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Which is why these top inspirational business quotes are so valuable. Each of these business quotes is a bite-sized morsel of wisdom, capable.

In the spirit of President’s Day, I thought it would be fun to get inspiration from each of our 45 presidents.

In all fairness, I could not spontaneously name all the presidents in order. (How about you?) So, not only was this a fun exercise in finding motivating quotes from our country’s leaders, but also a good lesson in history.

Each citation can provide you with insight and encouragement, regardless of what is going on in your life. They are not specific to the time in history when these men were in office, but are rather timeless wisdom.

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. John Adams

“To be good, and to do good, is all we have to do.”

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. William Henry Harrison

"Times change, and we change with them."

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 H. W. 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, without energy you have nothing.”

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Life is filled with highs and lows—valleys and peaks that will test your resilience, that will push you to overcome challenges—and the lessons you’ll learn on your way to the top will only make you stronger, better.

Find your will to keep climbing with these motivational quotes about strength.

Related:7 Reasons You Need Mental Strength to Be Successful

 

1. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” —Arnold Schwarzenegger


2. “The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” —Ernest Hemingway


3. “All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me…. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” —Walt Disney


4. “There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.” —Booker T. Washington


5. “A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.” —Vernon Howard


6. “I like criticism. It makes you strong.” —LeBron James


7. “There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher.” —Usain Bolt


8. “He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.” —Louisa May Alcott


9. “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” —Napoleon Hill


10. “Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it.” —Joel Osteen


11. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” —Robert H. Schuller


12. “Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.” —William Ellery Channing


13. “Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears.” —Demi Lovato


14. “I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.” —Audrey Hepburn


15.  “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” —Friedrich Nietzsche


16. “Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” —Susan Gale


17. “Be very strong… be very methodical in your life if you want to be a champion.” —Alberto Juantorena


18. “Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.” —Drew Barrymore


19. “I like feeling strong. It keeps my mental floor higher.” —Pink


20. “I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ’Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.” —Thomas Paine


21. “Stay strong. Stand up. Have a voice.” —Shawn Johnson

 

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Strength Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old strength quotes, strength sayings, and strength proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


A chain is no stronger than its weakest link.      

Sir Leslie Stephen (1832-1904)

A firm tree does not fear the storm.      

Dayak (Indonesian) (on strength and weakness)

A single arrow is easily broken; a bundle of ten is not.      

Japanese (on strength and weakness)

Control your emotions or they will control you.      

Chinese Proverb

Eagles don't catch flies.      

Desiderius Erasmus (1465-1536)

He that cannot endure the bad will not live to see the good.      

Jewish Proverb

If you ford a river in a crowd, the crocodiles won't get you. (Ed. note: If your lucky!)      

Malagasy (on strength and weakness)

It ain't over til it's over.      

Yogi Berra

It takes a village to raise a child.      

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Little strokes fell great oaks.      

Ben Franklin (1706-1790)

Our handicaps exist only in our minds.      

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945)

Persuasion is better than force.      

Aesop (c.620-560 BC)

Rocks need no protection from the rain. (Ed. Note: Except over time!)      

Malay (on strength and weakness)

Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.     

Hermann Hesse

Below are some of the quotes by him taken from various sites around the web. ▻ You are It is important to draw wisdom from different places.

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    Best Inspirational Quotes

    There are so many great inspirational quotes it is difficult to pick out the best quotes. However, here are some that we consider to be top notch. We hope they inspire you to be the best that you can be!

  1. You only have one life, and if it is not going in the direction you want it to, now is the time to make changes. Joyce Meyer, Seize the Day
    Wise words! Let these words inspire you to make changes if you are not moving in the direction you want to go!




  2. Success isn't easy, and that's a good thing - at least in business. If it was easy, everybody would be doing it and your competition would be outrageous! David Fairweather, Winning Mindset
    While these inspiring words may make you smile, be thankful that success is not easy. Next time you feel face difficulties - remember this inspirational quote!



  3. Never let your past decisions determine your future outcome. Mark Dudley, Morning Inspirations I




  4. Our character is not defined in the good times, but in the hard times. Paul Brodie
    Adversity, challenges, life issues that is where our character is built!



  5. Words can inspire, thoughts can provoke, but only action truly brings you closer to your dreams. Brad Sugars
    Motivational words and thoughts can be inspiring, but until you take the first step, you must motivate yourself, otherwise, your dream will just remain a dream.




  6. If you want something out of life you have to go out there and get it, because it is not just going to be given to you. Kelvin Waites, Hit'em Before They Hit You
    No one is going to climb the stairs for you, you must start one stair at a time. None of us are entitled, we all must work for what we want in life.



  7. No one can give you your goals. No one can dig for you. This is your journey. Warren Philip Gates, Success and the Powerful Introvert




  8. Having a specific meaning and purpose in your life helps to encourage you towards living a fulfilling and inspired life. Vic Johnson, Goal Setting
    If life has no meaning then what is the purpose?



