Presidential Quotes

225 Inspirational Presidential Quotes: From Every US President

The United States of America has witnessed 45 individuals as 46 presidents in its 232 years of history. The president of the United States is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America. They have done extraordinary things and said extraordinary words.

We have tailored a collection of top 5 quotes from each US president with quote images. Here you will found 225 presidential quotes. These are some of the most inspiring and wise quotes that you can found from all of the US presidents.

George Washington (1789–1797)

George Washington served as the first president of the United States. He is known as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Washington was born on February 22, 1732, at Popes Creek in Westmoreland County, Virginia. Washington led the Patriot forces to victory in the American Revolutionary War. Later he established the Constitution of the United States and a federal government. On March 13, 1978, Washington was militarily ranked General of the Armies, an honor that has only been awarded twice in the history of the United States.

Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light. George Washington
Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected. George Washington
Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. George Washington
Perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages. George Washington
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism. George Washington

John Adams (1797–1801)

John Adams Jr. served as the second president of the United States. He was born on October 30, 1735 (October 19, 1735, Old Style, Julian calendar), to John Adams Sr. and Susanna Boylston. John Adams was a statesman, attorney, diplomat, writer, and Founding Father. Adams and his son are the only presidents of the first twelve that did not own slaves in their lives.

Do justly. Love mercy. Walk humbly. This is enough. John Adams
Everything in life should be done with reflection. John Adams
Let us tenderly and kindly cherish therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write. John Adams
A man ought to avow his opinions and defend them with boldness. John Adams
You will never be alone with a poet in your pocket. John Adams

Thomas Jefferson (1801–1809)

Thomas Jefferson served as the third president of the United States. He was born on April 13, 1743 (April 2, 1743, Old Style, Julian calendar), at the family home in Shadwell Plantation in the Colony of Virginia. He was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He had previously s served as the second vice president of the United States.

One man with courage is a majority. Thomas Jefferson
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money. Thomas Jefferson
Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching. Thomas Jefferson
Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom. Thomas Jefferson
Every day is lost in which we do not learn something useful. Man has no nobler or more valuable possession than time. Thomas Jefferson

James Madison (1809–1817)

James Madison Jr. served as the 4th president of the United States. He was born on March 16, 1751 (March 5, 1750) Old Style) at Belle Grove Plantation near Port Conway in the Colony of Virginia. Madison is considered one of the most important Founding Fathers of the United States, and historians have generally ranked him as an above-average president.

Philosophy is common sense with big words. James Madison
If men were angels, no government would be necessary. James Madison
Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. James Madison
Knowledge will forever govern ignorance. James Madison
Experience is the oracle of truth. James Madison

James Monroe (1817–1825)

James Monroe served as the 5th president of the United States. He was born April 28, 1758, in his parents' house in a wooded area of Westmoreland County, Virginia. Monroe was the last president of the Virginia dynasty; his presidency coincided with the Era of Good Feelings.

Our country may be likened to a new house. We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all - liberty! James Monroe
National honor is the national property of the highest value. James Monroe
A king without power is an absurdity. James Monroe
A little flattery will support a man through great fatigue. James Monroe
Never did a government commence under auspices so favorable, nor ever was success so complete. James Monroe

John Quincy Adams (1825–1829)

John Quincy Adams served as the 6th president of the United States. He was born on July 11, 1767, to John and Abigail Adams (née Smith) in a part of Braintree, Massachusetts that is now Quincy. He previously served as the eighth United States Secretary of State from 1817 to 1825. During his long diplomatic and political career, Adams also served as an ambassador, and as a member of the United States Senate and House of Representatives representing Massachusetts.

Try and fail,but don't fail to try. John Quincy Adams
Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone. John Quincy Adams
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air. John Quincy Adams
Be a great speaker, become a leader. John Quincy Adams
Gratitude, warm, sincere, intense, when it takes possession of the bosom, fills the soul to overflowing and scarce leaves room for any other sentiment or thought. John Quincy Adams

Andrew Jackson (1829–1837)

Andrew Jackson served as the seventh president of the United States. He was born on March 15, 1767, in the Waxhaws region of the Carolinas. Jackson gained fame as a general in the United States Army and served in both houses of the U.S. Congress.

