Inspirational Abraham Lincoln Quotes on Life, leadership and democracy

Inspirational Abraham Lincoln Quotes on Life

Inspirational Abraham Lincoln Quotes on Life, Leadership and Democracy. One of America’s greatest politicians, most respected and beloved personalities, Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States.

He is remembered and revered for his emancipation of the slaves after the Civil War, and his leadership during the conflict.

Lincoln came from humble beginnings and was self-educated, but as a young man was elected to the Illinois State Legislature.Eventually, he became a congressman. Lincoln ran for president in 1860 as a member of the Republican party.

He won the election and became president in an age of turmoil. The Civil War began soon after Lincoln entered office, and he held the country together during the difficult period in American history.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes on Life

Lincoln opposed slavery, and during his presidency, he issued the Emancipation Proclamation to free all slaves.

In 1865, Lincoln was attending a play at the Ford Theatre in Washington DC when he was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

He died the next day from his gunshot wounds. Along with George Washington, Lincoln’s place in American history is honored on President’s Day, which takes place each year on the 3rd Monday of February.

Inspirational Abraham Lincoln Quotes

Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it.

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.

The best way to predict your future is to create it.

That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.

My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.

I would rather be a little nobody, then to be an evil somebody.

Inspirational Abraham Lincoln Quotes on Life
Inspirational Abraham Lincoln Quotes on Life

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

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

Tact: the ability to describe others as they see themselves.

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

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

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

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.

Human action can be modified to some extent, but human nature cannot be changed.

Abraham Lincoln quotes on democracy

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other thing.” 

“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.”

“I have a congenital aversion to failure.”

“The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.”

You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.

Whatever you are, be a good one.

Inspirational Abraham Lincoln Quotes on Life, leadership
Inspirational Abraham Lincoln Quotes on Life, leadership

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.

Adhere to your purpose and you will soon feel as well as you ever did. On the contrary, if you falter, and give up, you will lose the power of keeping any resolution, and will regret it all your life.

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Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other thing.

I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.

Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today.

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

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

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

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

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

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