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Abraham Lincoln

Read through the most famous quotes from Abraham Lincoln

I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.

— Abraham Lincoln

#life #politics #religion #science #life

All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.

— Abraham Lincoln


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

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

— Abraham Lincoln

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No man is poor who has a Godly mother.

— Abraham Lincoln

#mother #wisdom #wisdom

There are no bad pictures; that's just how your face looks sometimes.

— Abraham Lincoln

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My father taught me to work, but not to love it. I never did like to work, and I don't deny it. I'd rather read, tell stories, crack jokes, talk, laugh -- anything but work.

— Abraham Lincoln

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

— Abraham Lincoln

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

— Abraham Lincoln

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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 up to what light I have.

— Abraham Lincoln

#honor #integrity #moral-courage #obligation #truth

About Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

Did you know about Abraham Lincoln?

Twice a week Lincoln would meet with his cabinet in the afternoon and occasionally Mary Lincoln would force him to take a carriage ride because Abraham Lincoln was concerned he was working too hard. Lincoln authorized Grant to target the Confederate infrastructure—such as plantations railroads and bridges—hoping to destroy the South's morale and weaken its economic ability to continue fighting. Upon ratification it became the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution on December 6 1865.

presidents the others by scholars being George Washington and Franklin D. With almost no support in the South Lincoln swept the North and was elected president in 1860. "
When the North enthusiastically rallied behind the national flag after the Confederate attack on Fort Sumter on April 12 1861 Lincoln concentrated on the military and political dimensions of the war effort.

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