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Quotes and sayings from famous presidents
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be. Abraham Lincoln

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

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

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

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

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

Believe you can and you're halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery. Thomas Jefferson

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

Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching. Thomas Jefferson
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Things do not happen. Things are made to happen. John F. Kennedy

Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind. John F. Kennedy
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On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters of principle, stand like a rock. Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

Success is going from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm Abraham Lincoln

Money was never a big motivation for me, except as a way to keep score. The real excitement is playing the game. Donald Trump
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Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. Thomas Jefferson

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
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Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom. Thomas Jefferson

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

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