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Abraham Lincon (1809 ~ 1865 )

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


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


If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?


It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.


If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.


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


When you have got an elephant by the hind leg, and he is trying to run away, it's best to let him run.


If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.

You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.


Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.


It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.


The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.


People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like.


Memorable Quotes

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

I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.

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

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

It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels he is worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.

That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.

Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.

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

People are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

Abraham Lincon Quotes cards

Whatever you are, be a good one.

Tis better to be silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.

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

The best way to predict your future is to create it.

Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it.

Every man’s happiness is his own responsibility.

In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
When I get ready to talk to people, I spend two thirds of the time thinking what they want to hear and one third thinking about what I want to say.
You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry.
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
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.