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"A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gal." So with men...   Life
A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.   Life
All I am, or can be, I owe to my angel mother.   Life
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower whereve...   Nature
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.   Life
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more import...   Success
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?   Life
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and los...   Life
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the li...   Life
Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the rig...   Life
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses ...   Life
As our case is new, we must think and act anew.   Life
Avoid popularity if you would have peace.   Life
Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets.   Life
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and re...   Life
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't v...   Life
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is w...   Life
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason th...   Life
Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best that I always...   Life
Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever ...   Life
Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be mainta...   Life
Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or...   Life
Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.   Life
Everybody likes a compliment.   Life
For those who like this sort of thing, this is the sort of thing they ...   Life
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this contin...   Equality
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four ...   Life
Government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not per...   Life
He bores me. He ought to have stuck to his flying machine.   Life
He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas better than any...   Life
He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.   Life
He who molds the public sentiment... makes statutes and decisions poss...   Life
Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible.   Life
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Callin...   Life
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be de...   Life
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to su...   Life
I can make more generals, but horses cost money.   Life
I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the bet...   Life
I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at t...   Life
I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.   Life
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yester...   Life
I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and I mean to kee...   Life
I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know ...   Life
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.   Life
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice...   Life
I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming convicti...   Life
I must run the machine as I find it.   Life
I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and ev...   Life
I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They ...   Life
I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked ...   Life
I will prepare and some day my chance will come.   Life
I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.   Life
If a fellow wants to be a nobody in the business world, let him neglec...   Life
If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me...   Life
If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?   Life
If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can ne...   Life
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give...   Business
If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, pleas...   Life
If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we co...   Life
If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog? Five? No, calling a...   Life
If you look for the bad in people expecting to find it, you surely wil...   Life
Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.   Life
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life ...   Life
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few v...   Life
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's...   Life
It is the eternal struggle between these two principles - right and wr...   Life
Knavery and flattery are blood relations.   Life
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let h...   Life
Lets have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us, to t...   Life
Marriage is neither heaven nor hell, it is simply purgatory.   Life
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.   Life
My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be see...   Life
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are c...   Life
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's ch...   Business
No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.   Life
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's conse...   Government
No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kitte...   Life
Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty ...   Life
Our safety, our liberty, depends upon preserving the Constitution of t...   Life
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.   Life
People who like this sort of thing will find this the sort of thing th...   Life
Public opinion in this country is everything.   Life
Some day I shall be President.   Life
Some single mind must be master, else there will be no agreement in an...   Life
Stand with anybody that stands right, stand with him while he is right...   Life
Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability...   Life
Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.   Life
The assertion that "all men are created equal" was of no practical use...   Life
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.   Life
The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.   Life
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.   Life
The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.   Life
The Bible is not my book and Christianity is not my religion. I could ...   Life
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The...   History
The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist ...   Life
The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he makes so many o...   Life
The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philos...   Life
The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us...   Life
The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's for which the sheep than...   Life
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man who'...   Life
The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep h...   Life
There is another old poet whose name I do not now remember who said, "...   Life
There is nothing true anywhere, The true is nowhere to be seen; If you...   Life
These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece...   Life
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those w...   Life
This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit...   Life
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.   Life
To ease another's heartache is to forget one's own.   Life
To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots...   Life
To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.   Life
Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unex...   Life
Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or sy...   Life
We live in the midst of alarms; anxiety beclouds the future; we expect...   History
We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.   Life
We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts...   Life
What is conservativism? Is it not the adherence to the old and tried a...   Life
What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.   Life
Whatever you are, be a good one.   Life
When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my ...   Life
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my reli...   Life
When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting...   Life
When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run...   Life
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to...   Life
With Malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the ri...   Life
With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succe...   Life
You are ambitious, which, within reasonable bounds, does good rather t...   Life
You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people a...   Life
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.   Life
You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and ...   Life
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather wa...   Life