Top 20 Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

Let none falter who thinks he is right, and we may succeed. But if, after all, we shall fail, be it so: we still shall have the proud consolation of saying to our consciences, and to the departed shade of our country's freedom, that the cause approved of our judgment and adored of our hearts, in disaster, in chains, in torture, in death, we never faltered in defending.

Abraham Lincoln
My father, at the death of his father, was but six years of age; and he grew up, literally without education.
Abraham Lincoln

I have always wanted to deal with everyone I meet candidly and honestly. If I have made any assertion not warranted by facts, and it is pointed out to me, I will withdraw it cheerfully.

Abraham Lincoln
Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults.
Abraham Lincoln

A man watches his pear-tree day after day, impatient for the ripening of the fruit. Let him attempt to force the process, and he may spoil both fruit and tree. But let him patiently wait, and the ripe pear at length falls into his lap.

Abraham Lincoln
A new book is like a friend that I have yet to meet
Abraham Lincoln

If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar. If any man tells you he trusts America, yet fears labor, he is a fool.

Abraham Lincoln
I walk slowly, but never backwards.
Abraham Lincoln

If both factions, or neither, shall abuse you, you will probably be about right. Beware of being assailed by one and praised by the other.

Abraham Lincoln
I am a moderate walker, however I never stroll back.