21 Abraham Lincoln Quotes and Sayings on Life

21 Abhram Lincoln quotes and sayings on Life

21 Abraham Lincoln Quotes and Sayings on Life

  1. Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.

  2. You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

  3. Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.

  4. The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.

  5. Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.

  6. I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.

  7. Avoid popularity if you would have peace.

  8. A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.

  9. My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

  10. Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.

  11. I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

  12. Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?

  13. He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.

  14. A house divided against itself cannot stand.

  15. I do the very best I know how – the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.

  16. Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.

  17. 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.

  18. Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

  19. Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.

  20. Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.

  21. I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.