Quotes – Abraham Lincoln


-My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read. – Abraham Lincoln

-People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be. – Abraham Lincoln

-Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends? – Abraham Lincoln

-Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power. – Abraham Lincoln

-My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side,
for God is always right. – Abraham Lincoln

-Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm. – Abraham Lincoln

-I am a slow walker, but I never walk back. – Abraham Lincoln

-Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is
and the tree is the real thing. – Abraham Lincoln

-You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was. – Abraham Lincoln

-It is not best to swap horses while crossing the river. – Abraham Lincoln

-You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the
time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time. – Abraham Lincoln

-Nobody has ever expected me to be president. In my poor, lean lank face nobody
has ever seen that any cabbages were sprouting. – Abraham Lincoln

-Truth is generally the best vindication against slander. – Abraham Lincoln

-In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all; and, to the young, it comes with
bitterest agony, because it takes them unawares. – Abraham Lincoln

-Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail;
without it nothing can succeed. – Abraham Lincoln

-I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual

nowadays to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot. – Abraham Lincoln

-Plainly, the central idea of secession, is the essence of anarchy. – Abraham Lincoln

-Every blade of grass is a study; and to produce two, where there was but one, is
both a profit and a pleasure. – Abraham Lincoln

-It’s my experience that folks who have no vices have generally very few virtues. – Abraham Lincoln

-Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than
any other thing. – Abraham Lincoln

-That some achieve great success is proof to all that others can achieve it as well. – Abraham Lincoln

-The best way to predict your future is to create it. – Abraham Lincoln

-It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and
remove all doubts. – Abraham Lincoln

-Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system
respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we
as a people can be engaged in. – Abraham Lincoln

-The ballot is stronger than the bullet. – Abraham Lincoln

Quotes- Albert Einstein


-Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a
touch of genius — and a lot of courage — to move in the opposite direction. -Albert Einstein

-Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. -Albert Einstein

-The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax. -Albert Einstein

-I never think of the future. It comes soon enough. -Albert Einstein

-Science without religion is lame. Religion without science is blind. -Albert Einstein

-Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds. -Albert Einstein

-Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. -Albert Einstein

-The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources. -Albert Einstein

-We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when
we created them. -Albert Einstein

-Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school. -Albert Einstein

-Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you, mine are still
greater. -Albert Einstein

-Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the
the universe. -Albert Einstein

-I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be
fought with sticks and stones. -Albert Einstein

-In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep. -Albert Einstein

-The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there’s no risk of accident for
someone who’s dead. -Albert Einstein

-The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking…
the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind. If only I had known, I
should have become a watchmaker. -Albert Einstein

-Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted
counts. -Albert Einstein

-Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results. -Albert Einstein

-I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more
important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world. -Albert Einstein

-If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself. -Albert Einstein

-Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere. -Albert Einstein

-The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible. -Albert Einstein

-Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. -Albert Einstein

-Try not to become just a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. -Albert Einstein

-It´s not that I´m so smart; it´s just that I stay with problems longer. -Albert Einstein

-Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is to not
stop questioning. -Albert Einstein

-I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious. -Albert Einstein

-The person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. -Albert Einstein

-Example isn’t another way to teach, it is the only way to teach. -Albert Einstein

-If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what then, is an empty desk? -Albert Einstein

-The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of
those who look on and do nothing. -Albert Einstein

-When the solution is simple, God is answering. -Albert Einstein

-Money only appeals to selfishness and always tempts its owners irresistibly to abuse
it. Can anyone imagine Moses, Jesus, or Gandhi armed with the money-bags of
Carnegie? -Albert Einstein

-An empty stomach is not a good political adviser. -Albert Einstein

-The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits. -Albert Einstein

-Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree,
it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. -Albert Einstein

-When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you
sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity. -Albert Einstein

-A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it. -Albert Einstein

-If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is
keeping your mouth shut. -Albert Einstein

-Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men
with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed. -Albert Einstein

-A ship is always safe at the shore – but that is NOT what it is built for. -Albert Einstein

-If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward,
then we are a sorry lot indeed. -Albert Einstein

-Even on the most solemn occasions I got away without wearing socks and hid
that lack of civilization in high boots. -Albert Einstein

-A person starts to live when he can live outside himself. -Albert Einstein

-It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no
sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as
a variation of wave pressure. -Albert Einstein

-Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized. -Albert Einstein

-Technological change is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal. -Albert Einstein

-The only justifiable purpose of political institutions is to ensure the unhindered
development of the individual. -Albert Einstein

-Work is the only thing that gives substance to life. -Albert Einstein

-Never lose a holy curiosity. -Albert Einstein

-When you look at yourself from a universal standpoint, something inside always
reminds or informs you that there are bigger and better things to worry about. -Albert Einstein

-Paper is to write things down that we need to remember. Our brains are used to
think. -Albert Einstein