20 Inspirational Quotes by Abraham Lincoln

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Abraham Lincoln needs no introduction. He was perhaps the most influential U.S president and a truly disciplined personality. The strong values which he believed in are a source of inspiration for the world. Even today, he is remembered for his quotes, which give strong sense of motivation to youngsters. Listed below are some quotes by him, read on.

1. “Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.”

2. “I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.”

3. “You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.”

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

5. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”

6. “And in the end it’s not the years in your life that count; it’s the life in your years.”

7. “Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.”

8. ”I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.”

9. “Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”

10. “Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.”

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