for anyone who can just as well do it themself.

Abraham Lincoln

People who have no vices, have very few virtues.

Abraham Lincoln

Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.

Abraham Lincoln

If you think you can you can, if you think you can't you're right!

Abraham Lincoln

Love is the chain whereby to lock a child to its parent.

Abraham Lincoln

Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincoln

I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

Abraham Lincoln

I belive that people should fight for what they believe and only what they believe.

Abraham Lincoln

I am 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

And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

Abraham Lincoln

I am very little inclined on any occasion to say anything unless I hope to produce some good by it.

Abraham Lincoln

if you want your name to be remembered after your death either do something worth writing or write some thing worth reading

Abraham Lincoln

A house divided cannot stand.

Abraham Lincoln

I was a little cross.I ask pardon. If I do get up a little temper I have no sufficient time to keep it up.

Abraham Lincoln

He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas of any man I ever met.

Abraham Lincoln

I will study and prepare myself, and someday my chance will come.

Abraham Lincoln

Yes,” replied Lincoln, “but he didn’t challenge us to do any great thing.

Abraham Lincoln

The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.

Abraham Lincoln

What is to be, will be, and no prayers of ours can arrest the decree.

Abraham Lincoln

If I am killed, I can die but once; but to live in constant dread of it, is to die over and over again.

Abraham Lincoln

A farce or comedy is best played; a tragedy is best read at home.

Abraham Lincoln

The loss of enemies does not compensate for the loss of friends.

Abraham Lincoln

What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.

Abraham Lincoln

What is conservatism? Is it not the adherence to the old and tried against the new and untried?

Abraham Lincoln

To sin by silence when they should protest, makes cowards of men.

Abraham Lincoln

আত্মোপকারীকে বনবাসে বিসর্জন করা তাহাদিগের প্রকৃতি, তাহারা চিরকাল আত্মোপকারীকে বনবাস দিবে–কিন্তু যত বার বনবাসিত করুক না কেন, পরের কাষ্ঠাহরণ করা যাহার স্বভাব, সে পুনর্বার পরের কাষ্ঠাহরণে যাইবে। তুমি অধম–তাই বলিয়া আমি উত্তম না হইব কেন?

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আত্মোপকারীকে বনবাসে বিসর্জন করা তাহাদিগের প্রকৃতি, তাহারা চিরকাল আত্মোপকারীকে বনবাস দিবে–কিন্তু যত বার বনবাসিত করুক না কেন, পরের কাষ্ঠাহরণ করা যাহার স্বভাব, সে পুনর্বার পরের কাষ্ঠাহরণে যাইবে। তুমি অধম–তাই বলিয়া আমি উত্তম না হইব কেন?

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