Presidents Day Quotes

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words,but to live by them.
– John F. Kennedy

If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you.
– Calvin Coolidge

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
– John F. Kennedy

I suppose that leadership at one time meant muscle; but today it means getting along with people.
– Indira Gandhi

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I’m beginning to believe it.
– Clarence Darrow

Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.
– Ulysses S. Grant

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

We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
– Calvin Coolidge

The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.
– Woodrow Wilson

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

The presidency is now a cross between a popularity contest and a high school debate, with an encyclopedia of cliches the first prize.
– Saul Bellow

May it please Heaven that his example shall continue to serve as a beacon to our Republics in their darkest moments of doubt and adversity.
– Jorge Ubicoc

Not in vain has Lincoln lived, for he has helped to make this republic an example of justice, with no caste but the caste of humanity.
– George Bancroft

God and Nature together shaped him to lead in the van,In the stress of her wildest weather when the Nation needed a Man.
– Margaret E. Sangster

He showed that fame may be won and what services be rendered by a plain son of the people unaided by any gifts of fortune.
– James Bryce

Posterity will talk of Washington as the founder of a great empire, when my name shall be lost in the vortex of revolution.
– Napoleon

Eternity alone can reveal to the human race its debt of gratitude to the peerless and immortal name of Washington.
– James A. Garfield

Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.
– Thomas J. Watson

It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach.
– Franklin D. Roosevelt

He is one of those giant figures, of whom there are very few in history, who lose their nationality in death.
– David Lloyd George