What has my life got to do with the late 16th President of the United States, you might ask? Well, personally I find many quotes by Abraham Lincoln to be a good guide to life and excellent examplary life lessons. In many ways, his quotes have guided and changed my life, so to speak.
Below are some of the famous quotes from Abraham Lincoln which I can relate; his positive words that make me think and wonder. And those funny Abraham Lincoln quotes which make me smile and laugh.
“It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt.”
“Common people are the best in the world; that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.”
“And in the end it is not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years.”
“Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.”
“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”
“The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.”
“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.”
“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.”
“Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”
“The ballot is stronger than the bullet.”
“You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.”
“You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry”
“The best way to predict your future is to create it”
“When I get ready to talk to people, I spend two thirds of the time thinking what they want to hear and one third thinking about what I want to say.”