Colin Powell Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Colin Powell quotes, Colin Powell sayings, and Colin Powell proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. Colin Powell
Get mad, then get over it. Colin Powell
A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. Colin Powell
A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. Colin Powell
Giving back involves a certain amount of giving up. Colin Powell
Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. Colin Powell
Don't let your ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn't go with it. Colin Powell
Pissing people off doesn't mean you're doing the right things, but doing the right things will almost inevitably piss people off. Colin Powell
The healthiest competition occurs when average people win by putting above average effort. Colin Powell
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. Colin Powell
No battle plan survives contact with the enemy. Colin Powell
Giving back involves a certain amount of giving up. Colin Powell
Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand. Colin Powell
Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off. Colin Powell
Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. Colin Powell
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty, and persistence. Colin Powell
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. Colin Powell
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. Colin Powell
A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. Colin Powell
Always focus on the front windshield and not the review mirror. Colin Powell
It ain't as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning. Colin Powell
A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. Colin Powell
A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. Colin Powell
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure. Colin Powell
A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. Colin Powell
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning form failure. Colin Powell
Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier. Colin Powell
A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work. Colin Powell
The healthiest competition occurs when average people win by putting in above-average effort. Colin Powell
Every organization should tolerate rebels who tell the emperor he has no clothes. Colin Powell