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Famous president quotes and sayings
Believe you can and you're halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt, president
  • courage

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

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

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

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


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

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

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, president
  • Effort

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

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
  • achievement

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

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

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

And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. Abraham Lincoln, president
  • Life

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader. John Quincy Adams, president
  • actions

Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. Woodrow Wilson, president
  • Friends

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen. John F. Kennedy, president
  • motivational

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

I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery. Thomas Jefferson, president
  • freedom

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. Dwight David Ike Eisenhower, president
  • Principles

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

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
  • Change

Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching. Thomas Jefferson, president
  • act

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

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on. Thomas Jefferson, president
  • motivational

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

Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind. John F. Kennedy, president
  • war

I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more luck I have. Thomas Jefferson, president
  • work

I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back. Abraham Lincoln, president
  • Progress

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

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. John F. Kennedy, president
  • strength

We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives. John F. Kennedy, president
  • people

Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm Abraham Lincoln, president
  • success

One person can make a difference and everyone should try. John F. Kennedy, president
  • difference

Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. Donald Trump, president
  • game

My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right. Abraham Lincoln, president
  • inspirational

Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate. John F. Kennedy, president
  • fear

Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. Thomas Jefferson, president
  • motivational

Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom. Thomas Jefferson, president
  • books

Example is not the main thing in influencing other people; it's the only thing. Abraham Lincoln, president
  • influencing

You've got to learn to survive a defeat. That's when you develop character. Richard M. Nixon, president
  • character

The art of life is the art of avoiding pain; and he is the best pilot, who steers clearest of the rocks and shoals with which it is beset. Thomas Jefferson, president
  • life

There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it. Andrew Jackson, president
  • fun

One man with courage makes a majority. Andrew Jackson, president
  • Bravery

The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people. Theodore Roosevelt, president
  • Success

At sometime in our lives a devil dwells within us, causes heartbreaks, confusion and troubles, then dies. Theodore Roosevelt, president
  • Evil

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. Theodore Roosevelt, president

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. Harry S. Truman, president
  • amazing

The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it. Woodrow Wilson, president
  • history

Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong. Calvin Coolidge, president
  • Strength


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