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Quotes and sayings from famous presidents
Believe you can and you're halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt | president

Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason why it was put up. John F. Kennedy | president

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be. Abraham Lincoln | president

Never waste a minute thinking about people you don't like. Dwight D. Eisenhower | president

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. Abraham Lincoln | president

Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names. John Fitzgerald Kennedy | president

It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company. George Washington | president

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. John Fitzgerald Kennedy | president

When you're at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on. Theodore Roosevelt | president

Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. Franklin D. Roosevelt | president

I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends. Abraham Lincoln | president

When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred. Thomas Jefferson | president

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that's my religion. Abraham Lincoln | president

And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln | president
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If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader. John Quincy Adams | president

Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. Woodrow Wilson | president

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. Abraham Lincoln | president

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen. John F. Kennedy | president

I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery. Thomas Jefferson | president

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower | president

Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching. Thomas Jefferson | president
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Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. John Fitzgerald Kennedy | president

Those who look for the bad in people will surely find it. Abraham Lincoln | president

It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong. Abraham Lincoln | president

On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock. Thomas Jefferson | president

Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind. John F. Kennedy | president
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When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on. Thomas Jefferson | president

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more luck I have. Thomas Jefferson | president
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I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back. Abraham Lincoln | president

Peace is not the absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means. Ronald Reagan | president

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