Abraham lincoln quotes

Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States. He succeeded in preserving the Union, abolishing slavery, bolstering the federal government, and modernizing the U.S. economy. He is a compassionate man who served his country. Here are some of the best Abraham Lincoln quotes.

Inspirational Abraham Lincoln Quotes

“Whatever you are, be a good one.”

“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.”

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

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

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

“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.”

Abraham lincoln quotes

“If there is anything that links the human to the divine, it is the courage to stand by a principle when everybody else rejects it.”

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

“Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end, you are sure to succeed.”

“Life is hard but so very beautiful”

“Nothing will divert me from my purpose.”

“I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go.”

“I believe that people should fight for what they believe and only what they believe.

“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”

Abraham Lincoln Quotes on Success

 “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 by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.”

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

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

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

“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.

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

“You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.”

Abraham Lincoln quotes on Slavery

“As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.”

“Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God cannot retain it.”

“Don’t interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.”

 “In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free — honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth.”

“You think slavery is right and should be extended; while we think slavery is wrong and ought to be restricted. That I suppose is the rub. It certainly is the only substantial difference between us.”

“If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong.”

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