Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man. There will still be business enough.
More Abraham Lincoln quotes :
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.Abraham Lincoln
I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.Abraham Lincoln
Slavery is founded in the selfishness of man's nature - opposition to it is his love of justice. These principles are an eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely, as slavery extension brings them, shocks and throes and convulsions must ceaselessly follow.Abraham Lincoln