More quotes from the 16th president:

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

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but, if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”

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

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

“Don’t interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties.”