Aphorisms by author: Abraham Lincoln

The danger of failure should not deter you from continuing the case which you consider right.
By theme : Behavior Morality
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
By theme : Friendship
Stand with anybody that stands right. Stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
By theme : Behavior Life Politics Relations
You can fool some of the people some of the time and all of the people some of the time, but you can`t fool all of the people all of the time.
By theme : Business Politics
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
By theme : Society Wit
It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
By theme : Behavior
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
By theme : Behavior
The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.
By theme : Future
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy. Whatever differs from this, to the extent of the difference, is no democracy.
By theme : Democracy Politics Society
Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
By theme : Behavior Wisdom
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
By theme : Person Psychology Vice
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man`s character, give him power.
By theme : Behavior Character
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