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in. Andrew Jackson
You must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing. Andrew Jackson
There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it. Andrew Jackson
Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there. Andrew Jackson
Fear not, the people may be deluded for a moment, but cannot be corrupted. Andrew Jackson

Martin Van Buren (1837–1841)

Martin Van Buren served as the 8th president of the United States. He was born Maarten Van Buren on December 5, 1782, in Kinderhook, New York. Van Buren is a founder of the Democratic Party. He had previously served as the ninth governor of New York, the tenth United States secretary of state, and the eighth vice president of the United States.

It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't. Martin Van Buren
The people under our system, like the king in a monarchy, never dies. Martin Van Buren
No evil can result from its inhibition more pernicious than its toleration. Martin Van Buren
The less government interferes with private pursuits, the better for general prosperity. Martin Van Buren
The government should not be guided by Temporary Excitement, but by Sober Second Thought. Martin Van Buren

William Henry Harrison (1841)

William Henry Harrison served as the 9th president of the United States. He is the shortest-serving U.S. president in history. Harrison was born on February 9, 1773, at Berkeley Plantation, the home of the Harrison family of Virginia on the James River in Charles City County. Historian William W. Freehling calls him "the most dominant figure in the evolution of the Northwest territories into the Upper Midwest today".

To Englishmen, life is a topic, not an activity. William Henry Harrison
The only legitimate right to govern is an express grant of power from the governed. William Henry Harrison
The plea of necessity, that eternal argument of all conspirators. William Henry Harrison
The liberties of a people depend on their own constant attention to its preservation. William Henry Harrison
Sound morals, religious liberty, and a just sense of religious responsibility are essentially connected with all true and lasting happiness. William Henry Harrison

John Tyler (1841–1845)

John Tyler served as the 10th president of the United States. He was born on March 29, 1790, to a slave-owning Virginia family. John Tyler was elected vice president on the 1840 Whig ticket. He was the first vice president to succeed in the presidency without an election.

Nature governs man by no principle more fixed than that which leads him to pursue his interest. John Tyler
Wealth can only be accumulated by the earnings of industry and the savings of frugality. John Tyler
I can never consent to being dictated to. John Tyler
Parties are continually changing. The men of today give place to the men of tomorrow, and the idols which one set worship, the next destroy. John Tyler
Liberty and equality are captivating sounds, but they often captivate to destroy. John Tyler

James K. Polk (1845–1849)

James Knox Polk served as the 11th president of the United States. He was born on November 2, 1795, in a log cabin in Pineville, North Carolina. Paul H. Bergeron wrote in his study of Polk's presidency: "Virtually everyone remembers Polk and his expansionist successes. He produced a new map of the United States, which fulfilled a continent-wide vision."

Thank God, under our Constitution there was no connection between church and state. James K. Polk
With me it is exceptionally true that the Presidency is no bed of roses. James K. Polk
Minorities have a right to appeal to the Constitution as a shield against such oppression. James K. Polk
Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders, and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world. James K. Polk
We must ever mandate the principle that the people of this continent alone have the right to decide their own destiny. James K. Polk

Zachary Taylor (1849–1850)

Zachary Taylor served as the 12th president of the United States. He was born on November 24, 1784, on a plantation in Orange County, Virginia. He became a national hero as a result of his victories in the Mexican–American War.

Never judge a stranger by his clothes. Zachary Taylor
My wife was as much of a soldier as I was. Zachary Taylor
It would be judicious to act with magnanimity towards a prostrate foe. Zachary Taylor
A strong reputation is like a good bonfire. When you have one kindled it's easy to keep the flame burning, even if someone comes along and tries to piss on it. But if you fall asleep and neglect it...You'll wake up with ashes. Zachary Taylor
I regret nothing, but I am sorry that I am about to leave my friends. Zachary Taylor

Millard Fillmore (1850–1853)

Millard Fillmore served as the 13th president of the United States. He was born on January 7, 1800, in a log cabin, on a farm in what is now Moravia, Cayuga County, in the Finger Lakes region of New York. Fillmore was elected as the 12th vice president in 1848.

It is not strange... to mistake change for progress. Millard Fillmore
The nourishment from barbecue is palatable. Millard Fillmore
The ability to produce every necessity of life renders us independent in war as well as in peace. Millard Fillmore
It would be judicious to act with magnanimity towards a prostrate foe. Millard Fillmore
The man who can look upon a crisis without being willing to offer himself upon the altar of his country is not for public trust. Millard Fillmore

Franklin Pierce (1853–1857)

Franklin Pierce served as the 14th president of the United States. He was born on November 23, 1804. Pierce's presidency is widely regarded as a failure; he is often described as one of the worst presidents in American history.

