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Colin Powell

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if your life is not better.
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This is very regrettable
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I don't want to spend the rest of my life giving speeches.
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The freedom to do your best means nothing unless you are willing to do your best.
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War should be the politics of last resort. And when we go to war, we should have a purpose that our ...
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It's a disgrace that we have millions of people who are uninsured.
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You don't know what you can get away with until you try.
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Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, t...
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I always like to take my time and examine the two candidates, see not only the two candidates but th...
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A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.
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Organization doesn't really accomplish anything. Plans don't accomplish anything, either. Theories o...
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There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failu...
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The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They hav...
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It's nice to say let's be bipartisan. But we're a partisan nation. We were raised as a p...
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My own experience is use the tools that are out there. Use the digital world. But never lose sight o...
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Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.
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We need to understand that we as citizens and as a government in any community throughout this count...
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Never let your ego get so close to your position that when your position goes, your ego goes with it...
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Don't bother people for help without first trying to solve the problem yourself.
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Surround yourself with people who take their work seriously, but not themselves, those who work hard...
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In my conversations this afternoon with Arafat we discussed this in considerable detail, ... And he ...
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Fit no stereotypes. Don't chase the latest management fads. The situation dictates which approach be...
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It isn't enough just to scream at the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. We need our political s...
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The purposes of the United States should not be doubted. The Security Council resolutions will be en...
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Have fun in your command. Don't always run at a breakneck pace. Take leave when you've earned it: Sp...
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You can't just have slogans, you can't just have catchy phrases. You have to have an agenda....
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I don't think it's racism, I think it's economic. But poverty disproportionately affects African-Ame...
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They will not succeed, for we stand united in the global war against terrorism -- war that compels t...
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President Reagan fueled the spirit of America. His smile, his optimism, his total belief in the ulti...
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