Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

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

When I do good, I feel good; when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.

Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.

Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.

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

I will prepare and some day my chance will come.

If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.

It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.

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

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.