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


Meaning of this quote in other languages

Spanish: Se puede engañar a todo el pueblo parte del tiempo, y algunas de las personas todo el tiempo, pero no se puede engañar a toda la gente todo el tiempo.

Mandarin Chinese: 你可以欺骗所有的人在某些时候,有些人的所有的时间,但你不能欺骗所有的人所有的时间。

Portuguese: Você pode enganar todas as pessoas por algum tempo, e algumas das pessoas o tempo todo, mas você não pode enganar todas as pessoas o tempo todo.

Italian: : Si può ingannare tutto il popolo per qualche tempo, e alcune delle persone tutto il tempo, ma non si può ingannare tutto il popolo tutto il tempo.

Russian: Вы можете обмануть весь народ некоторое время, и некоторые из людей все время, но нельзя обманывать весь народ все время.

Japanese: あなたはすべての時間の何人かの人々、そして人々の何人かのすべての時間を欺くことはできますが、すべての人々のすべての時間を欺くことはできません。

French: Vous pouvez tromper tout le peuple une partie du temps, et certaines personnes tout le temps, mais vous ne pouvez pas tromper tout le monde tout le temps.

German: Sie können alle Leute einige Zeit, und einige der Leute die ganze Zeit täuschen, aber man kann nicht das ganze Volk die ganze Zeit täuschen.

Turkish: Sen tüm zamanların bazı insanlar ve insanların bazı her zaman aptal olabilir, ama tüm insanları her zaman kandıramazsınız.

Other quotes by Abraham Lincoln

It is rather for us here dedicated to the great task remaining before us, that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion.

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

Knavery and flattery are blood relations.

I hope to stand firm enough to not go backward, and yet not go forward fast enough to wreck the country's cause.

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

About Abraham Lincoln

Profession: President
Nationality: American
Born: February 12, 1809
Died: February 12, 1809


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