Best Quotes by Colin Powell (Top 10)

  1. There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
  2. Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.
  3. When we are debating an issue, loyalty means giving me your honest opinion, whether you think I'll like it or not. Disagreement, at this state, stimulates me. But once a decision is made, the debate ends. From that point on, loyalty means executing the decision as if it were your own.
  4. A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
  5. Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off.
  6. If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.
  7. Get mad, then get over it.
  8. Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.
  9. You don't know what you can get away with until you try.
  10. The healthiest competition occurs when average people win by putting above average effort.

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