Lincoln Quotes

There are currently 559 quotes in our database.
Date Quote Topics Share
07/01/1850 Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser – in fees, expenses, and waste of time. Topics: Law, Leadership
07/01/1850 Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely be found than one who does this. A moral tone ought to be infused into the profession which should drive such men out of it. Topics: Law, Morality, Leadership
07/25/1850 The presidency, even to the most experienced politicians, is no bed of roses. … Topics: Leadership, Politics
07/25/1850 … when the din had ceased, and the smoke had blown away, our country's flag was still seen, fluttering in the breeze. Topics: Leadership, History, America
07/25/1850 He [Zachary Taylor] seems rather to have conquered by the exercise of a sober and steady judgment, coupled with a dogged incapacity to understand that defeat was possible. Topics: Leadership
07/27/1850 When I received the letter I put it in my old hat, and buying a new one the next day, the old one was set aside, and so, the letter lost sight of for a time. Topics:
01/12/1851 If we [father and son] could meet now, it is doubtful whether it would not be more painful than pleasant. Topics: Family, Tragedy
11/04/1851 Squirming and crawling from place to place can do no good … Go to work is the only cure for your case. Topics: Inspirational, Family
11/04/1851 If you intend to go to work, there is no better place than right where you are; if you do not intend to go to work, you can not get along any where. Topics: Inspirational
07/06/1852 Many eloquent men fail utterly; and they are not, as a class, generally successful. Topics: Leadership, Politics

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