If your past is limited, your future is boundless. Franklin Pierce
Frequently the more trifling the subject, the more animated and protracted the discussion. Franklin Pierce
I never justify, sustain, or in any way or to any extent uphold this cruel, heartless, aimless unnecessary war. Franklin Pierce
You have summoned me in my weakness. You must sustain me by your strength. Franklin Pierce
Of all knaves the religious knave is the worst. Franklin Pierce

James Buchanan (1857–1861)

James Buchanan Jr. served as the 15th president of the United States. He was born on April 23, 1791. James Buchanan Jr. was a states' rights advocate and minimized the role of the federal government in the nation's final years of slavery.

I like the noise of democracy. James Buchanan
What is right and what is practicable are two different things. James Buchanan
Liberty must be allowed to work out its natural results; and these will, ere long, astonish the world. James Buchanan
The ballot box is the surest arbiter of disputes among free men. James Buchanan
There is nothing stable but Heaven and the Constitution. James Buchanan

Abraham Lincoln (1861–1965)

Abraham Lincoln served as the 16th president of the United States. Lincoln led the nation through the American Civil War, the country's greatest moral, cultural, constitutional, and political crisis. He was viewed by abolitionists as a champion of human liberty. Lincoln is remembered as a martyr and hero of the United States and is consistently ranked as one of the greatest presidents in American history.

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm. Abraham Lincoln
The ballot is stronger than the bullet. Abraham Lincoln
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be. Abraham Lincoln
He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help. Abraham Lincoln
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have. Abraham Lincoln

Andrew Johnson (1865–1869)

Andrew Johnson served as the 17th president of the United States. He was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, on December 29, 1808. Johnson was born into poverty in Raleigh, North Carolina, and he never attended school. Andrew Johnson also served as the 16th Vice President of the United States.

Slavery exists. It is black in the South, and white in the North. Andrew Johnson
Tyranny and despotism can be exercised by many, more rigorously, more vigorously, and more severely, than by one. Andrew Johnson
Without a home there can be no good citizen. With a home there can be no bad one. Andrew Johnson
Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide. Andrew Johnson
The goal to strive for is a poor government but a rich people. Andrew Johnson

Ulysses S. Grant (1869–1877)

Ulysses S. Grant served as the 18th president of the United States. He was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio, on April 27, 1822. As president, Grant was an effective civil rights executive who created the Justice Department and worked with the Radical Republicans to protect African Americans during Reconstruction.

Let us have peace. Ulysses S. Grant
In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins. Ulysses S. Grant
If men make war in slavish obedience to rules, they will fail. Ulysses S. Grant
My failures have been errors in judgment, not of intent. Ulysses S. Grant
There are but few important events in the affairs of men brought about by their own choice. Ulysses S. Grant

Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1877–1881)

Rutherford Birchard Hayes served as the 19th president of the United States. He was born in Delaware, Ohio, on October 4, 1822. Rutherford Birchard Hayes's presidency represents a turning point in U.S. history, as historians consider it the formal end of Reconstruction.

One of the tests of the civilization of people is the treatment of its criminals. Rutherford B. Hayes
Virtue is defined to be mediocrity, of which either extreme is vice. Rutherford B. Hayes
Must swear off from swearing. Bad habit. Rutherford B. Hayes
Universal suffrage is sound in principle. The radical element is right. Rutherford B. Hayes
Every expert was once a beginner. Rutherford B. Hayes

James A. Garfield (1881)

James Abram Garfield served as the 20th president of the United States. Garfield was born on November 19, 1831, in a log cabin in Orange Township, now Moreland Hills, Ohio. James A. Garfield is the only sitting member of the United States House of Representatives to be elected to the presidency.

Ideas control the world. James A. Garfield
The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable. James A. Garfield
Right reason is stronger than force. James A. Garfield
A brave man is a man who dares to look the Devil in the face and tell him he is a Devil. James A. Garfield
Things don't turn up in this world until somebody turns them up. James A. Garfield

Chester A. Arthur (1881–1885)

Chester Alan Arthur served as the 21st president of the United States. He was born in Fairfield, Vermont on October 5, 1829. He served as quartermaster general of the New York Militia during the American Civil War Chester A. Arthur previously served as the 20th vice president.

