Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
President Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln
President Abraham Lincoln.
BornFebruary 12, 1809
Hodgenville, Kentucky
DiedApril 15, 1865
Washington, D.C.
Sixteenth President of the United States 1861-1865. Successfully led the country through the Civil War and was assassinated five days after the South surrendered. Only other national elected office was one term in the House of Representatives 1847-1849.

The repository contains 31 quotes from President Abraham Lincoln.
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Money is only valuable while in circulation.


The loss of enemies does not compensate for the loss of friends.


Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.



I think that people who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing they like.


Itís not the years in your life that count. Itís the life in your years.

MotivationSuccess and Failure

Your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing.


I care not for a manís religion whose dog or cat are not the better for it.


If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, Iíd spend six sharpening my axe.


I donít know who my grandfather was; Iím much more concerned to know who his grandson will be.


Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.


Response a woman who had written a letter asking for "a sentiment and an autograph":

Madam, when you ask from another that which is of interest only to yourself, always enclose a stamp. Thereís your sentiment, and hereís your autograph.

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