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Jun 272013
 

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States. He was president from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865, leading the United States through great constitutional, military, and moral crises. Abraham Lincoln was an exceptionally astute politician and has been consistently ranked as one of the greatest Presidents of the United States. His assassination made him a national martyr.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

The following are some of Abraham Lincoln’s quotes that you can use to motivate your team:

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

- Abraham Lincoln

“When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.”
- Abraham Lincoln

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”
- Abraham Lincoln

“Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored.”
- Abraham Lincoln

“Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem.”
- Abraham Lincoln

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

“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.”
- 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 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

“We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.”
- Abraham Lincoln

“Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.”
- 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

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

“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”
- Abraham Lincoln

“If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could then better judge what to do, and how to do it.”
- Abraham Lincoln

“I’m a slow walker, but I never walk back.”
- Abraham Lincoln

“He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.”
- Abraham Lincoln

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

“I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.”
- Abraham Lincoln

“The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.”
- Abraham Lincoln

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

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.”
- Abraham Lincoln

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

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

“Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.”
- Abraham Lincoln

“How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg.”
- Abraham Lincoln

“Lets 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

“Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new at all.”
- Abraham Lincoln

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

“That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.”
- Abraham Lincoln

“I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.”
- Abraham Lincoln

“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

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

Resources: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/a/abraham_lincoln.html

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