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Presidential Inspiration for your Independence Day

On our nation’s 238th birthday, we would like to share a few of our favorite quotes (in no particular order of importance) from our nation’s  Presidents to inspire, uplift, motivate, and perhaps even challenge you a greater version of yourself. (We’re all about continuous improvement over here…) Enjoy 🙂

“One man with courage is a majority.” ` Thomas Jefferson


“Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt


“A pen is certainly an excellent instrument to fix a man’s attention and to inflame his ambition.” ~ John Adams


“A little flattery will support a man through great fatigue.” ~ James Monroe


“Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.” ~ John Quincy Adams


“It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn’t.” ~ Martin Van Buren


“But I contend that the strongest of all governments is that which is most free.” ~ William Henry Harrison


“An honorable defeat is better than a dishonorable victory.” ~ Millard Filmore


“I have had many troubles in my life, but the worst of them never came.” ~ James Garfield


“It is now true that this is God’s Country, if equal rights—a fair start and an equal chance in the race of life are everywhere secured to all.” ~ Rutherford B. Hayes


“You can fool all of the people some of the time, and some of the people all of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.” ~ Abraham Lincoln


“A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.” ~ Harry S. Truman


“If we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity.” ~ John F. Kennedy


“America is too great for small dreams.”  ~ Ronald Reagan


“Recognizing and confronting our history is important. Transcending our history is essential. We are not limited by what we have done, or what we have left undone. We are limited only by what we are willing to do.” ~ George W. Bush


“Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”  ~Barack Obama


Here’s to the courage to pursue dreams, create the lives we want, and the freedom to enjoy every minute of the journey.