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Monday, February 19, 2018

Presidents’ Day Quotes 2018

Presidents’ Day Quotes 2018


Presidents’ Day is the time to celebrate your favorite U.S. presidents past and present. It’s a federal holiday that recognizes the accomplishments of past U.S. presidents and thus the time to be patriotic for your Country. Presidents’ Day was originally established to celebrate George Washington’s birthday, but now third Monday in February is dedicated to this day. Established in 1885, it is still officially known as "Washington's Birthday." George Washington's birthday was celebrated on Feb. 22, but after the 1971 Uniform Holiday Bill, Presidents Day started to becelebrated on the third Monday in February. Thus, this day is now celebration for Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Jefferson or any President. 

  • I had rather be on my farm than be emperor of the world. -George Washington
  • If hard work is not another name for talent, it is the best possible substitute for it. -James Garfield

  • Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom. -Thomas Jefferson
  • You don’t get everything you want. A dictatorship would be a lot easier. -George W. Bush
  • We should live our lives as though Christ were coming this afternoon. -Jimmy Carter
  • There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. -Bill Clinton
  • If men were angels, no government would be necessary. -James Madison
  • Think about every problem, every challenge, we face. The solution to each starts with education. -George H.W. Bush
  • “If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” – George Washington
  • “Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst and cold.” — Thomas Jefferson
  • “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” — John Quincy Adams
  • “If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all of the time; but you can't fool all of the people all of the time.” — Abraham Lincoln
  • “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. In this life we get nothing save by effort.” — Theodore Roosevelt
  • Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally destructive. -Theodore Roosevelt
  • When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. -Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. -Harry S. Truman
  • Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. -Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. -John F. Kennedy
  • The success of our popular government rests wholly upon the correct interpretation of the deliberate, intelligent, dependable popular will of America. -Warren Harding
  • No president who performs his duties faithfully and conscientiously can have any leisure. -James Polk
  • Officeholders are the agents of the people, not their masters. -Grover Cleveland
  • Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first. -Ronald Reagan
  • History, in general, only informs us what bad government is. -Thomas Jefferson
  • The lesson of history is rarely learned by the actors themselves. -James A. Garfield
  • Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die. -Herbert Hoover
  • I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual nowadays to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot. -Abraham Lincoln
  • I leave you, hoping that the lamp of liberty will burn in your bosoms until there shall no longer be a doubt that all men are created free and equal. -Abraham Lincoln
  • The chief business of the American people is business. -Calvin Coolidge
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