Abraham Lincoln 228 Abraham Lincoln Quotes American President born on February 12, 1809, died on April 15, 1865

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough. view quote

If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee. view quote

Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth. view quote

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. view quote

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

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

I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end... I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me. view quote

Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition. view quote

If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. view quote

If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one? view quote

Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally. view quote

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