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Abraham Lincoln quotes

Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.

I can make more generals, but horses cost money.

Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.

The ballot is stronger than the bullet.

In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong.

To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary.

The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.

He who molds the public sentiment... makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make.

Public opinion in this country is everything.

Some day I shall be President.

With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.

Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored.

Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely be found than one who does this.

Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible.

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.

The people themselves, and not their servants, can safely reverse their own deliberate decisions.

I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known.

Some single mind must be master, else there will be no agreement in anything.

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.

The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty.