Leadership Quotes

By U.S. Presidents

 

“The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes up short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement; and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly …”

                                       Theodore Roosevelt

                                                  U.S. President

                                                  Mason

 

“It is understanding that gives us an ability to have peace.  When we understand the other fellow’s viewpoint, and he understands our, then we can sit down and work out our differences.  The buck stops here.”

                                      Harry S. Truman

                                                    U.S. President

                                                    Shrine Mason

 

“Let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.  We look forward to a world founded upon four essential human freedoms.  The first is freedom of speech and expression.  The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way.  The third is freedom from want … The fourth is freedom from fear.

                                     Franklin D Roosevelt

                                                  U.S. President

                                                   Mason

 

“And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.”

                                   John F. Kennedy

                                                     U.S. President

 

 

“I do the very best I know how – the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing it until the end.  Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”

                                     Abraham Lincoln

                                                      U.S. President

 

 

“Leadership: the art of getting someone else to do something you

 want done because he wants to do it.”

                                       Dwight D. Eisenhower

                                                       U.S. President

 

 

“Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your

 reputation, for ‘tis better to be alone than in bad company.

                                  George Washington

                                              U.S. President

                                             Mason

 

 

“Whenever you are to do a thing, though it can never be known but to yourself, ask yourself how you would act were all the world looking

 at you, and act accordingly.”

                                 Thomas Jefferson

                                            U.S. President

                                         Mason

 

“Interest does not tie nations together, it sometimes separates them.  But sympathy and understanding do unite them.

                                 Woodrow Wilson

                                             U.S. President