Colin Powell

Colin Powell

Quotes and Inspiration

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

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