If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.
Quote by Abraham Lincoln
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Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
People are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
What is conservativism? Is it not the aherence to the old and tried against the new and untried?
It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.
Freedom. Freedom of religion. Freedom to speak their mind. Freedom to build a life. And yes, freedom to build a business. With their own hands. This is the essence of the American experience.
If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.
The great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
Every cliche about kids is true they grow up so quickly, you blink and they're gone, and you have to spend the time with them now. But that's a joy.
Working moms commonly testify that they feel guilty when they are away from their children and guilty when they are not at their jobs. Devoted fathers certainly miss their children deeply, but it does not seem to be with the same gnawing, primal anxiety that often afflicts women.
Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power to that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we have never shared.
I'm a mom - I'm lucky if I get to shower in the morning. Luckily, nail polish stays on my toes. I've been so bad on the upkeep, though.
I did stand-up comedy for 18 years. Ten of those years were spent learning, four years were spent refining, and four years were spent in wild success. I was seeking comic originality, and fame fell on me as a byproduct. The course was more plodding than heroic.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
It ain't as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning.