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Abraham Lincoln Quotes

I will prepare and some day my chance will come.

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Freedom is the last, best hope of earth.

I claim not to have controlled events, but confess plainly that events have controlled me.

That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

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

I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

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.

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

Friends, I agree with you in Providence; but I believe in the Providence of the most men, the largest purse, and the longest cannon.

Friendship Quotes

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

And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.

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

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

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