Abraham Lincoln Collection of Quotes

About Abraham Lincoln:

Born: February 12, 1809

Deceased: April 15, 1865


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1. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” -Abraham Lincoln

2. “Sir, 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.” -Abraham Lincoln

3. “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

4. “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” -Abraham Lincoln

5. “Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” -Abraham Lincoln

6. “A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.” -Abraham Lincoln

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

8. “Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” -Abraham Lincoln

9. “The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I ain’t read.” -Abraham Lincoln

10. “I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.” -Abraham Lincoln

11. “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” -Abraham Lincoln

12. “When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.” -Abraham Lincoln

13. “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” -Abraham Lincoln

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

15. “No man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent.” -Abraham Lincoln