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

 

"The best way to predict the future is to create it." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln

 

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

 

"I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"I am a slow walker, but I never walk back." - Abraham Lincoln

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

"I don't like that man. I must get to know him better." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"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

 

"Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"The philosophy of the school in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt." - Abraham Lincoln

 

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

 

"The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew." - Abraham Lincoln

 

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

"Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday." - Abraham Lincoln

 

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

 

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

 

"No man has a good enough memory to make a successful liar." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"If you look for the bad in people expecting to find it, you surely will." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"I'm a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn't have the heart to let him down." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"I walk slowly, but I never walk backward." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"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

 

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

 

"All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend." - Abraham Lincoln

 

"The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to determine us from the support of a cause we believe to be just." - Abraham Lincoln

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