Abraham Lincoln is one of the famous and inspiring personalities and is famous worldwide. As the 16th president, Abraham Lincoln was known to be the greatest American President. One of his many great achievements is leading the United Nations to the victory of the Civil War.

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He worked as a storekeeper and later was chosen to become militia captain in the Black Hawk War and postmaster.

From his inspiring and We have brought you some of his quotes that will inspire you for a better life


Quotes By Abraham Lincoln About Life


  • I will prepare and someday my chance will come.
  • I am a slow walker, but I never walk back. 
  • I would rather be a little nobody, then to be an evil somebody.
  • Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is and the tree is the real thing.
  • The best way to predict your future is to create it.
  • When I do good I fee good, when I do bad I feel bad, and that's my religion.
  • No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
  • Whatever you are, be a good one.
  • Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
  • Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?

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Famous Quotes From Abraham Lincoln 


  • Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it.
  • You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry.
  • He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
  • Common looking people are the best in the world, that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
  • Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only saw that I view it as the most important subjective which we as a people can engaged in.
  • I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual nowadays to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot.
  • If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?
  • I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
  • Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today.
  • 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 Quotes About Leadership 


  • Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality.
  • Be with a leader when he is right, stay with him when he is still right, but, leave him when he is wrong.
  • You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
  • I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
  • Success is going from failure to failures without losing your enthusiasm.
  • To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary.
  • You cannot escape the responsibility to tomorrow by evading it today.
  • Courage is not the absence of fear. It is going forward with the face of fear.
  • Tact is ability to describe others as they see themselves.
  • Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other thing.


Abraham Lincoln Inspiring Quotes

  • 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.
  • Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
  • You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.
  • When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
  • Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.
  • Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
  • In the end, it's not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years.
  • The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person.
  • That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
  • I do the very best I know how - the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.


 Abraham Lincoln Quotes On Democracy


  • No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent.
  • Money will cease to be master and become the servant of humanity. Democracy will rise superior to the money power.
  • Democracy is "government of, by and for the people".
  • Election belong to the people. It's their decision.
  • The Democracy of to-day hold the liberty of one man to be absolutely nothing, when in conflict with another mans right of property. Republicans, on the contrary, are for both the man and the dollar; but in cases of conflict, the man before the dollar. 
  • Our adversaries [ the Confederate States of America ] have adopted some declarations of independence in which, unlike the good old one penned by Jefferson, they omit the words "all men are created equal." Why? They have adopted a temporary national constitution, in the preamble of which, unlike our good old one, signed by Washington, they omit "We, the People," and substitute "We, the deputies of the sovereign and independent States." Why? Why this deliberate pressing out of view, the rights of men, and the authority of the people?
  • The ballot is stronger that the bullet.
  • We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.
  • As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
  • Money will cease to be master and become the servant of humanity. Democracy will rise superior to the money power.
We hope these motivational quotes from Abraham Lincoln will help you to stay inspired.