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This is the final page in this fine collection of Abraham Lincoln quotes. It has been an interesting journey to bring these quotations to you. Some of these Abraham Lincoln quotes spotlight the lighter side of President Lincoln. An example of his lighter side is when he said, “God must love the common man, he made so many of them.”

Most people would say that President Lincoln was a somber profound man. In most cases I would agree in light of the burden, he had to carry on his shoulders during the civil war. However, it is nice to know that there was still a little wit in the President.

I do hope you enjoyed these Abraham Lincoln quotes.

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

Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible.
-Abraham Lincoln

He who molds the public sentiment... makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make.
-Abraham Lincoln

A house divided against itself cannot stand.
-Abraham Lincoln

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

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
-Abraham Lincoln

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.
-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

Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.
-Abraham Lincoln

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
-Abraham Lincoln

Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets.
-Abraham Lincoln

Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem.
-Abraham Lincoln

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
-Abraham Lincoln

Everybody likes a compliment.
-Abraham Lincoln

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I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.
-Abraham Lincoln

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

God must love the common man, he made so many of them.
-Abraham Lincoln

Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.
-Abraham Lincoln

He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
-Abraham Lincoln

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
-Abraham Lincoln

Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
-Abraham Lincoln

Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
-Abraham Lincoln

As our case is new, we must think and act anew.
-Abraham Lincoln

As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
-Abraham Lincoln

Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.
-Abraham Lincoln

I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.
-Abraham Lincoln

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