Men may die, but the fabrics of free institutions remains unshaken. Chester A. Arthur
If it were not for the reporters, I would tell you the truth. Chester A. Arthur
Where you stand depends where you sit. Chester A. Arthur
Honors to me now are not what they once were. Chester A. Arthur
I may be president of the United States, but my private life is nobody's damned business. Chester A. Arthur

Grover Cleveland (1885–1889) (1893–1897)

Stephen Grover Cleveland served as the 22nd and 24th president of the United States. He was born on March 18, 1837, in Caldwell, New Jersey. Grover Cleveland was one of two Democrats (followed by Woodrow Wilson in 1912) to be elected president during the era of Republican presidential domination dating from 1861 to 1933.

A cause worth fighting for is worth fighting for to the end. Grover Cleveland
Some day I will be better remembered. Grover Cleveland
The ship of democracy, which has weathered all storms, may sink through the mutiny of those on board. Grover Cleveland
We will not forget that Liberty has here made her home; nor shall her chosen altar be neglected. Grover Cleveland
A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil. Grover Cleveland

Benjamin Harrison (1889–1893)

Benjamin Harrison served as the 23rd president of the United States. He was born on August 20, 1833, in North Bend, Ohio. During the American Civil War, Benjamin Harrison served in the Union Army as a colonel, and was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a brevet brigadier general of volunteers in 1865.

Great lives never go out; they go on. Benjamin Harrison
The bud of victory is always in the truth. Benjamin Harrison
I'd rather have a bullet inside of me than to be living in constant dread of one. Benjamin Harrison
It is often easier to assemble armies than it is to assemble army revenues. Benjamin Harrison
Prayer steadies one when he is walking in slippery places - even if things asked for are not given. Benjamin Harrison

William McKinley (1897–1901)

William McKinley served as the 25th president of the United States. He was born in 1843 in Niles, Ohio. McKinley was the last president to have served in the American Civil War.

In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest. William McKinley
The free man cannot be long an ignorant man. William McKinley
Our differences are policies; our agreements, principles. William McKinley
That's all a man can hope for during his lifetime - to set an example - and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history. William McKinley
Expositions are the timekeepers of progress. William McKinley

Theodore Roosevelt (1901–1909)

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. served as the 26th president of the United States. He was born on October 27, 1858, at 28 East 20th Street in Manhattan, New York City. Theodore Roosevelt is generally ranked in polls of historians and political scientists as one of the five best presidents.

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. Theodore Roosevelt
The only man who never makes a mistake is the man who never does anything. Theodore Roosevelt
Get action. Seize the moment. Man was never intended to become an oyster. Theodore Roosevelt
Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time. Theodore Roosevelt
The most successful politician is he who says what the people are thinking most often in the loudest voice. Theodore Roosevelt

William H. Taft (1909–1913)

William Howard Taft served as the 27th president of the United States. He was born September 15, 1857, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Alphonso Taft and Louise Torrey. William Howard Taft was the tenth chief justice of the United States (1921–1930). He is the only person to have held both offices.

Don't write so that you can be understood, write so that you can't be misunderstood. William Howard Taft
A man never knows exactly how the child of his brain will strike other people. William Howard Taft
The trouble with me is that I like to talk too much. William Howard Taft
Enthusiasm for a cause sometimes warps judgment. William Howard Taft
No tendency is quite so strong in human nature as the desire to lay down rules of conduct for other people. William Howard Taft

Woodrow Wilson (1913–1921)

Thomas Woodrow Wilson served as the 28th president of the United States. Thomas Woodrow Wilson was born on December 28, 1856 Staunton, Virginia. Wilson changed the nation's economic policies and led the United States into World War I in 1917.

Tell me what is right and I will fight for it. Woodrow Wilson
The history of liberty is a history of resistance. Woodrow Wilson
The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it. Woodrow Wilson
One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat. Woodrow Wilson
Caution is the confidential agent of selfishness. Woodrow Wilson

Warren G. Harding (1921–1923)

Warren Gamaliel Harding served as the 29th president of the United States. He was born on November 2, 1865, in Blooming Grove, Ohio. Warren G. Harding was one of the most popular U.S. presidents to that point.

