The person who is incapable of making a mistake, is incapable of anything.
Other Abraham Lincoln quotes:
Reputation is like fine china: Once broken it's very hard to repair.
If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.
I say 'try'; if we never try, we shall never succeed.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.
A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall. So with men. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey which catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the highroad to his reason.
You can not fail in any laudable object, unless you allow your mind to be improperly directed.
My best friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.
Every man over forty is responsible for his face.
Always remember: Life is for enjoying.
I will learn, the opportunity will come.