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The Great Thought: Abraham Lincoln

अधिकतर लोग उतने ही खुश होते है जितना की वे होना चाहते है।

I am not concerned that you have fallen -- I am concerned that you arise.

Determine that the thing can and shall be done and then... find the way.

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.

लगभग सभी व्यक्ति कठिनाई को झेल सकते है, पर अगर आपको उनका चरित्र जानना हो तो उन्हें शक्ति दे दीजिए।

No matter how much the cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.

यदि आप एक बार अपने साथी नागरिकों का भरोसा तोड़ दें, तो आप फिर कभी उनका सत्कार और सम्मान नहीं पा सकेंगे।

Education does not mean teaching people what they do not know. It means teaching them to behave as they do not behave.

A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.

The world will little note nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.

Love is the chain whereby to lock a child to its parent.

मै एक धीमी गति से चलता जरूर हूं, लेकिन कभी वापस नहीं चलता।

A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.

The worst thing you can do for those you love is the things they could and should do themselves.

Investment in knowledge pays the best interest.

It will not do to investigate the subject of religion too closely, as it is apt to lead to infidelity.

किसी वृक्ष को काटने के लिए आप मुझे छ: घंटे दीजिये और मैं पहले चार घंटे कुल्हाड़ी की धार तेज करने में लगाऊंगा।

Nothing will divert me from my purpose.

It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.

भविष्य के सन्दर्भ में सबसे बढ़िया बात यह है की ये एक दिन निश्चित समय पर आता है।

जो लोग दुसरो को आजादी नहीं देते उन्हें खुद भी इसका हक नहीं होता।

I am nothing, truth is everything.

मैं नहीं जानता मेरे दादाजी कौन थे; मेरा सारा ध्यान यह जानने में है की उनका पोता क्या होगा।

It is not best to swap horses while crossing the river.

I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.

साधारण दिखने वाले लोग ही दुनिया के सबसे अच्छे लोग होते हैं, यही वजह है कि भगवान ऐसे बहुत से लोगों का निर्माण करते हैं।

औरत ही एक मात्र प्राणी है जिससे मैं ये जानते हुए भी की वो मुझे चोट नहीं पहुंचाएगी, डरता हूँ।

I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.

I belive that people should fight for what they believe and only what they believe.

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

मैं तैयारी करूँगा और मेरा मौका आएगा।

Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality.

Most of us are just about as happy as we make up our minds to be.

You can please some of the people some of the time all of the people some of the time some of the people all of the time but you can never please all of the people all of the time.

I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.

मेरी चिंता ये नहीं है की भगवान मेरे साथ है या नहीं। मेरी चिंता ये है की मै भगवान के साथ हूं या नहीं। क्योंकि भगवान हमेशा सही होता है।

I am very little inclined on any occasion to say anything unless I hope to produce some good by it

How weak and fruitless must be any word of mine.

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.

We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.

What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.

Achievement has no color.

The best way to defeat an enemy is to make him your friend.

In this age, in this country, public sentiment is everything. With it, nothing can fail; against it, nothing can succeed. Whoever molds public sentiment goes deeper than he who enacts statutes, or pronounces judicial decisions.

अगर आपको कोई महत्व नहीं देता है तो चिंता कीजिए, पर महत्व प्राप्त करने के लिए कोशिश जारी रखिए।

Whatever you are, be a good one.

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.

मै जानता हूं वो किताबो में है। सच्चा दोस्त वो है जो मुझे ऐसी किताब लेकर दे, जो मैने अभी तक नहीं पड़ी।

आप अधिक सम्बन्ध इस बात से नहीं है की आप असफल हुए, बल्कि इस बात से की आप अपनी असफलता से कितने संतुष्ट है।

Important principles may and must be inflexible.

Avoid popularity if you would have peace.

The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.

The Bible is not my book and Christianity is not my religion. I could never give assent to the long complicated statements of Christian dogma.

अंत में वो आपकी ज़िन्दगी के साल नहीं है जो गिने जाते है बल्कि वो आपके सालों में ज़िन्दगी है जो गिनी जाती है।

Lets have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.

उस व्यक्ति को आलोचना करने का अधिकार है जो सहायता करने की भावना रखता है।

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.

