Abraham Lincoln was a courageous and brilliant President when he served as the 16th President of the United States from 1861 – 1865. Lincoln supported and guided the United States in the Civil War, its greatest political crisis. He is known for abolishing slavery and his inspirational and moving Gettysburg Address. The greatest quotes from Abraham Lincoln are listed below.
If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.
If friendship is your weakest point then you are the strongest person in the world.
That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
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.
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in.
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool then to speak out and remove all doubt.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.