Eleven of my Favorite Lincoln Quotations

Listed below are eleven of my favorite Lincoln Quotations.  Share others that you like or let me know which of these you like the best!

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

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

Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.

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

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

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.

To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.

The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.

Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored.

Abraham Lincoln

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3 Responses to Eleven of my Favorite Lincoln Quotations

  1. I have two for you…

    “I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.”

    “No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.”

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