It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.

We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.

Truth is generally the best vindication against slander

I believe the Bible is the best gift God has ever given to man. All the good from The Savior of the world is communicated to us through this Book.

Life is hard but so very beautiful.

Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.

कुछ लोगो के द्वारा प्राप्त की गई महान सफलता इस बात का प्रमाण है की बाकी सारे लोग भी इसे प्राप्त कर सकते है।

Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.

शत्रुओं को मित्र बना कर क्या मैं उन्हें नष्ट नहीं कर रहा ?

If we take habitual drunkards as a class, their heads and hearts will bear an advantageous comparison with those of any other class.

The Lord prefers common-looking people. That is why he made so many of them.

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.

Get books, sit yourself down anywhere, and go to reading them yourself.

He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.

You cannot have the right to do what is wrong!

Women are the only people I am afraid of who I never thought would hurt me

If I am killed, I can die but once; but to live in constant dread of it, is to die over and over again.

You can lose everything in life,but not dreams.

कार्य की अधिकता से उकताने वाले व्यक्ति कभी कोई बड़ा कार्य नहीं कर सकते।

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.

इंतजार करने वालो को केवल प्राप्त होता है, जो मेहनत करने वाले छोड़ जाते है।

I do the very best I know how-the very best I can; and mean to keep doing so until the end.

तुम जो भी हो, नेक बनो।

I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.

Resolve to be honest at all events; and if in your own judgment you cannot be an honest lawyer, resolve to be honest without being a lawyer.

You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.

The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every other calling, is diligence. Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done to-day.

Writing is the great invention of the world.

You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.

Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?

The way for a young man to rise, is to improve himself every way he can, never suspecting that any body wishes to hinder him.

We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.

I laugh because I must not cry, that is all, that is all.

Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it.

Towering genius distains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored.

A tendancy to melancholy...let it be observed, is a misfortune, not a fault.

The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.

The Bible is not my book nor Christianity my profession.

If you want your name to be remembered after your death either do something worth writing or write some thing worth reading.

Anybody will do for you, but not for me. I must have somebody.

Laughter can be used to sooth the mind and get rid of those awful thoughts.

Republicans are for both the man and the dollar, but in case of conflict the man before the dollar.

If there is anything that links the human to the divine, it is the courage to stand by a principle when everybody else rejects it.

Your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.

पक्का कर लीजिए, आश्वस्त हो जाइये की आपके पैर सही जगह पर है। फिर डट कर खड़े रहिये।

The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.

Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.

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.

मेहनत हमेशा धन से पहले और धन से स्वतंत्र है। धन तो मेहनत का केवल एकमात्र फल है। और अगर मेहनत नहीं की जाती तो ये कभी अस्तित्व में नहीं आता। मेहनत धन से बड़ी है, और उससे ज्यादा महत्व रखती है।

I have come to the conclusion never again to think of marrying, and for this reason, I can never be satisfied with anyone who would be blockhead enough to have me.

A house divided cannot stand.

As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.

When I get ready to talk to people, I spend two thirds of the time thinking what they want to hear and one third thinking about what I want to say.

The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.

That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.

I will prepare and some day my chance will come.

You can tell the greatness of a man by what makes him angry.

Stand with anyone that is right; stand with him while he is right and part with him when he goes wrong.

Never do anything for anyone who can just as well do it themself

Well, I wish some of you would tell me the brand of whiskey that Grant drinks. I would like to send a barrel of it to my other generals.

I never had a policy; I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.

What ever you are, be a good one.

The loss of enemies does not compensate for the loss of friends.

A farce or comedy is best played; a tragedy is best read at home.

Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.

शादी ना तो स्वर्ग है ना नर्क है यह तो केवल यातना है।

आप सारे लोगो को कुछ देर धोखा दे सकते है। या कुछ लोगो को हमेशा धोखे में रख सकते है। पर आप सभी लोगो को हमेशा धोखे में नहीं रख सकते।

अमेरिका को कभी बाहर से नष्ट नहीं किया जा सकेगा। यदि हम लड़खड़ाते है और अपनी स्वतंत्रता खो देते है तो यह सिर्फ इसलिए होगा क्योंकि हम स्वयं अपने आप को नष्ट कर रहे है।

I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.

