20 Most Inspiration Quotes of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States of America, the leader who successfully prosecuted the Civil War to preserve the nation. He played in key role in the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment, which ended slavery in America. Read most inspiration quotes by Abraham Lincoln.

1. "Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm."  Abraham Lincoln

2. "The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land."  Abraham Lincoln

3. "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

4. "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."  Abraham Lincoln

5. "Whatever you are, be a good one." ― Abraham Lincoln

6. "Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe."  Abraham Lincoln

7. "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 

8. "Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition."  Abraham Lincoln

9. "You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today."  Abraham Lincoln

10." The ballot is stronger than the bullet."  Abraham Lincoln

11. "I will prepare and someday my chance will come."  Abraham Lincoln

12. "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."  Abraham Lincoln

13. "My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."  Abraham Lincoln

14. “I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.”  Abraham Lincoln

15. "No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent."  Abraham Lincoln

16. "Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them."  Abraham Lincoln

17. "He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help."  Abraham Lincoln

18. "If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."  ― Abraham Lincoln

19. "I never went to school more than six months in my life, but I can say this: that among my earliest recollections, I remember how, when a mere child, I used to get irritated when anybody talked to me in a way I could not understand." ― Abraham Lincoln

20. "To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary."  Abraham Lincoln