Abraham Lincoln was an American legislator and lawyer. He administered as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 to 1865. Lincoln directed the nation through its greatest constitutional, moral and political crisis in the American Civil War. He is considered as one of the great personalities in history. He stood for the rights of people and shared some great words with the world that inspire people till today. Here are his few wise thoughts.

· “No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.”

· “He has a right to criticize, who has the heart to help.”

· “You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry.”

· “I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual nowadays to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot.”

· “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”

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

· “If I am killed, I can die but once; but to live in constant dread of it, is to die over and over again.”

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

· “I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.”

· “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”

· “My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right.”

· “When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That’s my religion.”

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

· “My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.”

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

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