Top 25 Abraham Lincoln Quotes

1. “Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?”

2. “Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it.”

3. “Every man’s happiness is his own responsibility.”

4. “Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today.”

5. “I will prepare and some day my chance will come.”

6. “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”

7. “Whatever you are, be a good one.”

8. “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”

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

10. “My best friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.”

11. “When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.”

12. “Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.”

13. “I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.”

14. “I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.”

15. “My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.”

16. “I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.”

17. “I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.”

18. “He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.”

19. “I laugh because I must not cry, that is all, that is all.”

20. “That some achieve great success is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.”

21. “The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.”

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

23. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.”

24. “I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.”

25. “Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new at all.”