Quotes by Abraham Lincoln


If I had nine hours to cut down a tree, I would spend six hours sharpening my axe

Time

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Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.

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

America

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My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.

America

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Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.

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