It’s always up to us how we live our life. Nobody else can take responsibility for how we live our life except ourselves. This life wisdom is essential when it comes to being able to live a fulfilled life.
A fulfilled life is a life filled with life. This may sound redundant – or overly simple. Perhaps it was better expressed by Abraham Lincoln, who said: “And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”
When we think about how we can create a fulfilled life we inevitably find the important role of esteem. Esteem enriches our life in a very effective way because it makes us more conscious about ourselves as well as the world around us. Esteem makes us sensitive toward the sense of human life.
With esteem we stop wasting our life with unkind thoughts or dissatisfaction. We concentrate on the important things in life such as giving attention toward people and creating happiness with it.
The more consciously we live our life the more we fill it with life. Esteem helps us to live our life consciously and to fill our life with life.
Listen here to the words of wisdom by Abraham Lincoln.
The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln: A Book of Quotations
- Author: Abraham Lincoln
- Editor: Bob Blaisdell
- Publisher: Dover Publications; F First Edition edition (August 8, 2005)
- Paperback, also available as Hardcover and ebook
- 90 pages
The most eloquent of American presidents, Lincoln seemed to have a comment — sagacious or humorous — on just about anything that mattered. This concise compendium offers his astute observations on a variety of subjects—from women to warfare. Nearly 400 quotations include such thought-provoking and memorable remarks as: Bad promises are better broken than kept. Marriage is neither heaven nor hell; it is simply purgatory. Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
Quotations are arranged chronologically within such topics as family and friends, the law, politics and the presidency, story-telling, religion, and morality. Students, writers, public speakers, and other readers will find this thought-provoking and entertaining volume an excellent introduction to the sixteenth president’s wit, common sense, and insight.
My Man – Abraham!! One of the greatest American icons – and full of wit and wisdom. A pleasure to carry this book in my library to sink into the depths of the man. It lifts me out of the down times. It restores my faith that there are possibly good hearted and caring men (and women) still walking around out there and hopefully sharing their wit and wisdom with the world around them.
Lots of good quotes — some familiar, others more obscure. Includes excerpts from personal communication between Lincoln and his confidantes, before and during the Civil War.
Should be read by every thinking person; not once but anytime one wants a quiet moment or a moral boost.