“Lincoln grew immeasurably as he came to think of himself as an “instrument of God’s will.”  ― Joe L. Wheeler, Abraham Lincoln, a Man of Faith and Courage: Stories of Our Most Admired President

“Lincoln grew immeasurably as he came to think of himself as an                                 “instrument of God’s will.”
― Joe L. Wheeler, Abraham Lincoln, a Man of Faith and Courage: Stories of Our Most Admired President

 

My Top Five Favorite Things Lincoln Said

  • Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
  • In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.
  • Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
  • All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
  • Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

Do you have a favorite quote from this incredibly wise President whose birthday we celebrate today?