The best way to predict your future is to create it.

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.

If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?

You cannot help people permanently by doing for them, what they could and should do for themselves.

Be not deceived. Revolutions do not go backward.

अगर कुत्ते की पूँछ को पैर कहें, तो कुत्ते के कितने पैर हुए ? चार। पूछ को पैर कहने से वो पैर नहीं हो जाती।

I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.

The worst thing you can do for anyone you care about is anything that they can do on their own.

To remain as I am is impossible; I must die or be better, it appears to me.

Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

हमेशा अपने दिमाग में यह बात बैठाकर रखे की सफलता के प्रति आपका अपना दृष्टिकोण सबसे महत्त्वपूर्ण है बजाय दुसरो के।

Take all that you can of this book upon reason, and the balance on faith, and you will live and die a happier man.

People who have no vices, have very few virtues.

It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.

A universal feeling, whether well or ill-founded cannot be safely disregarded.

Die when I may, I want it said of me by those who know me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower when I thought a flower would grow.

जब मै कुछ अच्छा करता हूं तो मुझे अच्छा लगता है, और जब मै कुछ बुरा करता हूं तो मुझे बुरा लगता है। यही मेरा धर्म है।

हमारा चरित्र पेड़ की तरह है। और हमारा चरित्र उसकी छाया की तरह। हम हमेशा छाया की और देखते है, जबकि असली चीज तो पेड़ है।

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.

Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God cannot retain it.

यदि आप एक बार अपने साथी का भरोसा तोड़ दें तो फिर कभी उनका सत्कार और सम्मान नहीं पा सकेंगे।

In times like the present, men should utter nothing for which they would not willingly be responsible through time and eternity.

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.

प्रजातंत्र लोगों की, लोगों के द्वारा, और लोगों के लिए बनायीं गयी सरकार है।

I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.

The struggle of today, is not altogether for today - it is for a vast future also.

If frienship is your weakest point then you are the strongest person in the world.

I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives. I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.

If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.

In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong. God cannot be for, and against the same thing at the same time.

No man is poor who has a Godly mother.

I know there is a God, and that He hates injustice and slavery. I see the storm coming, and I know that his hand is in it. If He has a place and work for me - and I think He has - I believe I am ready.

Live a good life. In the end it is not the years in a life, but the life in the years.

एक दिन मैं राष्ट्रपति बनूंगा।

If any man tells you he loves America, yet hates labor, he is a liar. If any man tells you he trusts America, yet fears labor, he is a fool.

The ballot is stronger than the bullet.

हमेशा ध्यान में रखिये की आपका सफल होने का संकल्प किसी भी और संकल्प से महत्त्वपूर्ण है।

You cannot strengten the weak by weakening the strong.

Nothing in this world is impossible to a willing heart.

The philosophy of the schoolroom in one generation is the philosophy of government in the next.

If this country is ever demoralized, it will come from trying to live without work.

If slavery is not wrong, nothing is wrong.

We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.

Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.

The will of God prevails. In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be, wrong.

All I have learned, I learned from books.

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

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

मैं जो भी हूँ, या होने की आशा करता हूँ, उसका श्रेय मेरी माँ को जाता है।

बैलट, बुलेट से ज्यादा शक्तिशाली है।

One company can serve some of your needs all of the time, or all of your needs some of the time, but never both.

You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.

मित्र वो है जिसके शत्रु वही हैं जो आपके शत्रु हैं।

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down.

I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.

अगर शांती चाहते हैं तो लोकप्रियता से बचिए।

दुश्मन को खत्म करने का सबसे अच्छा तरीका यह है की आप उसे दोस्त बना ले।

Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition... I have no other so great as that of being truely esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem.

A drop of honey gathers more flies than a gallon of gall.

Believing everyone is dangerous, but believing nobody is more dangerous.

जिस प्रकार मै गुलाम नहीं बन सकता, उसी प्रकार मै किसी गुलाम का मालिक भी नहीं बनना चाहता। यह सोच लोकतंत्र के सिद्धांत को दर्शाती है।







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