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Born: February 12, 1809
Died: April 15, 1865
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Achievement has no color.
Everybody likes a compliment.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
I am nothing, truth is everything.
Never regret what you don’t write.
Life is hard but so very beautiful.
Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
All I have learned, I learned from books.
Knavery and flattery are blood relations.
If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.
A house divided against itself cannot stand.
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
Every man’s happiness is his own responsibility.
Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.
What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
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Memes are dank.
I am rather inclined to silence.
No man is poor who has a Godly mother.
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
Writing is the great invention of the world.
Investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
You can lose everything in life,but not dreams.
Be not deceived. Revolutions do not go backward.
To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own.
The best way to predict your future is to create it.
Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality.
True patriotism is better than the wrong kind of piety.
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.
No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it.
The better part of one’s life consists of his friendships.
Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets.
We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
There is no grievance that is a fit object of redress by mob law.
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Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet.
There can be glory in failure and despair in success.
He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.
Nothing in this world is impossible to a willing heart.
I laugh because I must not cry, that is all, that is all.
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves.
The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.
A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
No man is good enough to govern another man without the other’s consent.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.
Laughter can be used to sooth the mind and get rid of those awful thoughts.
I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every calling, is diligence.
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Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
Love is the chain whereby to lock a child to its parent.
Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.
You can’t make a weak man strong by making a strong man weak
Force is all conquering, but it’s victories are short lived.
Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
Determine that the thing can and shall be done and then… find the way.
No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
When I do good I feel good, when I do bad I feel bad, and that’s my religion.
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
Gold is good in its place; but loving, brave, patriotic men are better than gold.
Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely be found than one who does this.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new at all.
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A drop of honey gathers more flies than a gallon of gall.
The loss of enemies does not compensate for the loss of friends.
The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.
Believing everyone is dangerous, but believing nobody is more dangerous.
A tendency to melancholy…let it be observed, is a misfortune, not a fault.
Some single mind must be master, else there will be no agreement in anything.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.
Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.
Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.
If friendship is your weakest point then you are the strongest person in the world.
That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
You cannot build character and courage by taking away people’s initiative and independence.
A capacity, and taste, for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Stand with anyone that is right; stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong.
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With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.
It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
The philosophy of the schoolroom in one generation is the philosophy of government in the next.
The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person.
He who molds the public sentiment… makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make.
If we magnified our successes as much as we magnify our disappointments, we’d all be much happier.
I do the very best I know how – the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.
You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves.
The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
The people know their rights, and they are never slow to assert and maintain them when they are invaded.
It is a quality of revolutions not to go by old lines or old laws, but to break up both and make new ones.
It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.
Education does not mean teaching people what they do not know. It means teaching them to behave as they do not behave.
If you want your name to be remembered after your death either do something worth writing or write some thing worth reading.
To believe in the things you can see and touch is no belief at all – but to believe in the unseen is a triumph and a blessing.
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 probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
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.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
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.
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