Colin Powell

Colin Powell

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“If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters.”
“Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard and play hard.”
“Faults are yours to fix, not to curse.”
“Only by attracting the best people will you accomplish great deeds.”
“Always show more kindness than seems necessary because the person receiving it needs it more than you will ever know.”
“Have a vision. Be demanding.”
“Trust is the glue that holds people together and is the lubricant that keeps an organization moving forward.”
“Get mad, then get over it.”
“Remain calm. Be kind.”
“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure.”
“Don't bother people for help without first trying to solve the problem yourself.”
“A dream doesn't become reality through magic it takes sweat, determination and hard work.”
“Always focus on the front windshield and not the rear view mirror.”
“Giving back involves a certain amount of giving up.”
“Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand.”
“Leadership is solving problems”
“It ain't where you start in life, it's where you end up, and what you did along the way.”
“None of us can change our yesterdays but all of us can change our tomorrows.”
“Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.”
“Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.”

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