The United States has had the honor of electing some of the most inspiring President’s in history. A few of those inspiring quotes are listed below. As Americans we are proud of our heritage and our ability to look to our past presidents as sources of encouragement and blessing. Here are some inspiring Presidential quotes that will make you proud to be an American:

George Washington

  1. “It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.”
  2. “To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.”
  3. “It is better to be alone than in bad company.”
  4. “Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.”

Abraham Lincoln

  1. “Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”
  2. “Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.”
  3. “Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”
  4. “America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”

Franklin Roosevelt

  1. “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”
  2. “We must scrupulously guard the civil rights and civil liberties of all our citizens, whatever their background.”
  3. “We all have to accept that there are some things we can’t change. The only thing we can do is to make the best of what we have.”
  4. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”

John F. Kennedy

  1. “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.”
  2. “Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.”
  3. “The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.”
  4. “Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.”

Ronald Reagan

  1. “Government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem.”
  2. “We must reject the idea that every time a law is broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.”
  3. “Rather than cursing the darkness, light a candle.”
  4. “We must take steps that will in fact reduce the growth of government, simplify the tax code, and at the same time, get our fiscal house in order.”

Barack Obama

  1. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”
  2. “If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.”
  3. “Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself.”
  4. “We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent.”

Donald Trump

  1. “Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.”
  2. “What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate.”
  3. “If you’re going to be thinking anything, think big.”
  4. “Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.”

These inspiring Presidential quotes will make you proud to be an American. Whether you are a Democrat or Republican, these quotes can inspire you to think higher and strive to be your best. As Americans, we can look back to our past Presidents and their inspiring words to remind us that together we can create a brighter future.