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Top 10 Abraham Lincoln Quotations

top 10 quotations by Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865) was the 16th President of the United States, serving from 1861 to 1865 during one of the most tumultuous periods in American history—the Civil War. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest presidents due to his leadership during the crisis of secession and his efforts to abolish slavery, ultimately preserving the Union. Born into a humble background, Lincoln's self-education and dedication to justice and equality propelled him to the forefront of American politics. His Emancipation Proclamation and Gettysburg Address are enduring testaments to his commitment to freedom and equality for all citizens.

Abraham Lincoln's wisdom, eloquence, and commitment to justice continue to inspire individuals striving for a better world. His leadership and ability to address complex issues with clarity and empathy have left an indelible mark on American history and the pursuit of equality and human rights.

"In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." Abraham Lincoln

"My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side." Abraham Lincoln

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

"I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts." Abraham Lincoln

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

"The best way to predict your future is to create it." Abraham Lincoln

"Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?" Abraham Lincoln

"You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time." Abraham Lincoln

"Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it." Abraham Lincoln

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

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