What are the TOP 10 life quotes by Abraham Lincoln?


  1. I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.


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


  3. The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he made so many of them.


  4. All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.




  5. It is not my nature, when I see a people borne down by the weight of their shackles - the oppression of tyranny - to make their life more bitter by heaping upon them greater burdens; but rather would I do all in my power to raise the yoke than to add anything that would tend to crush them.


  6. You may think it was a very little thing, and in these days it seems to me like a trifle, but it was a most important incident in my life. I could scarcely credit that I, the poor boy, had earned a dollar in less than a day; that by honest work, I had earned a dollar. I was a more hopeful and thoughtful boy from that time.


  7. I pass my life in preventing the storm from blowing down the tent, and I drive in the pegs as fast as they are pulled up.


  8. I never went to school more than six months in my life, but I can say this: that among my earliest recollections, I remember how, when a mere child, I used to get irritated when anybody talked to me in a way I could not understand.


  9. I was born and have ever remained in the most humble walks of life.


  10. If a man had more than one life, I think a little hanging would not hurt this one; but after he is once dead, we cannot bring him back, no matter how sorry we may be; so the boy shall be pardoned.



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