» Add Quotes to Your Site - Quote Generatoradd quote of the day, random quotes or by topic (e.g. funny quotes) Quote DB :: Authors :: Abraham Lincoln :: View Quote View Quote "People are about as happy as they make up their minds to be." - Copy to Clipboard -- Abraham Lincoln Listed in: Happiness Add Quote To Your Quote List Rating: 4.57 Rate Quote 30 votes submitted Your Name: Friend's Email: Top 5 quotes from Abraham Lincoln "If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide." "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." "I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day." "No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens." "I know that the Lord is always on the side of the right. But it is my constant anxiety and prayer that I and this nation should be on the Lords side." Top 5 quotes from Happiness "Think of all the beauty that's still left in and around you, and be happy." "Many who seem to be struggling with adversity are happy; many, amid great affluence, are utterly miserable." "Always leave something to wish for; otherwise you will be miserable from your very happiness." "Some men would rather pursue happiness than obtain it." "Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination."