Abraham Lincoln was the most influential American Statesman and Lawyer. Abraham Lincoln was the one who served as the 16th President of the United States. The man led the nation throughout the American Civil War. Most of the notable works fall into his good books such as abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the U.S. economy.
Abraham Lincoln Birthday: Abraham was born on 12th February, 1809 in Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky.
Abraham Lincoln Family: Abraham was born to Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln. He grew up in very backward poor family.
Abraham was born into a humble family with backward parents, but still he managed to pursue self-education. He became a well-renowned lawyer, Whig Party leader, Illinois state legislator and Congressman. Although he left congress to resume his law practice. But in 1854 he re-entered into politics. He then ran for President ship in 1860 and succeeded in that. The main contribution of his winning went to southern pro-slavery elements. He proved to be a great leader. On foreign and military policy, he spoke against the Mexican-American war. Moreover, he was the first Republican president and his victory was entirely due to his support in the North and West. The leader received 1,866,452 votes. He won the free Northern states, as well as California and Oregon.
Lincoln was an en-actor of the Emancipation Proclamation who preserved the Union and had an affinity for tall hats but he also supported and said a lot about humanity, adversity, the role of government. Being a great President of America, he directed and headed his nation through the Civil war, which was the costliest war in the history of the U.S.
From a simple man to a great leader, he emphasized on many important aspects. Let’s check out some of the most appealing Abraham Lincoln Quotes that will lead you ahead in life.
Abraham Lincoln Quotes
“Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.” — Abraham Lincoln
“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” — Abraham Lincoln
“If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?” — Abraham Lincoln
“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” — Abraham Lincoln
“Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.” — Abraham Lincoln
“I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.” — Abraham Lincoln
“I believe the Bible is the best gift God has ever given to man. All the good from The Savior of the world is communicated to us through this Book.” — Abraham Lincoln
“A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.” — Abraham Lincoln
“Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.” — Abraham Lincoln
“Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.” — Abraham Lincoln
“The strongest bond of human sympathy outside the family relation should be one uniting working people of all nations and tongues and kindred’s.” — Abraham Lincoln
“The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.” — Abraham Lincoln
“All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.” — Abraham Lincoln
“There is another old poet whose name I do not now remember who said, “Truth is the daughter of Time””— Abraham Lincoln
“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” — Abraham Lincoln
“Don’t interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.” — Abraham Lincoln
“Our republican system was meant for a homogeneous people. As long as blacks continue to live with the whites they constitute a threat to the national life. Family life may also collapse and the increase of mixed breed bastards may some day challenge the supremacy of the white man.” — Abraham Lincoln
“A statesman is he who thinks in the future generations, and a politician is he who thinks in the upcoming elections.” — Abraham Lincoln
“You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.” — Abraham Lincoln
“The money power preys on the nation in times of peace, and conspires against it in times of adversity. It is more despotic than monarchy, more insolent than autocracy, more selfish than bureaucracy. It denounces, as public enemies, all who question its methods or throw light upon its crimes.” — Abraham Lincoln
“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” — Abraham Lincoln