Top 10 Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

And I am glad to know that there is a system of labor - where the laborer can strike if he wants to! I would to God that such a system prevailed all over the world.

Abraham Lincoln
Let there be no compromise on the question of extending slavery. If there be, all our labor is lost, and, ere long, must be done again.
Abraham Lincoln

Every person is responsible for his own looks after 40.

Abraham Lincoln
Do you think we choose the times into which we are born? Or do we fit the times we are born into?
Abraham Lincoln

I was elected a Captain of Volunteers--a success which gave me more pleasure than any I have had since.

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

When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees. Abraham Lin

Abraham Lincoln
I cannot bring myself to believe that any human being lives who would do me any harm.
Abraham Lincoln

IF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE COULD LEARN WHAT I KNOW OF THE FIERCE HATRED OF THE PRIESTS OF ROME AGAINST OUR INSTITUTIONS, OUR SCHOOLS, OUR MOST SACRED RIGHTS, AND OUR SO DEARLY BOUGHT LIBERTIES, THEY WOULD DRIVE THEM OUT AS TRAITORS!

Abraham Lincoln
The legitimate object of government is to do for a community of people whatever they need to have done, but can not do at all, or can not so well do, for themselves – in their separate, and individual capacities.