Presidents Day: 7 quotes on leadership and hard work

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This weekend, on George Washington’s birthday, we take time to celebrate all of the past leaders of our great nation. Here are seven quotes on leadership and hard work to inspire you in your own place of work…

“It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Leave nothing for tomorrow which can be done today.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.” – Andrew Jackson

“It’s amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” – Harry S. Truman

“By leadership we mean the art of getting someone else to do something that you want done because he wants to do it, not because your position of power can compel him to do it.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower

“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 Ford

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” – Thomas Jefferson

John Pettit

John Pettit

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