“I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow.

The shadow is what we think of it, the tree is the real thing.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“I am in favour of animal rights as well as human rights.

That is the way of a whole human being.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four.

Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“Nothing will divert me from my purpose.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“Common looking people are the best in the world:

that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“Never do anything for anyone who can just as well do it themselves”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“If this is coffee, please bring me some tea,

but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“The things I want to know are in books,

my best friend is the man who’ll get me a book I ain’t read.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“Nearly all men can stand adversity,

but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“Whatever you are, be a good one.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“There are no bad pictures, that’s just how your face looks sometimes.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“I do the very best I know how, the very best I can,

and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“If you are resolutely determined to make a lawyer of yourself,

the thing is more than half done already.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“Love is the chain whereby to lock a child to its parent.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“if you want your name to be remembered after your death either do something worth writing or write some thing worth reading”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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 “You cannot have the right to do what is wrong!”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“No man is good enough to govern another man without that other’s consent.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“Don’t worry when you are not recognized,

but strive to be worthy of recognition.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

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“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns,

or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.”

~ Abraham Lincoln