I am not a very sentimental man; and the best sentiment I can think of is, that if you collect the signatures of all persons who are no less distinguished than I, you will have a very undistinguishing mass of names.

-Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln

I walk slowly, but I never walk backward. Abraham Lincol

Abraham Lincoln
Every person is responsible for his own looks after 40.
Abraham Lincoln

I am now the most miserable man living. If what I feel equally distributed to the whole human family, there would not be one cheerful face on the earth. Whether I shall ever be better, I cannot tell; I awfully forebode I shall not. To remain as I am is impossible. I must die or be better, it appears to me.

Abraham Lincoln
Let us hopethat by the best cultivation of the physical world, beneath and around us; and the intellectual and moral world within us, we shall secure an individual, social and political prosperity and happiness, whose course shall be onward and upward, and which, while the earth endures, shall not pass away.
Abraham Lincoln

I go for all sharing the privileges of the government who assist in bearing its burdens. Consequently I go for admitting all whites to the right of suffrage who pay taxes or bear arms, by no means excluding females.

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 expect to maintain this contest until successful, or till I die, or am conquered, or my term expires, or Congress or the country forsakes me...

Abraham Lincoln
Knavery and flattery are blood relations. Abraham Lincol
Abraham Lincoln

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

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