My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.
Quote by Abraham Lincoln
Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
People are just about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.
If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could...
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and...
Our strife pertains to ourselves - to the passing generations of men; and it can...
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character,...
Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to...
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter, and lose our freedoms,...
Were it not for my little jokes, I could not bear the burdens of this...
If you call a tail a leg, how many legs does a horse have? Four,...
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not...
Truth is generally the best vindication against slander
Some single mind must be master, else there will be no agreement in anything.
No matter how much the cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he...
To hunt the hare with the ox
I would rather have my people laugh at my economies than weep for my extravagance