Honesty is the great essential. It exalts the individual citizenship, and, without honesty, no man deserves the confidence of the people in private pursuit or in public office. Warren G. Harding
Our most dangerous tendency is to expect too much of government, and at the same time do for it too little. Warren G. Harding
America's present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration. Warren G. Harding
I am not fit for this office and never should have been here. Warren G. Harding
I don't know much about Americanism, but it's a damn good word with which to carry an election. Warren G. Harding

Calvin Coolidge (1923–1929)

John Calvin Coolidge Jr. served as the 30th president of the United States. He was born on July 4, 1872, in Plymouth Notch, Vermont. Calvin Coolidge was also governor of Massachusetts and 29th vice president of the United States.

No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave. Calvin Coolidge
If you don't say anything, you won't be called on to repeat it. Calvin Coolidge
Advertising is the life of trade. Calvin Coolidge
No man ever listened himself out of a job. Calvin Coolidge
Duty is not collective; it is personal. Calvin Coolidge

Herbert Hoover (1929–1933)

Herbert Clark Hoover served as the 31st president of the United States. He was born on August 10, 1874, in West Branch, Iowa. Hoover was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Charles University in Prague and University of Helsinki in March 1938.

Words without actions are the assassins of idealism. Herbert Hoover
The spirit of liberalism is to create free men; it is not the regimentation of men. Herbert Hoover
Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die. Herbert Hoover
Peace can be contributed to by respect for our ability in defense. Herbert Hoover
The pause between the errors and trials of the day and the hopes of the night. Herbert Hoover

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933–1945)

Franklin Delano Roosevelt served as the 32nd president of the United States. He was born on January 30, 1882, in the Hudson Valley town of Hyde Park, New York. Roosevelt won a record four presidential elections and became a central figure in world events during the first half of the 20th century.

When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds. Franklin D. Roosevelt
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Be sincere; be brief; be seated. Franklin D. Roosevelt
Remember you are just an extra in everyone else's play. Franklin D. Roosevelt

Harry S. Truman (1945–1953)

Harry S. Truman served as the 33rd president of the United States. He was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884. Harry S. Truman authorized the first and only use of nuclear weapons in war.

Actions are the seed of fate deeds grow into destiny. Harry S Truman
If you can't convince them, confuse them. Harry S Truman
The reward of suffering is experience. Harry S Truman
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. Harry S Truman
If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. Harry S Truman

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953–1961)

Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower served as the 34th president of the United States. Dwight David Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas. During World War II, he served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe, and achieved the rare five-star rank of General of the Army.

Only our individual faith in freedom can keep us free. Dwight D. Eisenhower
In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable. Dwight D. Eisenhower
Pessimism never won any battle. Dwight D. Eisenhower
May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion. Dwight D. Eisenhower
There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs. Dwight D. Eisenhower

John F. Kennedy (1961–1963)

John Fitzgerald Kennedy served as the 35th president of the United States. He was born outside Boston in Brookline, Massachusetts on May 29, 1917, at 83 Beals Street. Kennedy was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for his conduct during and after the loss of PT-109, as well as the Purple Heart for being wounded.

Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly. John F. Kennedy
Things do not happen. Things are made to happen. John F. Kennedy
Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate. John F. Kennedy
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. John F. Kennedy
A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on. John F. Kennedy

Lyndon B. Johnson (1963–1969)

Lyndon Baines Johnson served as the 36th president of the United States. He was born on August 27, 1908, near Stonewall, Texas. Johnson had previously served as the 37th vice president.

Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time. Lyndon B. Johnson
Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose. Lyndon B. Johnson
The guns and the bombs, the rockets and the warships, are all symbols of human failure. Lyndon B. Johnson
The noblest search is the search for excellence. Lyndon B. Johnson
Books and ideas are the most effective weapons against intolerance and ignorance. Lyndon B. Johnson

Richard M. Nixon (1969–1974)

Richard Milhous Nixon served as the 37th president of the United States. He was born on January 9, 1913, in Yorba Linda, California. Nixon previously served as the 36th vice president.

Tell them to send everything that can fly. Richard M. Nixon
The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire. Richard M. Nixon
If you take no risks, you will suffer no defeats. But if you take no risks, you win no victories. Richard M. Nixon
Voters quickly forget what a man says. Richard M. Nixon
Once you get into this great stream of history, you can't get out. Richard M. Nixon

Gerald R. Ford (1974–1977)

Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. served as the 38th president of the United States. He was born Leslie Lynch King Jr. on July 14, 1913, at 3202 Woolworth Avenue in Omaha, Nebraska. He also served as the 40th vice president of the United States.

Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time. Gerald R. Ford
Things are more like today than they have ever been before. Gerald R. Ford
Truth is the glue that holds government together. Gerald R. Ford
The harder you work, the luckier you are, and I worked like hell. 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. Gerald R. Ford

Jimmy Carter (1977–1981)

James Earl Carter Jr. served as the 39th president of the United States. He was born on October 1, 1924, at the Wise Sanitarium (now the Lillian G. Carter Nursing Center) in Plains, Georgia, a hospital. Jimmy Carter was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in co-founding The Carter Center In 2002.

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries. Jimmy Carter
Unless both sides win, no agreement can be permanent. Jimmy Carter
Testing oneself is best when done alone. Jimmy Carter
You just have to have a simple faith. Jimmy Carter
To deal with individual human needs at the everyday level can be noble sometimes. Jimmy Carter

Ronald Reagan (1981–1989)

Ronald Wilson Reagan served as the 40th president of the United States. He was born on February 6, 1911. He was a Hollywood movie actor and union leader and also served as the 33rd governor of California from 1967 to 1975.

The future doesn't belong to the fainthearted; it belongs to the brave. Ronald Reagan
Trust, but verify. Ronald Reagan
The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help. Ronald Reagan
We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone. Ronald Reagan
A people free to choose will always choose peace. Ronald Reagan

George H. W. Bush (1989–1993)

George Herbert Walker Bush served as the 41st president of the United States. He was born in Milton, Massachusetts on June 12, 1924. George H. W. Bush also served as the 43rd vice president.

We know what works. Freedom Works. We know what's right. Freedom is right. George H. W. Bush
What's wrong with being a boring kind of guy? George H. W. Bush
We are a nation of communities... a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky. George H. W. Bush
It's a very good question, very direct, and I'm not going to answer it. George H. W. Bush
Old guys can still do fun things. George H. W. Bush

Bill Clinton (1993–2001)

William Jefferson Clinton served as the 42nd president of the United States. He was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946, at Julia Chester Hospital in Hope, Arkansas. Clinton served as governor of Arkansas twice.

I still believe in a place called Hope. Bill Clinton
You can put wings on a pig, but you don't make it an eagle. Bill Clinton
We must teach our children to resolve their conflicts with words, not weapons. Bill Clinton
Strength and wisdom are not opposing values. Bill Clinton
A man is more than the sum of all the things he can do. Bill Clinton

George W. Bush (2001–2009)

George Walker Bush served as the 43rd president of the United States. He was born on July 6, 1946, at Grace-New Haven Hospital (now Yale New Haven Hospital) in New Haven, Connecticut. Bush previously served as the 46th governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000.

Our nation must come together to unite. George W. Bush
Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended. George W. Bush
Everywhere that freedom stirs, let tyrants fear. George W. Bush
This way of life is worth defending. George W. Bush
Faith crosses every border and touches every heart in every nation. George W. Bush

Barack Obama (2009–2017)

Barack Hussein Obama II served as the 44th president of the United States. He was born on August 4, 1961, at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children in Honolulu, Hawaii. Obama was the first African-American president of the United States.

A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things. Barack Obama
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress. Barack Obama
My fellow Americans, we are and always will be a nation of immigrants. We were strangers once, too. Barack Obama
We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. Barack Obama
We proved that we are still a people capable of doing big things and tackling our biggest challenges. Barack Obama

Donald J. Trump (2017- 2021)

Donald John Trump served as the 45th president of the United States. He was born on June 14, 1946, at Jamaica Hospital in the borough of Queens in New York City. Trump is a businessman and Forbes estimated Trump's net worth at $2.4 billion.

Everything in life is luck. Donald Trump
As long as you're going to be thinking anyway, think big. Donald Trump
Sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make. Donald Trump
Without passion you don't have energy, with out energy you have nothing. Donald Trump
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war. Donald Trump

Joseph R. Biden (2021- Present)

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. is the 46th president of the United States. He was born November 20, 1942, at St. Mary's Hospital in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He served as the 47th vice president from 2009 to 2017.

Failure at some point in your life is inevitable, but giving up is unforgivable. Joe Biden
Life is a matter of really tough choices. Joe Biden
Innovation can only occur where you can breathe free. Joe Biden
Reality has a way of intruding. Reality eventually intrudes on everything. Joe Biden
No one ever doubts that I mean what I say. The problem is I sometimes say all that I mean. Joe Biden

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