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Monday, March 7, 2016

Abraham Lincoln's top 25 quotes worth pondering over

Abraham Lincoln's top 25 quotes that will inspire you to attain great results.

Abraham Lincoln was born in a one-room log cabin on the Sinking Spring Farm in Hardin County, Kentucky and in spite of his small beginning and travails rose to become the 16th President of the United States of America. Notable among his numerous achievements were the abolishing of slavery and leading the country through a bloody civil war. Here are some of his best quotes that can inspire any young man to rise above his obvious predicaments and make a positive impact in the world:

1. "When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say."

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

3. "Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other."

4. "Whatever you are, be a good one."

5. "I walk slowly, but I never walk backward."

6. "I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends."

7. "America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves."

8. "A house divided against itself cannot stand."

9. "Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves."

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

11. "A house divided against itself cannot stand."

12. "Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves."

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

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

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

16. "You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today."

17. "Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm."

18. "And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years."

19. "No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent."

20. "As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy."

21. "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."

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

23. "Lets have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it."

24. "My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."

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

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