July 4 Salute: The Top Ten Motivational Quotes of American Military Leaders

By: Ken Streater | Leadership | Top Ten Lists

The top ten motivational quotes of American military leaders. Some of these may surprise you!

George Washington: “Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.”

Andrew Jackson: “I've got big shoes to fill. This is my chance to do something. I have to seize the moment.”

Winfield Scott:  “You have been baptized in fire and blood and have come out steel.”

Robert E. Lee: “Do your duty in all things. You can never do more, you should never do less.”

Ulysses S. Grant: “Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.”

George Patton: “Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.”

Douglas MacArthur: "The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself."

Dwight Eisenhower: "Accomplishments will prove to be a journey, not a destination."

Norman Schwarzkopf: "The truth of the matter is you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it."

Colin Powell: “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”