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

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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

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

Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.

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

A house divided against itself cannot stand.

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

About Abraham Lincoln

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

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