"Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed, is more important than any other one thing." Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln Quotes and Links

- Abraham Lincoln -
16th President of the United States
1861-1865 


Illinois Websites takes great pride in hailing from the same great state as Abraham Lincoln. 

The following are some of our favorite verified Lincoln quotes.  Also included are links to great Lincoln web sites.

Lincoln Quotes


"Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them."

"You're about as happy as you make up your mind to be."

"Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can."
July 1, 1850 lecture notes

"If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending,
we could better judge what to do, and how to do it."
Lincoln's famous House Divided speech, Springfield, Illinois, June 16, 1858

"Nothing valuable can be lost by taking time."
First Inaugural Speech, Washington D.C. March 1, 1961

"Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves." 
April 6, 1859 speech


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