  9. Hold the words and intentions gently with you as you go about your day, take action as it's called for and as it feels right for you and then simply watch as life unfolds and opens up for you. Cat O'Connor, 30 Days Of Inspiration




  10. I'll never forget the advice my father gave me as I prepared to go outside and play one day: "There are good and bad kids in this place, so make sure you pick the right ones." Sonny West, Elvis: Still Taking Care of Business


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    You may be surprised by the thoughts of the authors of these inspirational quotes about what determines success in life. Wise quotes to reflect on and apply to life.


  12. Inspiration is a message from your unconscious wisdom telling you to go out there and be the fullest, most positive expression of you who you REALLY are. Paul Dalton
    Being inspired allows you to do things that perhaps you once thought were not possible. Be yourself, have confidence in your abilities, and when faced with setbacks don't give up find a way, look for the positive solution - it is there! Your attitude plays such an important part in your life, always keep it positive.



  13. Success is inevitable if you keep moving. The only thing that matters is that you keep going. The only way to truly fail at a marathon is to stop taking the next step. Tim Grahl, Running Down a Dream
    The key phrase in this quote is "keep moving." Far to often people stop when faced with obstacles or failure. Sometimes we have to take a step back to be able to step forward and succeed.




  14. Determine what motivates you and you can find your path to love, happiness and influence and that which you seek to make your life complete. Louis Howard, Inside The Minds of Champions
    To find success, you need to find what motivates you, what you have a passion for.



  15. Quitters never win. Winners never quit! Dr. Irene C. Kassorla
    It goes without saying that you will never win if you give up. Have a winning attitude, be determined.



  16. Everyone has the potential to live a fulfilling life. The difference lies in how we look at things. Vishal Pandey, Positive Thinking
    Are you living to your full potential? Keep your attitude positive and find solutions that are stopping you from finding success.




  17. There's no such thing as lack of time, only lack of focus. We can all do the things we really want to do. Robyn Pearce, Getting a Grip on Time Management
    Why do some people seem to accomplish more than others? The difference is there ability to stay focused. Each of us has the same hours in a day, but the biggest difference is how we use each hour - do we sleep in or are we inspired and get up an hour early?




  18. "In the business world, you might remember leaders who inspired you to develop your own skills and possibly to take chances." Michael A. Pitcher, Seven eLements of Leadership for a New Breed of Leader




  19. Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. Peter F Drucker
    Peter Drucker has been providing inspiration through education and business advice for years. Starting a business is a risk and it takes courage but this is rarely thought about when the business is successful. May this quote be a reminder that life will bring you rewards if you have courage in making your decisions.




  20. Life without purpose is meaningless. Amy Torres, Sweet Dreams of Awakening
    Imagine getting up in the morning and having no purpose, having nothing to do. Imagine how boring life would be. Everyone has a purpose and we need to discover to fulfill our purpose for being.



  21. It is life's principle and you have to accept it as it comes; nothing happens when nothing is done. Israelmore Ayivor, Let's go to the Next Level
    Let this inspirational quote encourage you to take action. Unless you take action nothing changes!



  22. Being confident with what you do drives you to achieve your goals, work at your best and overcome any challenges that come your way.
    Matt Morris, CPCC, Positive Thinking
    This inspirational quote truly captures a key to success, let it remind you to be confident, to do your best, and to not give up when you face challenges!




  23. Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen. Wayne Huizenga
    Motivational quotes on achieving success are many, but these words will make the difference in achieving success or just wishing for success. Which are you - the dreamer or the doer? Be the doer and succeed!



  24. Whether in athletics, business, government, or in the context of one's own family, the best leaders inspire others to harness their utmost potential to benefit the common good. Peter Tormey, The Thursday Speeches




  25. Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. Bill Bradley
    You can have lots of ambition but if you don't persist when the going gets tough then you will never reach success.



  26. ...goals allow you to take control. Instead of living life by chance, you live by choice. Kam Knight, Goal Setting
    Set your goals, take your life in the direction you want to see your future unfold.



  27. If you've set goals and you want to achieve them, you have to think positively and achieving those goals will be a lot easier. Becca Earl, Positive Thinking
    To succeed in achieving your goals you must first believe that your goals are possible!



  28. The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Steve Jobs
    This quote has been said many ways but it comes down to loving the work that you are doing. When you find that you will find that what you are doing is no longer work.



  29. Remember to focus on goals that are within your control. Tony Dungy, The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge


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  31. The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have. Yiddish Proverb
    The first time I read this inspirational proverb it made me stop and realize how rich I could be if I just changed my thinking. Rather than wanting we need to focus and appreciate what we have. We may be more successful in life than we realize if we adopt these words.



  32. You gotta stay hungry! Stay focused! And you better have heart! The heart of a champion! Eric Thomas




  33. For every dream that you have, your week needs to match that dream. Eric Thomas
    These inspirational words by Eric Thomas holds a secret to success. We all have dreams but are you taking the action each and every week to move you in the direction of your dream. Or, are you just dreaming or wishing? To achieve success in life you need goals and action plans but most importantly you have to take action.




  34. Whether you think you can or think you can't you're right. Henry Ford
    This is one of the many famous quotes said many years ago by Henry Ford, but it still holds true. It may seem funny, but your attitude, your thinking will determine your success.



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