Top 10 Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

What I do say is, that no man is good enough to govern another man, without that other's consent. I say this is the leading principle - the sheet anchor of American republicanism.

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

But the proclamation, as law, either is valid, or is not valid. If it is not valid, it needs no retraction. If it is valid, it can not be retracted, any more than the dead can be brought to life.

Abraham Lincoln
I am the president of the United States of America, clothed in immense power! You will procure me those votes!
Abraham Lincoln

These men ask for just the same thing, fairness, and fairness only. This, so far as in my power, they, and all others, shall have.

Abraham Lincoln
I can make more generals, but horses cost money.
Abraham Lincoln

Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality.

Abraham Lincoln
A man's legs must be long enough to reach the ground.
Abraham Lincoln

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.

Abraham Lincoln
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.