Abraham Lincoln Quotes

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was the 16th President of the United States who led the United States during its Civil war. Here are 20 best quotes from Abraham Lincoln that are worth remembering.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

1. “Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” – Abraham Lincoln

2. “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” – Abraham Lincoln

3. “And in the end it is not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln

4. “I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.” – Abraham Lincoln

5. “Whatever you are, be a good one.” – Abraham Lincoln

6. “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” – Abraham Lincoln

7. “The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.” – Abraham Lincoln

8. “I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” – Abraham Lincoln

9. “I will prepare and some day my chance will come.” – Abraham Lincoln

10. “You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.” – Abraham Lincoln

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

12. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln

13. “Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today.” – Abraham Lincoln

14. “Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.” – Abraham Lincoln

15. “All I have learned, I have learned from books.” – Abraham Lincoln

16. “I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.” – Abraham Lincoln

17. “My best friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.” – Abraham Lincoln

18. “My father taught me to work, but not to love it. I never did like to work, and I don’t deny it. I’d rather read, tell stories, crack jokes, talk, laugh — anything but work.” – Abraham Lincoln

19. “I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.” – Abraham Lincoln

20. “Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.” – Abraham Lincoln

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