Colin Powell Quotes.
Throughout my career, I learned plenty about war on the battlefield, but I learned even more about the importance of finding peace. And that is what the State Department and U.S.A.I.D. do: prevent the wars that we can avoid so that we fight only the ones we must.
The most important thing I learned is that soldiers watch what their leaders do. You can give them classes and lecture them forever, but it is your personal example they will follow.
Get mad, then get over it.
Don’t let your ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn’t go with it.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
None of us can change our yesterdays but all of us can change our tomorrows.
The United States is not stingy. We are the greatest contributor to international relief efforts in the world.
It ain’t as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning.
I try to be the same person I was yesterday.
President Assad, I worked with. I know him reasonably well, met with him a few times, and he’s a liar.
You’re not just voting for an individual, in my judgment, you’re voting for an agenda. You’re voting for a platform. You’re voting for a political philosophy.
Politics is not bean bags. It’s serious, tough stuff.
So like any football or basketball coach, you always always believe you’re going to win.
We need to understand that we as citizens and as a government in any community throughout this country have no more important obligation than to educate those who are going to replace us.