America has been around for over 230 years. In that time there has been a variety of leaders and Presidents to grace the halls of government. Some have been loved, others have been hated. Still the men who held these positions have been worth examining.
Anyone who can make it to the office of the Presidency has certainly had led an interesting life. There’s no doubt that they bring a great deal of life experience and lessons to the Presidency. More importantly, they gain even more experience serving in the Presidency.
In today’s heated political environment, it can be easily forgotten that many of our Presidents have been incredibly intelligent men. People are more concerned with being right and fighting over many political issues. Presidents don’t always appear to us as wise leaders, and their words of wisdom are often forgotten. So here at NaQ we wanted to bring some of those back to you with a collection of Presidential quotes.
So without further ado, here are some of the most inspirational and educational quotes from those who have served as US Presidents.
John Quincy Adams on leadership – “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader”
John F. Kennedy on the importance of challenging norms and making the world better – “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt being clever on how to treat people throughout your life and how they act in return – “If you treat people right they will treat you right… ninety percent of the time.”
Teddy Roosevelt, one of America’s most interesting presidents, on succeeding – “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”
Harry S. Truman on humility and focusing on goals – “It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.”
Hopefully you’ve enjoyed these quotes, and even been inspired to do something! If you know of other quotes from presidents past and present, feel free to add them to our collection.