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Motivational President Quotes

May these quotes about President inspire and motivate you.

Mr. President, I'm not saying we wouldn't get our hair mussed.
But I do say no more than ten to twenty million killed, tops.
Uh, depending on the breaks.
- the movie Dr. Strangelove

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Well, when you come down to it,
I don't see that a reporter could do much to a president, do you?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I look forward to these confrontations with the press
to kind of balance up the nice and pleasant things
that come to me as president.
- Jimmy Carter

I am not the Catholic candidate for President.
I am the Democratic Party's candidate for President,
who happens also to be a Catholic.
- John F. Kennedy


 

You know, everybody makes mistakes when they are president.
- William J. Clinton

In my country we go to prison first, and then become President.
- Nelson Mandela

Any man who wants to be president
is either an egomaniac or crazy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower


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Campaign behavior for wives:
Always be on time.
Do as little talking as humanly possible.
Lean back in the parade car
so everybody can see the president.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

People make a big fuss over you when you're President.
But I'm very serious about doing everything I can
to make sure that it doesn't go to my head.
- Jimmy Carter

Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president,
but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
- John F. Kennedy

Oh, that lovely title, ex-president.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We must make it clear that a platform
of "I hate gay men and women'
is not a way to become president of the United States.
- Jimmy Carter

If anyone is crazy enough to want to kill
a president of the United States, he can do it.
All he must be prepared to do is give his life for the president's.
- John F. Kennedy

Some years ago I became president of Columbia University
and learned within 24 hours to be ready
to speak at the drop of a hat,
and I learned something more, the trustees were expected
to be ready to speak at the passing of the hat.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation,
whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion,
and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose
to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose -
and you allow him to make war at pleasure.
- Abraham Lincoln

I think this is the most extraordinary
collection of talent, of human knowledge,
that has ever been gathered at the White House -
with the possible exception of
when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.
- John F. Kennedy

Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -
it is the illusion of knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head,
and knows not that it brings abundance
to drive away the hunger.
- Saint Basil

True learning is not about facts,
but about conscious appreciation
of the experience of living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

Men are disturbed not by things,
but by the view which they take of them.
- Epictetus

We never see what we are not ready to see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world you see has nothing to do with reality.
It is of your own making and does not exist.
- A Course In Miracles

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

An invasion of armies can be resisted,
but not an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo

It is health that is real wealth,
and not pieces of gold and silver.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains,
but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones
but in the echoes of our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

If I am capable of grasping God objectively,
I do not believe, but precisely because
I cannot do this I must believe.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

It is not my place to doubt the sincere beliefs of others.
My job is to question my own beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The essence of being human is that one
does not seek perfection.
- George Orwell

Do not anticipate trouble,
or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
- Benjamin Franklin

Know that you have a choice about
everything you do and everything you do not do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pride comes in two flavors -
be careful which you choose -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha

One defeats a fanatic precisely by not being a fanatic oneself,
but on the contrary by using one's intelligence.
- George Orwell

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted,
but beholds it as something
unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
- Albert Schweitzer

We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time,
for that is the stuff that life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

It is not enough to have a good mind,
the main thing is to use it well.
- Rene Descartes

An error does not become truth
by reason of multiplied propagation,
nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

All decisions and all actions
(and inactions) have consequences -
not rightness or wrongness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let us not look back in anger
or forward in fear,
but around in awareness.
- James Thurber

Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

The unexamined life is not worth living.
- Socrates

We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.
- Will Durant (commonly attributed to Aristotle)

Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

People are not disturbed by things,
but by the view they take of them.
- Epictetus

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
- Voltaire

It's not what you look at that matters,
it's what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying,
there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu


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