1. George Washington
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for ’tis better to be alone than in bad company.
2. Rutherford Birchard Hayes
One of the tests of the civilization of people is the treatment of its criminals.
3. 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.
4. James Madison
The circulation of confidence is better than the circulation of money.
5. James Monroe
It is by a thorough knowledge of the whole subject that (people) are enabled to judge correctly of the past and to give a proper direction to the future.
6. John Quincy Adams
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader
7. Andrew Jackson
Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
8. Martin Van Buren
It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn’t.
9. Bill Clinton
We must teach our children to resolve their conflicts with words, not weapons.
10. John Tyler
I can never consent to being dictated to.
11. James K. Polk
The gratitude… should be commensurate with the boundless blessings which we enjoy.
12. Zachary Taylor
I have always done my duty. I am ready to die. My only regret is for the friends I leave behind me.
13. Millard Fillmore
An honorable defeat is better than a dishonorable victory.
14. Franklin Pierce
While men inhabiting different parts of this vast continent cannot be expected to hold the same opinions, they can unite in a common objective and sustain common principles.
15. James Buchanan
The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
16. Abraham Lincoln
I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.
17. Andrew Johnson
If you always support the correct principles then you will never get the wrong results!
18. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant
In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins.
19. Rutherford B. Hayes
Every expert was once a beginner.
20. James A. Garfield
Right reason is stronger than force.
21. Chester A. Arthur
Be fit for more than the thing you are now doing. Let everyone know that you have a reserve in yourself; that you have more power than you are now using. If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it.
22. Grover Cleveland
It is better to be defeated standing for a high principle than to run by committing subterfuge.
23. Benjamin Harrison
Great lives never go out; they go on.
24. Grover Cleveland
Unswerving loyalty to duty, constant devotion to truth, and a clear conscience will overcome every discouragement and surely lead the way to usefulness and high achievement.
25. William McKinley
In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest.
26. Theodore Roosevelt
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn’t sit for a month.
27. William Howard Taft
We must dare to be great; and we must realize that greatness is the fruit of toil and sacrifice and high courage.
28. Woodrow Wilson
The object of love is to serve, not to win.
29. Warren G. Harding
There’s good in everybody. Boost. Don’t knock.
30. Calvin Coolidge
If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you.
31. Herbert Hoover
Be patient and calm; no one can catch a fish with anger.
32. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
33. Harry S. Truman
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
34. Dwight D. Eisenhower
Pessimism never won any battle.
35. John F. Kennedy
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
36. Lyndon B. Johnson
Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
37. Richard M. Nixon
Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don’t win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
38. Gerald R. Ford
Never be satisfied with less than your very best effort. If you strive for the top and miss, you’ll still ‘beat the pack.’
39. Jimmy Carter
You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can.
40. Ronald Reagan
Heroes may not be braver than anyone else. They’re just braver five minutes longer.
41. George Bush
No problem of human making is too great to be overcome by human ingenuity, human energy, and the untiring hope of the human spirit.
42. Bill 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.
43. George W. Bush
A leadership is someone who brings people together.
44. Barack 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.
45. Donald Trump
Without passion you don’t have energy, with out energy you have nothing.
46. Franklin D. Roosevelt
The only thing to fear is, fear itself.
47. John F. Kennedy
Let us resolve to be masters, not the victims, of our history, controlling our own destiny without giving way to blind suspicions and emotions.
48. Woodrow Wilson
No nation is fit to sit in judgment upon any other nation.
49. Abraham Lincoln
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, can not long retain it.
50. Warren Gamaliel Harding
I don’t know much about Americanism, but it’s a damn good word with which to carry an election.
51. Ulysses S. Grant
Labor disgraces no man, but occasionally men disgrace labor.
52. Dwight D. Eisenhower
When you are in any contest you should work as if there were — to the very last minute a chance to lose it.
53. Ronald Reagan
The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them away.
54. Richard Nixon
A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.
55. Calvin Coolidge
Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.
56. 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.
57. Jimmy Carter
Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease.
58. William Henry Harrison
Times change, and we change with them.
59. Theodore Roosevelt
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. In this life we get nothing save by effort.
60. John Adams
To be good, and to do good, is all we have to do.