QUOTES: Lincoln

by Michael Josephson on February 12, 2013

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1. Nearly all men can stand adversity. But if you want to test a man’s character – give him power. –Abraham Lincoln

2. 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 by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong. -Abraham Lincoln

3. I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end… I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me. -Abraham Lincoln

4. I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends. -Abraham Lincoln

5. 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

6. Whatever you are, be a good one. -Abraham Lincoln

 7. I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better. -Abraham Lincoln

8. If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my ax. – Abraham Lincoln

9. It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues. -Abraham Lincoln

10. Lets 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

11. Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be. -Abraham Lincoln

12. Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power. -Abraham Lincoln

13.Stand with anybody that stands right, stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong.  -Abraham Lincoln

14. 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

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

16. Whatever you are, be a good one. -Abraham Lincoln

17. 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

 

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