21 Abraham Lincoln Quotes will give the right direction in your life

Manoranjan Sahoo
3 min readJun 20, 2020

Abraham Lincoln Lincoln is known for his leadership during the American Civil War from 1861 to 1865. He signed the Emancipation Proclamation an executive order to change the legal status of slaves to ‘free’.

Abraham Lincoln changed the world using his powerful moral rhetoric and by taking action in the fight to end slavery and win the Civil War. He also expanded the role of the federal government in his efforts to keep the union together.

Read Abraham Lincoln Quotes below.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.

Every man’s happiness is his own responsibility.

I have destroyed my enemies when I make friends with them.

My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.

If friendship is your weakest point then you are the strongest person in the world.

You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down.

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

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

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

I am nothing, truth is everything.

Investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first six of them sharpening my axe.

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

When I get ready to talk to people, I spend two-thirds of the time thinking about what they want to hear and one-third thinking about what I want to say.

Be with a leader when he is right, stay with him when he is still right, but, leave him when he is wrong.

Force is all-conquering, but it’s victories are short-lived.

When arguing with a fool, make sure the opponent isn’t doing the exact same thing.

You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.

You cannot build character and courage by taking away people’s initiative and independence.

You can’t make a weak man strong by making a strong man weak.

No man is poor who has a Godly mother.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.

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