We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.”

~Abraham Lincoln
When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion.

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

~Abraham Lincoln
You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people

“You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.”

~Abraham Lincoln
You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry.

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

~Abraham Lincoln

“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”

~Abraham Lincoln

“In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”

~Abraham Lincoln

“In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”

~Abraham Lincoln

“No man is good enough to govern another man without the other's consent.”

~Abraham Lincoln

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

~Abraham Lincoln

“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.”

~Abraham Lincoln