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  Quotes of Abraham Lincoln [30]


  1. Freedom is the last, best hope of earth.
  2. Whatever you are, be a good one.
  3. That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
  4. Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
  5. To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards out of men.
  6. It is best not to swap horses while crossing the river.
  7. I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
  8. What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.
  9. Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.
  10. Honest statesmanship is the wise employment of individual meanness for the public good.
  11. You can fool some of the people all the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.
  12. Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.
  13. Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
  14. If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?
  15. When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that's my religion.
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