33 memorable quotes from America's 16th president, Abraham Lincoln


On April 14, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln was shot while attending a play at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. He died the next morning.

Although Lincoln's death was 150 years ago today, his legacy lives on.

Throughout his tenure as President of the United States of America, Lincoln faced myriad difficult issues, including slavery and the Civil War. During these trials, it was his convictions and his eloquence of reaching and impacting others with his words that carried America through some of its darkest times.

Here we present pictures of some of his greatest quotes from one of the most popular Lincoln twitter accounts LincolnQuote.

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Springville, UT

You forgot the following quotes:

"The movie about me ('Lincoln') should be seen by everyone."

And don't forget...

"Spielberg is the greatest movie director I've ever known."

American Fork, UT

“I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer." - Abraham Lincoln.
You're right, he was a great man.

Nibley, Ut

Here is one of my favorites not on the list:
"Property is the fruit of labor...property is desirable...is a positive good in the world. That some should be rich shows that others may become rich, and hence is just encouragement to industry and enterprise. Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another; but let him labor diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built." -Abraham Lincoln March 21 1864

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