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John Adams
,,In politics the middle way is none at all.”

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

Chester A. Arthur
,, The health of the people is of supreme importance. All measures looking to their protection against the spread of contagious diseases and to the increase of our sanitary knowledge for such purposes deserve attention of Congress.”

James Buchanan
,, The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.”

Martin Van Buren
,, There is a power in public opinion in this country – and I thank God for it: for it is the most honest and best of all powers – which will not tolerate an incompetent or unworthy man to hold in his weak or wicked hands the lives and fortunes of his fellow-citizens.”

George W. Bush
,, You can’t put democracy and freedom back into a box.”

,, Government does not create wealth. The major role for the government is to create an environment where people take risks to expand the job rate in the United States.”

George H. W. Bush
,, You cannot be President of the United States if you don’t have faith. Remember Lincoln, going to his knees in times of trial in the Civil War and all that stuff.”

Jimmy Carter
,, We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.”

Grover Cleveland
,, Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust.”

William J. Clinton
,, If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person. It’s how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit.”

 ,, Promising too much can be as cruel as caring too little.”

Calvin Coolidge
,, Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower
,, Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish. Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.”

,, Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and, in its true sense, a noble one.”

,, Plans are nothing; planning is everything.”

Millard Fillmore
,, Nations, like individuals in a state of nature, are equal and independent, possessing certain rights and owing certain duties to each other.”

Gerald R. Ford
,, A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.”

James A. Garfield
,, If the power to do hard work is not a skill, it’s the best possible substitute for it.”

,, The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.”

Ulysses S. Grant
,, In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins.”

Warren G. Harding
,, I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies in a fight. But my friends, my goddamned friends, they’re the ones who keep me walking the floor at nights!”

Benjamin Harrison
,, The bud of victory is always in the truth.”


 William Henry Harrison
,, There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power.”

Rutherford B. Hayes
,, The President of the United States should strive to be always mindful of the fact that he serves his party best who serves his country best.”

Herbert Hoover
,, Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.”

Andrew Johnson
,, Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide.”

Thomas Jefferson
,, Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.”

,, In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.”

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

,, The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.”

Lyndon B. Johnson
,, Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.”

,, One lesson you better learn if you want to be in politics is that you never go out on a golf course and beat the President.”

John F. Kennedy
,, Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.”

,, My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you   can do for your country.”

,, Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.”

Abraham Lincoln
,, Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.”

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

,, Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”

,, No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.”

James Madison
,, The circulation of confidence is better than the circulation of money.”

,, Let me recommend the best medicine in the world: a long journey, at a mild season, through a pleasant country, in easy stages.”

William McKinley
,, In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest.”

,,l have never been in doubt since I was old enough to think intelligently that I would someday be made president.”

James Monroe
,, National honor is the national property of the highest value.”

,, Our country may be likened to a new house. We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all – liberty!”

Richard M. Nixon
,, Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.”

,, If you take no risks, you will suffer no defeats. But if you take no risks, you win no victories.”

,, The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire.”

Barac Obama
,, Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”

,, My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success.”

,, We want everybody to act like adults, quit playing games, realize that it’s not just my way or the highway.”

Franklin Pierce
,, Frequently the more trifling the subject, the more animated and protracted the discussion.”

James K. Polk
,, With me it is exceptionally true that the Presidency is no bed of roses.”

Ronald Reagan
,, Government’s first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.”

,, When you can’t make them see the light, make them feel the heat.”

,, To sit back hoping that someday, some way, someone will make things right is to go on feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last – but eat you he will.”

,, Trust, but verify.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt
,, When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.”

,, Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.”

,, The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”

Theodore Roosevelt
,, Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.”

,, Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”

,, A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.”

,, Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.”

William Howard Taft
,, Enthusiasm for a cause sometimes warps judgment.”

,, Don’t write so that you can be understood, write so that you can’t be misunderstood.”

Zachary Taylor
,, I have always done my duty. I am ready to die. My only regret is for the friends I leave behind me.”

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

,, If you can’t convince them, confuse them.”

,, A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.”


John Tyler

 ,, Wealth can only be accumulated by the earnings of industry and the savings of frugality.”

,, So far as it depends on the course of this government, our relations of good will and friendship will be sedulously cultivated with all nations.”

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

,, Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.”

,, Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.”

Woodrow Wilson
,, I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.”

,, The only use of an obstacle is to be overcome. All that an obstacle does with brave men is, not to frighten them, but to challenge them.”

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