When the President of the United States speaks, the whole world listens; the presidential quotes we have compiled tell you why that makes perfect sense.
Regardless of country, presidents make history when they speak; the American President is no exception. Being one of the most prominent figures of the world politics, the President of the United States surely has a say in matters within as well as outside his nation.
Famous Presidential Quotes
Right from George Washington to Barack Obama, every President has had something inspiring to share with us.
"A man is not finished when he's defeated; he's finished when he quits." ― Richard Nixon
"We must teach our children to resolve their conflicts with words, not weapons." ― Bill Clinton
"Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind." ― John F. Kennedy
"A government is like fire, a handy servant, but a dangerous master." ― George Washington
"The best leader is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and the self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it." ― Theodore Roosevelt
"In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock." ― Thomas Jefferson
"And so my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country." ― John F. Kennedy
"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." ― Woodrow Wilson
"You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you can not fool all the people all the time." ― Abraham Lincoln
"Leadership: the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it." ― Dwight D. Eisenhower
"It's not just enough to change the players. We've gotta change the game." ― Barack Obama
"A good leader can't get too far ahead of his followers." ― Franklin D. Roosevelt
"We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future." ― Franklin D. Roosevelt
And Their Funny Side
At times, even the President of the nation comes up with something that at least, brings a smile on your face, if not leave you in splits.
"He was a great father before politics, a great father during politics and a great father after politics." ― George W. Bush
"Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names." ― John F. Kennedy
"My job is a decision-making job. And as a result, I make a lot of decisions." ― George W. Bush
"Since I came to the White House, I got two hearing aids, a colon operation, skin cancer, a prostate operation, and I was shot. The damn thing is, I've never felt better in my life." ― Ronald Reagan
"I would have made a good Pope!" ― Richard Nixon
"I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered at the White House - with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone." ― John F. Kennedy
"Blessed are the young, for they will inherit the national debt." ― Herbert Hoover
"I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can't get my wife to go swimming." ― Jimmy Carter
"Being president is like running a cemetery: you've got a lot of people under you and nobody's listening." ― Bill Clinton
"The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help." ― Ronald Reagan
Their inspirational quotes have motivated us for several decades and also, made us laugh once in a while. The greatness of these quotes can be determined by the very fact that their magic prevails even after so many decades.